Monthly Archives: August 2013

May I Be Happy in You – A Prayer of Saint Augustine

May I Be Happy in You I beg of You, my God,  let me know You and love You  so that I may be happy in You.  And though I cannot do this fully in this life,  yet let me … Continue reading

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Mystic Monday Morsel

Jesus will say over and over again in his encounters with sinners and his disciples, ‘Today salvation has come to this house,’ and the psalmist sings out, ‘This is the day the Lord has made, let us be glad and … Continue reading

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Thank You, Jesus — A Prayer by Saint Bernard of Clairvaux 

Jesus, how sweet  is the very thought of you!  You fill my heart with joy.  The sweetness of your love  surpasses the sweetness of honey.  Nothing sweeter than you can be described; no words can express the joy of your … Continue reading

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Saint Augustine (354-430) ON PRAYER – II

[This is the ? of a series of posts featuring a saint, mystic, or writer to include some of their thoughts on prayer as well as a prayer written by or ascribed to him or her.  He is the most … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Cinema. (6 min, 37 sec)

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Prayers for the Sick and Suffering — Yet Another Litany 

Litany for then Sick and Suffering We pray for those in need of healing this day:   Lord Jesus, you healed all who came to you in faith and  sent forth your disciples to preach the Gospel and heal the … Continue reading

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Mystic Month:  The Season of Healing

[The Hebrew month of Elul is a 29 period of repentance leading up to the celebration of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. It is a time to seek and give forgiveness.    The month begins at sunset tomorrow August 6, 2013 … Continue reading

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Saint Alphonsus Liguori (1696-1787) ON PRAYER

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A Prayer by Saint Alphonsus Liguori on his Feast Day 

Prayer for the Gifts of the Holy Spirit Holy Spirit, divine Consoler, I adore You as my true God,  with God the Father and God the Son.  I adore You and unite myself to the adoration  You receive from the … Continue reading

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