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Entries for January 2019

St. Therese of the Child Jesus, an Example for us all. Here is the final article on St Therese of the Child Jesus; her example is so important. I will soon post the Bishop's letter from, Loreto holding up St Benedict Joseph Labre and St Therese of the Child Jesus as the two saints for the millennium.  Peace!~ Timoth...

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The Father of St. Theresa, Sir Louis Martin-  A New Saint- Part 2
The Father of St. Theresa, Sir Louis Martin-  A New Saint- Part 2 Below is the second part of the article I recently posted about Sir Louis Martin,  The link to the original site follows it. Timothy Hughes Duff Last Years of Monsieur Louis Martin (Part 2 of 2) Marian T. Horvat, Ph.D. In May 1892 Monsieur Mart...

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The Father of St. Theresa, Sir Louis Martin-  A New Saint- Part 1
St. Theresa's Father, St. Louis Martin Another saint for us!- Part 1 of 2 One of our members made me aware of a most relevant article about St. Louis Martin who was recently canonized by Pope Francis. Below is what I was sent and the article follows. Our litany just keeps growing. Thank you Maryanne! Timot...

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Reflection on the Life of St Benedict Joseph Labre
Latest Reflection on the Life of St Benedict Joseph Labre- Chapter 7 (continued) Wednesday January 16th  by Timothy Hughes Duff Chapter 7 (part 2) St. Benedict Joseph returned home after the loss of his uncle. Once again, in his reflections he was discerning a plan for his religious life. He felt driven and was convinced ...

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One of the Miracles Used for the Canonization of Benedict Joseph
One Miracle used to canonize St Benedict Joseph Labre Below is an excerpt from a talk I gave a few times at different Churches. The last one was 2017 near his feast day of April 16th at my chilhood parish of St Margaret of Scotland in Buzzards Bay, MA. I hope this inspires you to keep reading the reflections on his life. The image...

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Come and Follow St Benedict Joseph Labre
Following Our Patron St. Benedict Joseph Labre- Perhaps a time for a little review by Timothy Hughes Duff Over twenty years ago, in 1996 when my mother and I started the Guild, we were in Larchmont, New York to meet with the late Father Benedict Joseph Groeschel. We told him of the things we needed: brochure, pictures, holy ...

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Two Saints for Our Times
St. Benedict Joseph Labre and St. Therese of Lisieux Patron's for our Times For years now, I have had a devotion to both  St Benedict Joseph Labre and St. Therese of Lisieux. As I have traveled around different places in Europe and especially to Italy in particular, I learned that the Bishop of Loreto during the Jub...

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Latest Reflection on the Life of St Benedict Joseph Labre
Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 Chapter 7   First Reflection- The Death of His Uncle He Returns Again to his Parents, and Again Endeavors to Obtain Their Consent for him to go to La Trappe by Timothy Hughes Duff Now that we return to ordinary time in the new year of 2019, it is time once again to reflect on the life of ...

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