He was a fellow just like you and me, a man neither better nor worse, a poor devil of a sinner. What had he done? I don’t even know. One mistake more serious than the others, one sin darker than the others, on a day, when God, no doubt, had left him on his own [...]
Saint Bernard de Clairvaux "The Virgin's name was Mary", (Lk.1:27) which means 'Star of the Sea.' This admirably befits the Virgin Mother. … She, I say, is that shining and brilliant star, needed so much, set in place above life's great and spacious sea, glittering with merits, all aglow with examples for our imitation. Oh, [...]
My oldest friend, mine from the hour When first I drew my breath; My faithful friend, that shall be mine, Unfailing till my death. Thou hast been ever at my side; My Maker to thy trust Consigned my soul, what time he framed The infant child of dust. Thou wast my sponsor at the font; [...]
Good example is always an important stimulus in the practice of virtue. Dona Lucilia shows us how goodness—the fundamental characteristic of a Catholic mother—can be practiced to an eminent degree in the sacred setting of the home. Catholic spirituality commends the practice of humility, modesty and selfdetachment, and many saints over the course of history [...]
Join the Heralds of the Gospel Missions in Africa, on a prayer campaign for the Ebola victims. Lord, see your children suffering! Shine upon them the Light of your Mercy. Send prayer intentions here Click below to donate to the Heralds of the Gospel Missions in Africa. (In the "Instructions" box, please write "Heralds of [...]
Numerous activities are organized by the Companions of the Heralds of the Gospel during the summer. Here are some pictures of a pilgrimage to Our Lady of the Cape Shrine and a visit to Inverness Memorial Hospital in Nova Scotia.
On their way to Midland, the participants of the 32nd Walking Pilgrimage paused for the night on the grounds of the residence of the Heralds of the Gospel. The first Walking Pilgrimage to Martyrs Shrine set out 24 years ago. It was modelled after the Walking Pilgrimage to Czestochowa in Poland. The first year 18 [...]
Hamilton, ON - Companions of the Heralds of the Gospel participated in the annual mass and procession in honour of Saint Anthony. The Eucharistic celebration was presided by Bishop Daniel Miehm.
Hamilton, ON - The Companions of the Heralds of the Gospel participated in the celebrations of Our Lady del Monte together with the Italian community. The eucharistic celebration was presided by His Excellency Daniel Miehm, auxiliary bishop of Hamilton.
On May 18, 2014, the Heralds of the Gospel took part in the annual procession in honour of Senhor Santo Cristo in the Portuguese parish of Santa Cruz.