Stewardship Reflection: August 17th – 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Virtues of the Disciple & Christian Steward: Simplicity
“Live simply so that others may simply live.” ~ Blessed Mother Teresa. Embracing a simpler lifestyle enables us to live more generously. Simple living is also the antidote for affluenza, the social disease caused by rampant consumerism and materialism. A Prayer for Simplicity: Lord, grant me the grace to be free from the excesses of this life. Let me not get caught up with the desire for wealth. Keep my heart and mind free to love and serve you.
The image of Our Lady of Perpetual Help is the world’s most widely recognised icon of Mary. Ever since the Redemptorists were entrusted with the care of this icon by Pope Pius IX in 1866, we have been loyal to our mission of making her known throughout the world. The icon of Our Lady of Perpetual Help has very interesting origins... READ MORE