Thursday, 29 March 2018

# Saints

Saint Berthold of Calabria


The 29th of March is the feast day of Saint Berthold of Calabria (d. 1195). He is also known as Saint Berthold of Mount Carmel.

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

April 02, 2018 Message to Mirjana

Dear children, Through the great love of the Heavenly Father I am beside you as your mother and you are beside me as my children, as apostles of my love whom I ceaselessly gather around me. My children, you are those who, along with prayer, need to completely surrender to my Son so that you may no longer live but my Son may live in you - so that all those who do not know my Son may see Him in you and come to desire to know Him. Pray that in you they may see resolute humility and goodness, a readiness to serve others; that in you they may see that you live your vocation in the world with the heart, in communion with my Son; that in you they may see meekness, tenderness and love for my Son as well as for all brothers and sisters. Apostles of my love, you must pray much and cleanse your hearts so that you may be the first to walk on the way of my Son, that you may be the just who are united with the justice of my Son. My children, as apostles of my love, you must be united in the communion which emanates from my Son, so that my children who do not know my Son may recognize the communion of love and may come to desire to walk on the way of life, the way of unity with my Son. Thank you.

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