Wednesday, 29 March 2017

# Saints

Saint Berthold of Calabria

The 29th of March is the feast day of Saint Berthold of Calabria.

According to historians he is the founder of the Carmelite Order and was born in Limoges, France. He was a student of the University of Paris and excelled in his studies. He became a priest and joined his brother, Aymeric, who was the Latin patriarch of Antioch, in Turkey during the Crusades. He found and joined a group of hermits on Mount Carmel and established a rule. Aymeric then selected Berthold to be the first Carmelite superior general. Berthold had a vision of Christ and tried reforming the Christian soldiers, whilst heading the Carmelites for a further 45 years.

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Our Lady of Medjugorje

February 2, 2018 Message to Mirjana

Dear children, you whom my Son loves, you whom I love with an immeasurable motherly love, do not permit for selfishness, for self love, to rule the world. Do not permit for love and goodness to be hidden. You who are loved, who have come to know the love of my Son, remember that to be loved means to love. My children, have faith. When you have faith you are happy and are spreading peace; your soul trembles with joy. My Son is in such a soul. When you are giving yourself for the faith, when you are giving yourself for love, when you are doing good to your neighbor, my Son smiles in your soul. Apostles of my love, I am turning to you as a mother. I am gathering you around myself and I desire to lead you on the way of love and faith, on the way which leads to the light of the world. I am here for the sake of love, for the sake of faith, because with my motherly blessing I desire to give you hope and strength on your way - because the way which leads to my Son is not easy. It is full of renunciation, giving, sacrifice, forgiveness and much, much love. But this way leads to peace and happiness. My children, do not believe lying voices which speak to you about false things, false glitter. You, my children, return to the Scripture. I am looking at you with immeasurable love, and through God's grace am making myself evident to you. My children, set out with me. May your soul tremble with joy. Thank you.

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