Posts Categorized: GWF

Drive by Prayers — Queen of the Apostles novena, day 8

Eighth Day “All these were constantly devoting themselves to prayer, together with certain women, including Mary the mother of Jesus, as well as his brothers.” (Acts 1:14) It is clear that we have to consider and follow Mary as our model. She is the most holy Virgin, the co-redemptrix and the Queen of Apostles. She… Read more »

Drive by Prayers — Queen of the Apostles novena, day 7

Seventh Day “When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing beside her, he said to his mother, ‘Woman, here is your son’. Then he said to the disciple, ‘Here is your mother’.” (Jn 19:26-27)When human perversity had reached its height and had brought about the death of our Lord, when the… Read more »

Distraction thoughts

God what is that we must do?   How do we find our way? Can we hear  you through all the static?   Noise that breaks your words and our concentration, allowing for the smallest deception to crawl in and take us away from you.  Show us, dear Lord, how to be strong…to hear through… Read more »

Drive by Prayers — Queen of the Apostles day 6

Sixth Day “Standing near the cross of Jesus were his mother, and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene.” (Jn 19:25) Let us look at Jesus–He sacrificed Himself on the cross. Let us look at Mary–she shared Christ’s mission and passion with Him. The essence of the redemption is on Calvary–Jesus… Read more »

Drive by Prayers — Queen of the Apostles, day 5

Fifth Day “His mother treasured all these things in her heart.” (Lk 2:51) The presentation of the Lord enlightens us to live in holiness, detachment from worldly things, and purity of thoughts and actions. The child Jesus enters the temple, takes possession of it and will live in the Eucharist until the end of time…. Read more »

Drive by Prayers– Queen of the Apostles, day 4

Fourth Day “This child is destined for the falling and the rising of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be opposed…and a sword will pierce your own soul too.” (Lk 2:34-35) Jesus Christ saw Mary at the foot of His cross, sharing in his passion. The Christian possesses an inexhaustible strength… Read more »


Sensationalism…. this word has been hitting me in the head like a pendulum , back & forth, now does that mean I have to bore you with my thoughts?  Well, yes…it seems that is what I have been doing for awhile now.  Ok, where do I start..?? Let’s define -Sensationalism is a type of editorial… Read more »

Drive by Prayers — Queen of the Apostles Day 3

Third Day “She gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in bands of cloth, and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn.” (Lk 2:7) Mary fulfills her apostolate: to give Jesus to the Father, to humanity, to heaven. She presented Jesus to the Gentiles, represented… Read more »

Drive by Prayers– Queen of the Apostles Novena Day 2

Second Day “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore, the child to be born will be holy; he will be called Son of God.” (Lk 1:35) The grace in a soul is like a root from which a plant develops with its branches, leaves,… Read more »

Drive By Prayers — Queen of the Apostles Novena Day 1

Novena to the Queen of Apostles First Day “I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; he will strike your head, and you will strike his heel.” (Gen 3:15) Through God’s loving foresight, Mary was placed, so to speak, on a path different from that on which all… Read more »