Wednesday, 29 March 2017

# Saints

Saint Conon of Naso

The 28th of March was the feast day of Saint Conon of Naso.

He lived between 1139 to 1236 and was the son of a count from Naso, Italy and was a wealthy nobleman. At the age of 15 he became a monk and lived as a hermit and then served in a monastery as its abbot. When his parents died he distributed his inheritance to the poor. When he was on a pilgrimage in Jerusalem he had a vision of a priest being choked by a snake. Conon quickly warned the priest of his vision where the priest confessed he was hoarding riches and thus neglected the poor. The priest under Conon's direction gave his savings to the poor and made a recommitment to serve others. After Saint Conon died, the city of Naso was struck with storms that destroyed crops and stopped shipping trade. The famine became severe and Conon appeared in a vision to a captain who was transporting grain. He instructed the captain to change his course and deliver the grain to Naso. The captain obeyed and arrived in Naso and relieved it of its famine.

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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.