Monthly Archives: August 2016

Be Strong And Steadfast With Courage In Your Trials And Adversity! Words of St. Bede the Venerable, priest

Written on August 30, 2016 at 8:43 pm, by

  Be Strong And Steadfast With Courage In Your Trials And Adversity! Words of St. Bede the Venerable, priest Feast of Saint John the Baptist, Precursor of Christ in birth and death From Rev. Fr. L. Stephen Galambos, o.f.m. As forerunner of our Lord’s birth, preaching and death, the blessed John showed in his struggle […]

Let Us Gain Eternal Wisdom – from the Confessions of Saint Augustine, Bishop

Written on August 30, 2016 at 8:12 pm, by

  From the Confessions of St. Augustine, bishop Let us gain eternal wisdom Rev. Fr. L. Stephen Galambos, o.f.m. Because the day when she was to leave this life was drawing near – a day known to you, though we were ignorant of it – she and I happened to be alone, through (as I […]

Return to Me – A Commentary on Prophet Joel by Saint Jerome, Priest from Rev. Fr. L. Stephen Galambos, o.f.m.

Written on August 29, 2016 at 8:42 pm, by

  A commentary on Prophet Joel by St. Jerome, Priest Return to me Return to me with all your heart and show a spirit of repentance with fasting, weeping and mourning; so that while you fast now, later you may be satisfied, while you weep now, later you may laugh, while you mourn now, you […]

You, God, Are Everything To Us from the Instructions of Saint Columbanus

Written on August 29, 2016 at 7:33 pm, by

From the Instructions of St Columbanus You, God, are everything to us Rev. Fr. L. Stephen Galambos, o.f.m. My brethren, let us follow this call. We are called to the source and fountain of life, by the Life who is not just the fountain of living water but also the fountain of eternal life, the […]

Escape to the Lord, His Last Judgment is Coming – August 23, 2016 by Rev. Fr. L. Stephen Galambos, o.f.m.

Written on August 23, 2016 at 6:16 pm, by

The Five Paths of Repentance by St John Chrysostom: Shall I list the paths of repentance? There are certainly many of them, many and various, and all of them lead to heaven. The first path is the path of condemnation of sins. As Isaiah says, Tell your sins, and you will be acquitted. And the […]

Praised Be Jesus Christ – A Sermon by Saint Bernard – August 20, 2016 ~ Rev. Fr. L. Stephen Galambos, o.f.m.

Written on August 23, 2016 at 5:02 pm, by

A Sermon by St. Bernard I love because I love, I love that I may love Love is sufficient of itself, it gives pleasure by itself and because of itself. It is its own merit, its own reward. Love looks for no cause outside itself, no effect beyond itself. Its profit lies in its practice. […]

Praised Be Jesus Christ – A Sermon by Saint Augustine ~ Rev. Fr. L. Stephen Galambos, o.f.m.

Written on August 23, 2016 at 3:00 pm, by

  ℟. My thoughts went back to times long past, I remembered forgotten years; all night long I was in deep distress:* O God, I said, be merciful. ℣. In the day of my distress I sought the Lord, and by night I lifted my outspread hands in prayer.* O God, I said, be merciful. […]

Word of Encouragement and Power – August 10, 2016 by Rev. Fr. L. Stephen Galambos, o.f.m.

Written on August 10, 2016 at 7:20 pm, by

  About this time, when the number of disciples was increasing, the Hellenists made a complaint against the Hebrews: in the daily distribution their own widows were being overlooked. So the Twelve called a full meeting of the disciples and addressed them, ‘It would not be right for us to neglect the word of God […]

I Will Draw Them With Chords of Love – August 6, 2016 by Rev. Fr. L. Stephen Galambos, o.f.m.

Written on August 9, 2016 at 6:02 pm, by

Lord, open my lips. And my mouth shall praise your name. Invitatory Psalm – Come, ring out our joy to the Lord; hail the God who saves us, alleluia. (repeat antiphon*) Come, let us rejoice in the Lord, let us acclaim God our salvation. Let us come before him proclaiming our thanks, let us acclaim […]

In Solidarity by Rev. Fr. L. Stephen Galambos, o.f.m.

Written on August 9, 2016 at 4:50 pm, by

  The Bishop of Manchester, NH, the Most Reverend Peter Libasci, is asking his faithful for a day of “…fast and partial abstinence (meat may eaten at only one meal) in solidarity of faith for the sins that have brought us to this deteriorating condition of war and civil unrest.” Bishop Libasci outlines in his […]