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June 4, 2018

How I love You, O my Blessed Virgin Mother!
Had I been a priest,
I would have spoken so much of you.
I consecrate my soul and all my being to you.

June 4, 2018
The ordination of Fr. Pat Visanti

Pat Visanti was born and raised a Methodist on the island of Rotuma. Rotuma is both an island and a nation. It is about 400 miles north of Fiji and, even though ethnically and linguistically different from Fiji, was made part of Fiji during the colonial period. When Pat was twelve, his mother along with Pat and his brother and sister joined their father as Catholics.

June 3, 2018

O God!
our refuge and our strength,
look down with favor on Your people who cry to You;
and through the intercession of the glorious
and Immaculate Virgin Mary,
Mother of God,
of Saint Joseph her Spouse,
of Your blessed Apostles Peter and Paul,
and of all the Saints,
in mercy and goodness 

June 2, 2018

O Holy Trinity,
we thank You for having given to the Church St. Pope John Paul II,
and for having made him shine with Your fatherly tenderness,
the glory of the Cross of Christ
and the splendor of the Spirit of love.

June 1, 2018

The Portuguese have become a part of Rhode Island society, but not at the price of entirely losing their religious heritage.

June 1, 2018

The Bogey Man, written March 11, 1992

June 1, 2018

A week-end retreat with the women
from the desolate city slum …
delight in grass, and flowers and shrubs;
joy, to be free for two whole days
of husbands, children and endless washing;
the balm of silence after a lifetime of noise;
happiness, to be quiet with God and friends.
Each of us chose a picture from the life of Jesus,

June 1, 2018

Virgin Most Holy, Mother of the Incarnate Word and our Mother, venerated in the Shrine of Sheshan under the title "Help of Christians", the entire Church in China looks to you with devout affection. We come before you today to implore your protection.

June 1, 2018

I have come that you may have life and have it in abundance. (John 10-10)

May 31, 2018

My soul magnifies the Lord
And My spirit rejoices in God my Savior.

Because He has regarded the humility of His handmaid:
for behold from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.


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We go in the name of the Church to announce, by deed and word, the Good News of Jesus Christ.

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Phone: 877-299-1920
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