Father Michael Blog
“It is in suffering that we are withdrawn from the bright superficial film of existence, from the sway of time and mere things, and find ourselves in the presence of a profounder truth.” Fr. Yves Congar I encourage all of you to buy this booklet and do the 9 day novena…I found it extremely helpful!
No matter how dark the tunnel or how heavy the cross, God’s grace will always be enough if you are consistently and trustingly leaning into him.
“To pass from sadness to joy requires a birth, a moment of travail and labor, for no one ever mounts to a higher level of life without death to the lower.” Venerable Fulton J. Sheen
“Distractions are one of the more common difficulties in prayer. They are absolutely normal and should neither surprise nor sadden us. When we realize that we have become distracted from our prayer and our thoughts are wandering, rather than getting discouraged or angry, we should simply, peacefully and gently bring our minds back to God.”–Fr. Jacques Philippe