Posts tagged All Saints

The cloud of witnesses

It is the saints — led by Mary — who continue to pray for us that we might be open to see and believe the way to eternal life that is in Christ, revealed by his word, lived by the saints, proclaimed in the magisterium of the Church and celebrated in the sacraments that enable us, by God’s grace, to embody our fullness as children of God.

The Forerunners of Christ with Saints and Martyrs, Fra Angelico (c.1395–1455), 1423 Fiesole; National Gallery, London

Rejoice and be glad

The vast majority of the Saints are unknown to us, but they all accepted the offer which God makes: they lived in his grace and allowed him to transform them from fallen and sinful people, to redeemed and sanctified people.

Telling the stories: All Saints and All Souls.

Sometimes in a family doing the off-the-cuff thing can be the thing that works. This is true of the spiritual side of family life too. Last night as the Chatfields and Allaways sat round the table for evening meal before Mass for All Saints we lit a candle and, as is our habit so far […]