MARY is present in a very special way during the months of September and October. The feasts succeed one another providing us with a wonderful opportunity to renew our devotion to Mary, Mother of God and our Mother too. The words of Blessed Peter Vigne might surprise us and even inject new life into the way we pray the AVE MARIA...HAIL MARY
Two months when we remember Blessed Peter Vigne’s special anniversaries! On July 8 the day of his death in Rencurel we will celebrate his liturgical feast. And on August 20 and 24 we give thanks for his birth and baptism in Privas. In the following passage Peter Vigne makes a particular plea: how do we recall and live our Baptism?
HOPE, the colour of your light Risen Jesus, comes to visit us in our homes now in lock down to prevent the spread of an invasive and threatening evil which has al-ready knocked on so many doors! It has ruptured links and broken many hearts by the cruel deaths of loved ones, cut off from family and friends without the possibility of a final farewell.
These two months bookmark Lent and Easter which help us deal with the countless experiences and events of everyday life, sometimes happy and sometimes difficult, where the uncertainty of tomorrow is tinged with illness, loneliness and the final departure of those who shared our time and our projects. The Paschal Mystery is a mystery of death and...