Praying for Patience: St. Monica’s Example of Perseverance and Praying with Expectant Faith

Nothing is far from God. St. Monica The Patron Saint of PatienceThe first thing that I learned about St. Monica is that she’s the mother of St. Augustine. The second thing that I learned about her is that she’s the patron Saint of patience, and it wasn’t hard to figure out why. She was alwaysContinue reading “Praying for Patience: St. Monica’s Example of Perseverance and Praying with Expectant Faith”

This Sunday’s Gospel: August 16, 2020

Matthew 15:21-28 At that time, Jesus withdrew to the region of Tyre and Sidon. And behold, a Canaanite woman of that district came and called out,“Have pity on me, Lord, Son of David! My daughter is tormented by a demon.” But Jesus did not say a word in answer to her. Jesus’ disciples came and asked him,“Send her away,Continue reading “This Sunday’s Gospel: August 16, 2020”

How to Pray with Expectant Faith

Therefore I tell you, all that you ask for in prayer, believe that you will receive it and it shall be yours. Mark 11:24 In November, Sr. Mary Gianna of the Disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ spoke at the Newman Center at SRU. With the other leaders and members of Rock Catholic, I listenedContinue reading “How to Pray with Expectant Faith”