July 14 is the memorial of St. Kateri Tekawitha, the first Native American saint. The “Lily of the Mohawks” Converting to Christianity through the work of Jesuit missionaries who had come to her village in New York, she was devout in her faith and consecrated herself to virginity in spite of the repercussions of such …
To accept difficulties, painful events, death, demands steadfast hope, living faith.
Lord Jesus, those who love you remain at your side and keep faith.
Today we too face the challenges of this world: we sense the surge of fears which overwhelm us and shake our trust.
The eyes full of love, whose gaze healed the sick and forgave our sins, now gaze only heavenward.
We found ourselves naked, but in your infinite love you reclothed us with the dignity of sons and daughters of God and of his sanctifying grace.
From the moment of his Incarnation, Jesus carries the Cross of human suffering and sin. He
In the Passion and Crucifixion, Jesus gives his life as a ransom for many.
But he rises once more, strong in the infinite trust that he places in his Father.
A small gesture, but it expressed all her love for you and all her faith in you