Posts Categorized: GWF

A Sort of Review of Little Boy the movie

Last night we went to the see the movie “Little Boy”. I was unsure what to expect, yes, I had seen the normal trailers, read a review or two, however, they did no justice to the movie.  Having heard mixed reviews from friends, heading in thinking that the movie would have a lot to do… Read more »

Pentecost Is Soon Approaching

Pentecost is soon approaching. The beauty of this special occasion had for most of my life eluded me, when one is not given the presence of mind one can surely miss what’s most important. The beauty of Pentecost came to me in a dreamy vision or at least I like to think of it that… Read more »

Novena–St. Paul, The Apostle of Love–Day 9

Day 9 Special request: Devout reception of the Eucharist. Prayer St. Paul you reminded the Corinthians of the reality of the Eucharist and all that it truly is. You urged them to remember that they should examine themselves carefully and then approach the reception of the body and blood of the Lord with the greatest… Read more »

Novena–St. Paul, The Apostle of Love, Day 8

DAY 8 Special request: Prayer for a generous spirit and unity of heart. Prayer St. Paul, while on earth you were forced to say goodbye to those you loved. Now you live in the kingdom where love is the only reality and you have no more tears to shed. We ask you to be lovingly… Read more »

Novena–St. Paul, The Apostle of Love, Day 7

DAY 7 Special request: Prayer for freedom in the midst of an unjust oppressive world. Prayer St Paul in your heavenly glory you are completely free. Chains can never bind you. Pray, however, for our freedom. First of all pray that we be delivered from the slavery of sin and vice. Next we ask you… Read more »

Novena–St. Paul, The Apostle of Love– Day 6

DAY 6 Special request: A prayer for political leaders to be just and Church leaders to be holy. Prayer St. Paul, you taught, strengthened and encouraged Timothy by word and example. You formed him into an effective leader and servant of the Church. Your wisdom was an indispensable aid to him as you supported him… Read more »

Novena–St. Paul–The Apostle of Love, Day 5

DAY 5 Special request: Finding and maintaining gainful employment and comforting us in time of grief. Prayer Beloved Apostle Paul may our faith, labor and hope be a cause for you to give thanks to God in eternity. Like the Thessalonians, we desperately need your prayers so that we can be kept sound in body,… Read more »

Novena- St. Paul, The Apostle of Love—Day 3

DAY 3 Special request: Leading lives of joy and generosity while receiving the help we need. Prayer Beloved St. Paul, help us live our lives with such integrity, purity and innocence that you will rejoice before the throne of God as you remember us in your prayers. Deepen our love, broaden our knowledge and sharpen… Read more »

Novena- St. Paul, The Apostle of Love–Day 4

DAY 4 Special request: Persevering in prayer in times of struggle and hardship. Prayer St. Paul, please never cease praying for us, who are in such dire need. Through your intercession may we grow in wisdom and all manner of spiritual understanding so that we may conduct ourselves in a manner worthy of the Lord…. Read more »

Novena to St. Paul The Apostle of Love— Day 2

Oops I have been away too long.  Here is the second day, sorry  if I caused you to skip the day. If for some reason you skip any of the days, just be sure to start over.  I believe that any day is good day to start a novena. DAY 2 Special request: Achieving and maintaining peace… Read more »