Archive for December, 2007

First Holy Communion

First Communion

“I also recommend that, in their catechetical training, and especially in their preparation for First Holy Communion, children be taught the meaning and the beauty of spending time with Jesus, and helped to cultivate a sense of awe before his presence in the Eucharist.”

–  Pope Benedict XVI – Sacramentum Caritatis 67


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Holy Eucharist

Holy Eucharist

“In a world where there is so much noise, so much bewilderment, there is a need for silent adoration of Jesus concealed in the Host. Be assiduous in the prayer of adoration and teach it to the faithful. It is a source of comfort and light, particularly to those who are suffering.”

-Pope Benedict XVI
from an address to priests in Poland, May 25, 2006

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Jesus is Lord

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Divine Mercy

Divine Mercy

” Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy. “

– Matthew 5:7

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Holy Trinity

Holy Trinity

Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations,
baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit,
teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.
And behold, I am with you always, until the end of the age.

– Matthew 28:19-20.

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Child Jesus

A little child
a shining star
a stable rude,
the door ajar.
Yet in that place
so crude, forlorn,
The Hope of all
the world was born.

– Anonymous

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