Blessings for Lent and the feast of St. Louise on March 15th! Prepared for the Ladies of Charity by Sr. Carol Schumer, DC.
Sister Carol Schumer, DC, has prepared a prayer service for LCUSA members. We invite our members and friends to download this prayer for use in this month of November. Thank you, Sister Carol. Click here to download.
Mary, Queen of the Holy Rosary Call to Prayer Leader: “…, please, tell us how we can practice the devotion of that lady … who kept a picture of the Blessed Virgin in her sleeve.” Reader: “You can do it this way: at the beginning of any action or conversation and from time to […]
READINGS: Luke 19: 28-40, Isaiah 50: 4-7, Psalm 22: 8-9, 17-18, 19-20, 23-24, Philippians 2: 6-11, Luke 22: 14 — 23: 56 As we enter this final week of Lent, the holiest of the liturgical year, our two Gospel passages for this Sunday bombard us with activity: untying, helping, riding, spreading, praising, proclaiming, rebuking; eating, drinking, […]
by Sr. Carol Schumer, D.C., St. Louis, MO READINGS: Isaiah 50:4-7 ~ Psalm 22: 8-9, 17-18, 19-20, 23-24; Philippians 2:6-11 ~ Mark 14:1-15:47 From intimacy to abandonment, from exultation to condemnation, from adoration to torture, from ecstasy to agony, from “Hosanna!” to “Crucify!” All in one Scripture passage, in one liturgical celebration, in one Sunday! Today we […]
Through the Eyes of Children “For a child is born to us …” Isaiah 9: 5 A little girl was frightened on being put to bed. Her mom reassured her that God is always present to protect. The child agreed, paused then added, “I really want someone with skin on.” (adapted from Andy Stanley, pastor/founder […]