To live pure is a task that is difficult to endure;
There are times we may fall yet God gives us his call.
When we try to live pure there are times we may fall;
Yet we must remember it is God’s call.
His call to repentance and a life of obedience
Yet his love is so amazing, that to me its bemusing Continue reading
St. Anthony, born as Fernando Martins in the year 1195 AD in Lisbon, Portugal joined the Franciscan order at a young age where he initially he worked as a chaplain doing the lowliest of kitchen work. But the hidden jewel was soon to appear in all its brilliance. For the occasion of an ordination, the priest who was supposed to preach the sermon fell ill and so St. Anthony was asked to give the sermon. He spoke with such wisdom and eloquence that his fame spread throughout and he was asked to preach throughout Italy. St Anthony performed countless miracles in his lifetime. Continue reading