May the Risen Lord give you His peace! This June is full of special significance!
This month we offer an exclusive quote only found here! There is a powerful movie on Saint Anthony of Padua (Italian with English subtitles - available here). There is a famous scene when the friars are attending an ordination Mass and no one wants to give the sermon. Under obedience, Saint Anthony rises to the occasion and gives a stirring homily on why a young man would give his life to Christ.
Below is the touching sermon taken from the English subtitles - very moving ...
Significant Saint Dates in June:
2nd - Saint Felix of Nicosia (capuchin lay brother) + WIKIPEDIA + VATICAN BIOGRAPHY
8th - Bl. Nicolas of Gesturi (capuchin lay brother) + JPII Beatification Homily
11th - Sacred Heart of Jesus (end of the Year for Priests)
12th - Immaculate Heart of Mary
13th - Saint Anthony of Padua + mp3
16th - Bl. Anizet Koplin, presbyter, and companions (Henry Krzystofik, Florian Stepniak,
Fidelis Chojnacki, Symforian Ducki), capuchin martyrs of the Nazi persecution in Poland.
26th - Bl. Andrea Giacinto Longhin (capuchin bishop)
Check it out ...
+ Beautiful article and pictures about our friars in Limerick, Ireland
+ It's Sex O'Clock in America - Interesting article from May 2, 2010, at CNN.com
+ The Cara Study and Vocations - good article from CatholicWorldReport.com
+ Youtube.com clip from the Saint Anthony movie (Italian)
May the Lord bless you,
Saint Joseph Friary
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New York, NY 10031
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