Monday, December 24, 2007

Dear All,
I will abstain from posting daily during Advent apart from Sundays and the Feast of Immaculate Conception. Please follow links below if you are seeking for spiritual readings appropriate for the holy season of preparation for the Last Judgment and coming of Our Lord. Both links to Catholic Tradition website.

Catholic Virtues - A Year with the Saints - 31 short meditations for every day of December - the Month of Union under the patronage of St John of the Cross

Very good reading for Advent - The Four Last Things - Death, Judgement, Hell and Heaven by FATHER MARTIN VON COCHEM, O.S.F.C.

Encyclical letter of the Supreme Pontif - Spe Salvi

Great News! - 150th Anniversary of the Apparition at Lourdes Plenary Indulgence

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the manifestation of the Blessed Virgin Mary at the Grotto of Massabielle, near Lourdes, a plenary indulgence is awarded daily to the faithful who, from December 8, 2007, to December 8, 2008, visit piously and according to established conditions, visit the Grotto of Massabielle, and, from February 2-11 2008, to those who visit, in any temple, oratory, grotto, or decorous place, the blessed image of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Lourdes solemnly exposed to public veneration.