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     Happy Feast Day - April 16h       Feast Day of St. Benedict Joseph Labre Please Allow me to personally thank all of you for such a beautiful spiritual day. Many Masses and Prayers and Sacrifices were offered for all of our members! Timothy Duff, Gua...


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Update on the Latest Guild Activities- 2019 Newsletter
Our Weekly Blog Posts have been placed on hold until we complete the annual mailing of our newsletter. I look forward to communicating with you again just as soon as the project is complete. Please pray for us that we receive the funds to print in a timely manner. Have you see...


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The Holy Wayfarer- 2019 Annual Newsletter click here to download


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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 th...


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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. Ho...


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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 gr...


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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...


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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 readin...


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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 w...


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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 ...


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