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Blessed James Alberione and the Pauline Spirit

Blessed James Alberione and the Pauline Spirit

What is the Pauline Spirit?The Pauline Family strives to fully live the Gospel of Jesus Christ, Way, Truth and Life, in the spirit of St. Paul, under the gaze of the Queen of the Apostles. There are not many details in the Pauline Family, or unusual devotions, or excessive formalities. The aim is to live in Christ the Master and in the Church. The spirit of St. Paul is drawn from his life, his Letters and his apostolate. He is always lively regarding the Church’s dogmatic and moral teachin...
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Epiphany Grace

Epiphany Grace

"Let us approach the manger to adore him….On Christmas Night, the child Jesus was placed in the manger: this was the first exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, before whom the first adoration was made." Blessed James Alberione, SSP
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Advent Wisdom Week 2

Advent Wisdom Week 2

"Our adoration should be filled with interior fervor, in response to the mystical attraction contained in the words  'Come to me, all of you.'  Let us move toward the Word Incarnate and embrace him as the great gift of the Father to us: 'To those who accepted him he gave power to become children of God.' ” (Jn 1:12)         Sr.Giovannamaria Carrara, FSP
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Prayers for the Holy Souls in Purgatory

Prayers for the Holy Souls in Purgatory

We pray for the souls in purgatory to soon be admitted into heaven, and we ask their intercession. Our prayers hurry along their purification and their prayers of intercession help us in many ways. One example of our Founder's understanding of the power of this prayer is his encouragement to the sisters, when they are sent on a new assignment, to pray for the souls in purgatory, for their intercession for the mission and the people they would be rmeeting. This devotion to the ...
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My Damascus Events

My Damascus Events

A Personal Reflection on Paul's Damascus Event: Light and darkness, sight and blindness, power and weakness, control and surrender. The “Damascus event” in Paul’s life is often played out in my own, though in a less dramatic manner. Lord Jesus, I meet you in so many ways: sometimes in silence and prayer or by stumbling to the ground of my existence.As I journey through the days of my life, stop me, call out my name, send me your dazzling light, and take hold of me...
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7 Reasons To Have Devotion to St. Paul

7 Reasons To Have Devotion to St. Paul

Did you ever come across a treasure that was right under your eyes and all of a sudden discovered it as a new-found precious gift?That's what happened to me—but it was more of a gradual discovery. When I entered the Daughters of St. Paul fifty-­seven years ago, I was introduced to Saint Paul with a copy of his Epistles in a translation that was a bit scholarly and hard for my teenage mind to grasp. But over the years, with the encouragement of our Founder, Blessed James Alberi...
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Mary: The Fastest Way to Be Transformed in Christ

Mary: The Fastest Way to Be Transformed in Christ

From the writings of Blessed Timothy Giaccardo the first professed Pauline priest of the Society of St. Paul founded by Blessed James Alberione, SSP in 1914.The diary of Blessed Timothy from his years in the seminary testifies and confirms how much he grew in devotion to Mary most holy.Little by little as the years passed, his love for Mary increased, guiding his entire life. “Everything for Mary” was the primary point of Marian piety of Father Timothy. ...
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