Tag: Penance

Seek Ye First the Kingdom The Life of St Celestine V: Part 1 A Boy Named Peter
February 12, 2013

St Celestine as a Youth, His early life as a Hermit and the Founding of the Brotherhood.

Summary:  In this chapter of the Audiobook we learn about Peter, the 11th child born to pious parents who prayed regularly for a Child who would become a “true servant of God.”  After leaving home to become a hermit Brother Peter soon finds himself being bothered by more and more people who are attracted to his holiness.

Short Catholic Homily : 1st Week of Advent St John the Baptist
December 3, 2012

Catholic Sermon

Sermon Summary
In this short traditional Catholic homily we learn about the virtuous parents of St John the Baptist.  We consider St John the Baptists remarkable virtues and receive an exhortation to take him as an intercessor in removing the obstacles in our life to Jesus Christ our Lord.

Text of Homily for 1st Week of Advent: St John the Baptist
December 3, 2012

Catholic Short Sermon for Advent : St John the Baptist
The angel said to him: Fear not, Zachary, for thy prayer is heard; and thy wife Elizabeth shall bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name John ; and thou shalt have joy and gladness, and many shall rejoice at his birth.