We must accommodate our heart to the condition of life in which we are, because life goes quickly and we are mortal, and death follows no set rules. Happy are those who live in continual, vigilant watch! - St. Francis de Sales Photo - All Souls celebrated at Shrine of Christ the King Sovereign Priest, which is currently being restored after the fire last October. For more information on the restoration, visit http://shrinelandmark.org/.
Catholic Mass, Vietnam 1966, members of 101st Airborne. The value of the mass. It is sad how often we take it for granted. This picture moved me so deeply; especially seeing the bare feet of the young man in the back. May we never lose sight of the value of the mass.
American soldiers praying in front of San Agustan Church, Manila in 1945. Heartbreaking photos of old Manila before and during WW II, back when Manila truly was the "Pearl of the Orient" http://myphilippinelife.com/?p=8739
The commander ordered the soldiers to bayonet Jose. They pierced his body. But with every stab he only shouted louder and louder: "Viva Cristo Rey!" The commander was so enraged that he pulled out his pistol and executed the young hero on the spot. There was no trial. Read this inspiring story.