St. Claude La Colombière, Priest (1641-1682)

Oh, Oh, Oh!!! This is one of the all time greatest and classic books with spiritual direction AND it was written by today’s feast day saint, CLAUDE LA COLOMBIÈRE S.J.  Priest (1641-1682) If you don’t have a copy, hurry and get one and don’t just read it, PERUSE it.  You will refer to it time and again.  If you have read it, consider reading it again soon. This saint is a biggie, being instrumental with St. Margaret Mary and the devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.  More on him below.  I think I will try to put the prayer… Continue Reading


Our Lady of Lourdes

OUR LADY OF LOURDES (1858) Feast of the Church But some may say, “Why pray to Mary at ALL?” Our answer is found in scripture. Listen to a 2 min. explanation with many references to scripture at: https://donnacorigibson.com/OurCatholicFaith.html TRACK #6 Even more cool, hear the aplogetics SUNG in this catchy song: https://donnacorigibson.com/OurCatholicFaith.html TRACK #7 Share these with your friends. They’ll be glad you did. Back to Lourdes… In the fourth year after the definition of the dogma of the Immaculate Conception, when a certain girl named Bernadette asserted that she had seen the Immaculate Mother of God many times in… Continue Reading


Josephine Bakhita (1869-1947)

Mother Josephine Bakhita was born in Sudan in 1869 and died in Schio (Vicenza) in 1947. This African flower, who knew the anguish of kidnapping and slavery, bloomed marvelously in Italy, in response to God’s grace, with the Daughters of Charity. Mother “Moretta” In Schio (Vicenza), where she spent many years of her life, everyone still calls her “our Black Mother”. The process for the cause of Canonization began 12 years after her death and on December 1st, 1978 the Church proclaimed the Decree of the heroic practice of all virtues. Divine Providence which “cares for the flowers of the… Continue Reading