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The Parrot Who Knew How to Say “Hail Mary”

Caught by surprise, Brother Bartholomew turned to see the parrot leaving through the opposite window. He called him back, but the parrot was already happily flying above the trees. This was the worst time to escape… The joyful and festive ambience of the medieval fair was contagious… the hustle and bustle of hundreds of adults, [...]

2017-08-23T12:23:46+00:00 0 Comments

Our Lady Help of Christians

The puny child who knows he can have but little love, When by chance upon his face he feels a kind glance rove, Reddens and bravely smiles, determined not to cry. So in this wicked world the orphans and those passed by, The penniless, those without joy that learning or humor lends, As they do [...]

2014-01-08T12:07:32+00:00 0 Comments

An example of Eucharistic Devotion

The following is a story told by a nun working on a mission in the far north of Canada at the beginning of the 20th century. She writes concerning a young girl called Christine from the Cree tribe. The young girl died a short time after receiving her first communion. “The convent of Lake Athabaska [...]

2017-08-23T00:39:36+00:00 0 Comments