Monday, July 24 - St. Sharbel Mahkluf
Ex 14:5-18, 15:1-6 - Matt 12:38-42
St. Sharbel was a Maronite monk and
priest in Lebanon. During his life he
obtained a wide reputation for his
holiness and has been canonized by the
Catholic Church. As a hermit he rarely
left the hermitage and spent his time
in prayer and worship. In1925, his
grave was open in the presence of
an official committee following the
proposed canonization. After the
grave had been opened and inspected
the variety of healing incidents
amazingly multiplied. Prodigies
reached beyond the Lebanese borders.
This unique phenomenon cause a
moral revolution, the return to faith and
the reviving of the virtous of the soul.
Tuesday, July 25 - St. James
2 Cor 4:7-7-15 -Ps 126:1-6 - Matt 20:20-28
Although James and John wanted
prosperity and success. Jesus
wanted them to take up the cross.
Jesus invites us not only to suffer
in the pattern of His death but even
to be crucified with Him. There are
treasures hidden in the wood of the
cross and we are to embrace our
crosses daily that we may find these
treasures of salvation for ourselves
and for others.
Wednesday, July 26 - St. Joachim & Ann
St. Joachim and St. Ann were the holiest
couple. God chose them to be the
parents of Mary Most Holy. God chose
this perfect creature, Mary, immaculate
conceived, to be the Mother
of God and our Mother too.
We are a Roman Catholic church filled with the love of Christ.
We are centered on the Eucharist and the love of our Mother.
We are here to serve all in the name of the Lord
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