Fatima visionaries – Who where the three Children of Fatima?

Our Lady of Fatima is the title given to the Blessed Virgin Mary according to her apparitions to three shepherd children at Fatima on the 13th day of six consecutive months in 1917. Fatima Portugal, receives about 4-5 million pilgrims a year. Lucia de Jesus dos Santos She was born at Aljustrel, Fatima, on March 22, 1907 and baptized on March 30 of that year. She left Fatima for the Hospice of Vilar, Porto, where she arrived on… Continue Reading

St Rita Novena 9 days – Patroness of Impossible Cases

The Novena in honour of St. Rita is recited in its entirety every day, alone or together with others. See also the Basilica of Saint Rita of Cascia, Italy with her Body and Tomb.  St Rita Novena 9 days – Patroness of impossible cases In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen. 1. We honour you, O Saint of Cascia, for your fidelity to your baptismal vows. Intercede for… Continue Reading

European Marian Network – Amazing 21 Marian Pilgrimages and Shrines

European Marian Network – Amazing 21 Marian Pilgrimages and Shrines

The European Marian Network joins 21 Marian shrines and pilgrimages from different countries in Europe. The European Marian Network was formed in 2003.  Our Blessed Virgin Mary is venerated in every country in different ways and by different Christian confessions. Many of them are situated behind the former «Iron Curtain». Almost every European country is represented in the European Marian Network. The best known Sanctuary of each country was chosen. Here is the complete list… Continue Reading

What does Jesus’ Parable of the wicked Tenants in the vineyard tell us?

1. Introductory prayer God gives us everything to be fruitful – the earth, the vine, the press, the tower. But we have our ideas about what to do in the vineyard and how. Bless me, Father, that I will be the vineyard that will bear fruit. Reading – Listening: The Gospel according to Matthew 21:33-43 The Parable of the wicked Tenants 33 “Listen to another parable: There was a landowner who planted a vineyard. He… Continue Reading

Mary, Our Lady undoer of knots Novena and Prayer – Bring your knots to Blessed Virgin Mary

Historical outline Johann Melchior Schmidtner painted in the year 1700 in Germany the image on which Mary unties knots on a string. Probably the “wedding band” of the couple who managed to avoid separation. The lower part of the image shows how the Archangel Rafael leads Toby to his future wife Sara. The image is in the St. Peter am Perlach church in Augsburg near Munich, and we can still see it today. The meaning… Continue Reading

The Parable of the Two Sons – Jesus emphasizes it is more important to look for actions than words

1. Introductory prayer Dear God you are waiting for me, you give me time, guide me on the path of conversion, so that I will know your will, in my life, as in the lives of other people 2. Reading – Listening: The Gospel according to The Parable of the Two Sons –  Matthew 21: 28-32 28 “What do you think? There was a man who had two sons. He went to the first and… Continue Reading

Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard – A person doesn’t tolerate if another is better. This is the original sin

1. Introductory prayer God the Father, you invite everyone with the screaming love, to the vineyard – one sooner, the other later, you give fruits of love in your goodness. I beg you, accept my thoughts about how something should happen, and bless the time and the difficulty of looking at it in faith, that You know where you are calling me. 2. Reading – Listening: The Gospel according to Matthew 20:1-16 – The Parable of… Continue Reading

Parable of the Unmerciful Servant – The two logics: the God’s merciful and the man’s calculating.

1. Introductory prayer Merciful Lord, You forgive me, always. It’s like your fountain of love does not have a n end for me. Well, to each of us you are gracious and forgive us. I am amazed at Your love for me, let alone to others. May my heart be inspired by Your heart and deepen for love for myself and for others. 2. Reading – Listening: The Gospel according to Matthew 18:21-35 The Parable… Continue Reading

San Damiano Cross is speaking to us also! Detailed explanation of the images and their meaning

We do not know the author of this beautiful and magnificent icon. He stayed hidden! But he left us a remarkable object which speaks of the spirit, of the Risen Jesus Christ in the light of the resurrection. In this article you will see how the cross of San Damiano left a strong appeal on st. Francis of Assisi. And we will go deep into the details of the images and their meaning of this beautiful… Continue Reading

Parable of the Weeds and Jesus’ answer why God allows suffering, exploitation, war – Matthew 13:24-43 Commentary

1. Introductory prayer Our God is a loving God who ensures that from a small seed a mighty tree grows, a little yeast overgrows everything – and all this at the right time. I beg you, my God, for patience and trust that I witness the growth from small to great, although in between it seems, as if bad will overgrown the good. 2. Reading – Listening: The Gospel according to Matthew 13:24-43 The Parable… Continue Reading

How to make a good Confession? With detailed guide for the Examination of Conscience for Confession

How to make a good confession, where to start, which are the sins, what should I do when I come to church for confession? We would like to help you make a confession a regular part of your everyday life. Read the article until the end and take this important decision to confess regularly. What is a Confession or Sacrament of Reconciliation? Confession is 50 % forgiveness and 50 % divine grace of the Holy… Continue Reading