Wednesday, 21 December 2016

# Saints

Saint Peter Canisius S. J.



The 21st of December is the feast day of Saint Peter Canisius. He is the patron saint of the Catholic press, and Germany.

In 1565 Peter Canisius was chosen as a secret agent to get the decrees of the Council to all the European bishops. It was a dangerous assignment in the sixteenth century as the first envoy who tried to carry the decrees through the territory of hostile protestants and thieves were robbed of the documents. Saint Peter Canisius was a well known Jesuit and the Protestants respected him. Peter successfully travelled from Rome and Germany with the Tridentine tomes and three sacks of books he took for his own university. He was born in 1521 in Holland. Peter edited and wrote several volumes on Church history and theology was a delegate to the Council of Trent and reformed the Germany universities from heresy. Peter died in December 21, 1597 and was known as the Second Aposlte of Germany and is a Doctor of the Church. 

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Our Lady of Medjugorje

June 02, 2018 Message to Mirjana

Dear children, I am calling you to accept my words which I am speaking to you as a mother, with a simplicity of heart, so that you may set out on the way of complete light and purity, of the singular love of my Son, man and God. A joy - a light indescribable in human words - will penetrate your soul and the peace and love of my Son will take hold of you. I desire this for all of my children. Therefore, you, apostles of my love, you who know how to love and forgive, you who do not judge, you whom I encourage, you be an example to all those who are not going on the way of light and love or who have diverted from it. By your life show them the truth. Show them love because love overcomes all difficulties, and all of my children thirst for love. Your unity in love is a gift to my Son and me. But, my children, remember that to love also means to desire the good for your neighbor and to desire conversion of your neighbor's soul. As I am looking at you gathered around me, my heart is sad, because I see so little brotherly love, merciful love. My children, the Eucharist - my Son alive among you - His words will help you comprehend, because His word is life, His word makes the soul breathe, His word brings about cognition of love. Dear children, anew, I am imploring you as a mother who desires the good for her children: love your shepherds, pray for them. Thank you.

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