Celebrating Canonization of Mother Teresa: Sept 4, 1016

Before She Became Teresa Her middle name, Gonxha, means “little flower” in Albanian. Even before blossoming into her life as a religious sister, young Agnes Bojaxhiu showed signs of passionate devotion to Christ. Early on, she began celebrating her birthday on the day of her baptism, August 27. Who could have predicted that this “little flower” would go on to serve the poorest of the poor thousands of miles away? Set to Get Notified Here Pope Francis held a Consistory of … [Read more...]

Child Prostitution, 2014 World Cup’s Darkest Side

Amid the events surrounding the 2014 World Cup showcasing Brazil's dynamic culture, food and other assets, and the memorable plays on the soccer field, with perhaps the best so far being Robin Van Persie's masterful header against Spain on the second day of play, there's a 'dark side': deep-rooted problems simmering just below the surface in South America's largest country with child prostitution an especially grim reminder that all is not football and Carnival. In the first decade of the … [Read more...]

POPE BENEDICT XVI – St Peter’s Square in Rome celebrates final appearance

KEEPING THE FAITH Tens of thousands of pilgrims have attended St Peter's Square in Rome for one of the final public appearances of Pope Benedict XVI. He is stepping down on 28 February. The Pope recited the Angelus prayer and thanked all those who had prayed for him and shown him support over the past few days since his resignation. The Vatican has said it may hold the conclave that chooses the new pope early, so he can be in place before the start of Holy Week on 24 … [Read more...]

Mother Teresa ~ WOMAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ has been inspired to Celebrate the Life of an iconic heart of charity, on this her name day, a woman that followed the "calling inside a calling" and decided a life of charity living among the souls needing love was the only way. Celebrating October 19th, today, Mother Teresa’s homeland of Albania honors her with a national holiday. October 19 is the anniversary of the day in 2003 that she was beatified by the Vatican. “Christ will not ask how much … [Read more...]

WOMAN of ACTION – St. Joan of Arc * Tribute

      WOMAN of ACTION  with Courage of Faith in the Divine Feminine       Joan of Arc Joan was born the daughter of Jacques d'Arc and Isabelle Romée in Domrémy, a village which was then in the duchy of Bar (later annexed to the province of Lorraine and renamed Domrémy-la-Pucelle). Joan's parents owned about 50 acres (20 hectares) of land and her father supplemented his farming work with a minor position as a village official, collecting taxes and heading the … [Read more...]

Celebrating All Saints Day – November 1

ALL SAINTS DAY November 1 All Saints' Day (in the Roman Catholic Church officially the Solemnity of All Saints and also called All Hallows or Hallowma), often shortened to All Saints, is a solemnity celebrated on 1 November in Western Christianity, and on the first Sunday after Pentecost in Eastern Christianity, in honour of all the saints, known and unknown. In terms of Western Christian theology, the day commemorates all those … [Read more...]

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