O God, You have entrusted the keys of the kingdom of heaven to Your blessed apostle Peter and have given him the power of bishop to bind or to loose. May his intercession free us from the slavery of sin Collect prayer in the 1962 Missal for the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter on February 22
It is not sinners, but the wicked who should despair; it is not the magnitude of one’s crime, but contempt of God that dashes one’s hopes. - St. Peter Damian February 21 is the feast of St. Peter Damian - Reformer, Cardinal and Doctor of the Church.
Let us invoke the Holy Spirit each day: He guides us along the path of discipleship in Christ. - Pope Francis
If angels could be jealous of men, they would be so for one reason: Holy Communion. - St. Maximilian Kolbe
Whatever you do think not of yourself, but of God. - St. Vincent Ferrer
Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility. - Saint Augustine
You must accept your cross. If you bear it courageously, it will carry you to heaven. - St. John Vianney Stations of the Cross are offered each Friday in Lent at 7:30pm at St. John Cantius. Join us as we follow Christ along the “Way of the Cross” the Stations of the Cross will conclude with a special Lenten sermon.
If anyone wishes to come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it. What profit is there for one to gain the whole world yet lose or forfeit himself? ~ Luke 9:23-25 From the Gospel reading for the Thursday after Ash Wednesday in the Ordinary Form.