From the Internet

St. Thomas Aquinas, a Brief Introduction

The following is a link to an article in the National Catholic Register

St. Thomas Aquinas for Beginners

 

Altar Servers Represent the Saints and Angels

An article by Fr. Dwight Longenecker on being an altar server

Represent the Saints and Angels

 

The Shoulder Wound of Jesus

An article about the wound to Jesus' shoulder from the carrying of the cross.

The miraculous story behind the little known shoulder wound of Jesus

 

Lord, Take Me Where You Want Me to Go

An article from Catholic Stand on discernment.

Discernment: It May Not Turn Out The Way You Expect

 

Prayer for Conversions of Loved Ones

This is an article from Roman Catholic Man that describes plenary indulgences and prayers for loved ones.

Prayer for Conversion of Loved Ones

 

Our Lady of Sorrows, September 15

This is a link to an article in the National Catholic Register that lists the 7 sorrows (dolars) of Mary, 7 promises revealed to St. Bridget of Sweden, 4 promises of Jesus recorded by St. Alphonsus, and the connection to Fatima.

Our Lady’s Seven Sorrows, Seven Promises, and Fatima’s Connection 

 

Our Lady of Knock

John Curry was five years old when he witnessed the apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Knock, County Mayo, Ireland on August 21, 1879.

The five-year-old who witnessed Our Lady of Knock 

 

Patron Saint of Altar Servers (and Extraordinary Ministers)

This is an article in which Pope Benedict XVI tells the story of St Tacisius to a group of altar servers. The reverence for the Holy Eucharist is also an inspiration for Extraordinary Ministers and those who bring the Eucharist to the home bound or sick.

Patron of Altar Servers 

St John Berchmans is also a patron saint of altar servers.

 

Cleveland's 'Avilas'

An online article in The National Catholic Register reported on Cleveland's 'Avilas'. Parishioner Rosemary Cochran is featured as part of this group that prays for religious vocations.

Cleveland's Avilas