COMMENTARY: A brief look at the dark period of 1533-1539 tells us that, right now, God is raising up the apostles and saints of the 21st century whom he will use to respond to the challenges of our difficult time in ways you and I can't even imagine.
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It is fitting, then, that his spiritual epiphany happened there at Pentecost. Asking God for the gift of the Holy Spirit, it came down as a great ball of fire, entering through his mouth and settling into his heart.
SACRAMENTAL LIVING: CONFIRMATION
The saint, whose feast day falls on May 26, also realized that Rome’s people were suffering from a spiritual sickness.
This Saturday, the Vatican will commemorate the 400th anniversary of the recognition of the holiness of Sts. Teresa of Avila, Francis Xavier, Ignatius of Loyola, Philip Neri and Isidore of Madrid.
‘As patience leads to peace, and study to science, so are humiliations the path that leads to humility.’ —St. Bernard of Clairvaux
An entire church community remembers Gaetano Tinnirello and his life that in some ways, echoes the heart and soul of St. Philip Neri.
St. Philip Neri’s source of humor was a shrewd mortification that increased his humility and patience