Christian Morning Devotion for September 27, 2013. Today’s Scripture: Matthew 8:18-22 (ESV), “Following Jesus”. “” | Bible scripture reading, Bible study and commentary, morning prayers, and Christian music.
St. Clare of Assisi: From Noblewoman to Lady of Poverty
Received by Francis and his friars at the Portiuncula, she knelt before him, laid aside her fine jewels, and had her hair shorn by the hand of the Little Poor Man. Her golden locks fell to the ground. She exchanged her sumptuous dress for a rough tunic and a humble veil. Then Saint Francis placed her with some Benedictine nuns f[...]
St Catherine was born in Siena, Italy in 1347. One of twenty-five children, while still a small girl she vowed her virginity to God under the inspiration of divine grace and, despite the objections of her family, she pursued a life of prayer, fasting and penance as a Sister of Penance of St Dominic from 1363. Dedicated to the contemplation of the "sweet first truth" she led an austere life at home until 1370, when in a vision she received from her celestial Spouse, Jesus Christ, the command…
IMAGENES SAN JUAN BOSCO DON BOSCO SALESIANOS JOHN BOSCO GIOVANNI BOSCO JEAN BOSCO GIAN BOSCO JOHANNES BOSCO IVAN BOSCO JOHANN BOSCO IOANNIS BOSCO CHUAN ION BOSCO YON JON JOVAN GIOANN BOSCO JOANES BOSCO HANS JOAO BOSCO JAN BOSKO IVO IVE XAN IOANNES BOSCO
O Saint Joan of Arc, courageous woman soldier, called by God to fight and save your country from the enemy; grant that I, like you, may hear God’s call in my life and have the courage to follow it faithfully, as priest, religious, married or single. May your motto: ‘My God must be first served,’ be mine also; so that through me, He may build His kingdom here on earth. Saint