“He who cleaves to the Lord is one spirit with him. Flee immorality. Do you not know that your members are the temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own? For you have been bought at a great price. Glorify God and bear him in your body.” I Corinthians 6: 12-20
FDNY at St. Sebastian Church in Woodside, after puting out a fire in a room adjacent to the sacristy. The priest in foreground photographs a Fire Chief being interviewed by local media.
The fire of faith is best spread by living and witnessing the graces and gifts we have received.
“Let our lives be honest and holy in this present age, as we wait for the happiness to come when our great God reveals himself in glory>” Tt 2: 12-13
may the gift we offer in faith and love
be a continual sacrifice in your honor
and truly become our eucharist and our salvation.
Grant this through Christ our Lord.
Mexican musicians in Queens, NY preparing to serenade Our Lady of Guadalupe.
“Father…Help us by her prayers to live in your presence without sin”…and have peace in our soul.
“We have all withered like leaves and our sins blew us away like the wind.” Isaiah 63:16-19; 64:2-7
“We give thanks to the Father who has made it possible for you to join the saints and with them to inherit the light.” Colossians 1:12-20
For the Lord to reign in our hearts we need to be pure and humble and consciously choose life with Him.
God our Father,
you called Frances Xavier Cabrini from Italy
to serve the immigrants of America.
By her example teach us concern for the stranger,
the sick, and the frustrated.
By her prayers help us to see Christ
in all the men and women we meet.
Grant this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, for ever and ever.