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St. Joseph

2021-02-28T22:32:30+00:00February 26th, 2021|Categories: Catholic Practices, Celebration, Conference/Talk, Devotions, Invitation, Meditation, News, Prayer Intention, Sharings|Tags: , , , |

Who does not love St. Joseph? Religious and priests have a great devotion to St. Joseph, and so do many faithful Catholics. He is the silent Saint, did not say a word in the Gospel, and worked and lived quietly with Jesus and Mary - and yet, the Church declared him Patron of the Universal [...]

Chair of Peter

2021-02-23T21:25:49+00:00February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Authority of the Church, Catholic Church, Catholic Practices, Celebration, Conference/Talk, News, Papal Decree|Tags: , , , , |

What is the Chair of Peter? There is a physical meaning to this "chair." But we celebrate on February 22, the spiritual significance of it. According to Pope Benedict XVI: Our "liturgy celebrates the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter. This is a very ancient tradition, proven to have existed in Rome since the [...]

Confession during Pandemic

2021-01-29T13:00:49+00:00January 23rd, 2021|Categories: Catholic Practices, Celebration, Conference/Talk, Devotions, Invitation, News, Prayerlife, Sacrament|Tags: , , , , , |

Confession is a significant part of our Catholic life. But during this pandemic, almost all our practices are on hold. Going to a priest for confession is one of them. What can we do then? Must we wait to have our sins forgiven until we can go to the Sacrament?Here is a short video where [...]

The Liturgical Seasons

2021-01-28T23:15:41+00:00January 18th, 2021|Categories: Celebration, Devotions, Invitation, News, Season|Tags: , , , |

The Catholic Church's calendar is divided into six liturgical seasons, beginning with Advent, then Christmas, Ordinary Time, Lent, Easter Triduum, and Easter. The Ordinary Time starts after Christmas but is interrupted on its first weeks by the onset of the Lenten season followed by the Easter season. Then Easter culminates at the celebration of Pentecost [...]

SSpSAP Year of Grace

2020-12-18T12:37:45+00:00December 12th, 2020|Categories: Arnoldus Family, Celebration, Founder, Invitation, Motherhouse in Steyl, News, Religious life, Sharings|Tags: , , , , , |

We celebrated the Holy Mass on December 8, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary, with much joy and gratitude. This day begins the Jubilee Year of our congregation, the Year of Grace. On December 8, 2021, we will be celebrating the 125th Anniversary of our foundation. Thank God, through Fr. Arnold [...]

The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

2020-12-07T20:41:15+00:00December 7th, 2020|Categories: Celebration, Devotions, Meditation, News, Sharings|Tags: , , , |

On December 8, the Catholic Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. As Catholics, we accept and believe this doctrine. But do we really understand what it means? Here are two videos of Fr. Mike Schmitz and Dr. Edward Sri explaining this Doctrine in a way that we can [...]

Dr. Peter Kreeft: Great Philosopher of our Present Time

2020-11-26T20:41:31+00:00November 26th, 2020|Categories: Conference/Talk, News, Sharings|Tags: , |

In this our present time, we have a great and outstanding, yet humble philosopher with a good sense of humor in the person of Dr. Peter Kreeft. You've got to listen to all his YouTube conferences or read the many books he has written and published, and it will prove to you that he is [...]

Halloween, All Saints and All Souls Day

2020-11-01T20:08:27+00:00November 1st, 2020|Categories: Celebration, Devotions, News, Sharings, Videos|Tags: , , , , |

We've already released our November Newsletter, and there we put a link to a Talk by Fr. Chris Alar about Purgatory. We are inserting it again here for those who do not have access to our online Newsletter: Just a few minutes ago, we found a new Talk again by Fr. Alar expounding further on [...]

Autumn

2020-10-30T23:38:44+00:00October 20th, 2020|Categories: Nature, Season|Tags: , , |

Autumn never stops to fascinate me. Someone said that Autumn is a low-mood season - many people feel depressed during this time. It may be true, especially when it starts to rain for several days and all the leaves fall to the ground, turn brown and eventually decay. The surrounding gets wet and messy, not [...]

Happy Birthday, Mama!

2020-09-09T10:01:48+00:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: Celebration, Devotions, Greetings, Meditation, News, Sharings|Tags: , , , , |

Birthday of who's Mama? And who is the Mama? Today, September 8, the Catholic Church celebrates the feast of Mary's Birth. We, Catholics, indeed celebrate our Blessed Mother's birthday and we give her gifts of love and sing songs of gratitude and joy. It is just fitting and right that we call her "Mama." Our [...]

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