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August 24, 2019

May we be assisted, we beseech You , O Lord,
by the worshipful intercession of Your glorious Mother, the ever-Virgin Mary;
that we, who have been enriched by her perpetual blessings,
may be delivered from all dangers,
and through her loving kindness made to be of one heart and mind:
Who lives and reigns world without end.


August 23, 2019

O St. Rose,
first flower of sanctity in the New World,
let the fragrance of Your virtues diffuse itself in our lives.
Grant that we may imitate Your holy purity;
obtain for us courage in the practice of penance.
Teach us, O St. Rose,
to love Christ Crucified and Mary His Mother.
Beseech Your Divine Spouse,
to bless all the Americas,

August 22, 2019

O Queen of the most holy Rosary,
in these times of brazen impiety,
show again Your power,
with the signs which accompanied Your victories of old,
and from the throne where You are seated,
dispensing pardon and grace,
in pity watch over the Church of Your Son,
His Vicar, and every order of the clergy and laity,
suffering in grievous warfare.

August 21, 2019

Glorious St. Joseph,
model of all those who are devoted to labor,
obtain for me the grace to work conscientiously,
putting the call of duty above my many sins;
to work with thankfulness and joy,
considering it an honor to employ and develop,
by means of labor, the gifts received from God;
to work with order, peace, prudence and patience;

August 20, 2019

Mary, our Mother,
the whole world reveres you
as the holiest shrine of the living God,
for in you the salvation of the world dawned.
The Son of God was pleased to take human form from you.
You have broken down the wall of hatred,
the barrier between heaven and earth
which was set us by the disobedience of Adam and Eve.
In you heaven met earth

August 19, 2019

O Mother of mercy,
beg your divine Son to have mercy on me.
Atone for my failings,
offering Him on my behalf all the love
and glory you ever gave Him,
to satisfy for my neglect
in loving and glorifying Him.
Grant that I may share
in your surpassing love for him,
and in the fidelity of that great eternal love.
Pray for me,

August 19, 2019
Catechism class

I arrived in Fiji as a Columban lay missionary in August 2017. Once in Fiji, I studied the language for three months. Studying a new language for the first time in my whole life was not an easy task for me! I’m so thankful that with Gods’ providence, I was able to manage and survive it!

August 18, 2019

O Blessed Virgin,
Mother of my God and Savior,
I honor and revere you
in the first moment of your life.
I honor and revere
the dispositions of your holy soul,
an all that took place in you at that time.
O Holy Mother, intercede for me
with your divine Son so that
I may one day receive eternal life in heaven.

August 17, 2019

Hail Mary, Daughter of God the Father;
Hail Mary, Mother of God the Son;
Hail Mary, Spouse of the Holy Ghost;
Hail Mary, Temple of the Most Holy Trinity.
Hail Mary, white Lilly of the resplendent and ever
unchanging Trinity.
Hail Mary, red Rose of Paradise.
Hail Mary, Virgin full of sweetness and humility,
from whom the King of Heaven willed to be

August 16, 2019

Eternal God,
please bless our priests,
who represent you on this earth.
Make them more greatly aware of the grace
that you pour out through them
when they minister the sacraments.
Please strengthen our priests,
who shepherd your flock,
when they are in doubt of their faith,
that they may be examples of your Truth


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Columban logoThe Columbans are a society of missionaries, including priests and lay people, who minister to people of various cultures as a way of witnessing to the universal love of God.

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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