St. John's Adoration Chapel

St. John's Adoration Chapel
"Do Not Fear: I am with you. From here I will cast light Be sorry for sin."

Sunday, December 9, 2018

December 10, 2018 With Blessed Father Alberione


MONDAY DECEMBER 10, 2018
ADVENT WEEKDAY
Is 35: 1-10
Ps 85: 9ab, 10-14
Lk 5: 17-26
 
The historic function of tonight (with profession of the first four Paulines) serves to link young men to God with their promise of consecration, to enter more intimately into their mission and to infuse them with greater power of purpose (Diary, December 8, 1917)

PLEASE PRAY FOR OUR DECEASED:  Fr Michelino Gagna SS (1961)—Mons Angelo Campagna IJP (1990)—Sr Antonietta Sandri FSP (1993)—Sr M Luisa Perlini PD (2000)—Sr Rosaria Scaini SGBP (2001)—Maria Bacca IAM (2004)—Sr M Marcella Lucrezi FSP (2005)—Sr Angelina Fabbris FS (2008)—Luigi Zecca HFI (2011)—Sr M Adele Vitale PD (2015)—Sr M Antonietta Vazquez PD (2016)

Saturday, December 8, 2018

December 9, 2018 With Blessed Father Alberione


SUNDAY DECEMBER 9, 2018
SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT
ST JUAN DIEGO, OPTIONAL MEMORIAL
Bar 5: 1-9
Ps 126: 1-6 (3)
Phil 1: 4-6, 8-11
Lk 3: 1-6
 
You (Pious Disciples) have a fundamental and vital mission, hidden like roots, but feeding the trunk, branches, flowers, leaves, fruits (AD 282).

PLEASE PRAY FOR OUR DECEASED:  Sr  M Graziana Santini FSP (1963)—Sr M Rosa Cacciatore FSP (1981)—Domenica Nardis HFI (2005)—Sr Josefina Glassmann FSP (2006)—Sr M Agostina Pellachin FSP (2007)—Sr M Natalia Bonifacio FSP (2007)—Sr Onise Theresa Sassi FSP (2008)—Helen Chevraux HFI (2008)—Sr Tarcisia M Cescatti FSP(2011)—Marjorie Seammen Bowe (2009)

Friday, December 7, 2018

December 8, 2018 With Blessed Father Alberione


SATURDAY DECEMBER 8, 2018
IMMACULATE CONCEPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY
SOLEMNITY, HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION
Gen 3:9-15, 20
Ps 98: 1, 2-4
Eph 1: 3-6, 11-12
Lk 1: 26-38
 
Hence for several centuries, those who succeed us will know the humble beginnings of the House. Not for our glory: we are poor, and we must keep ourselves in humility, but to see how God uses humble subjects to accomplish the greatest things (Diary, December 8, 1917)

PLEASE PRAY FOR OUR DECEASED:  Sr  M Aracoeli VEnturi PD (1983)—Fr Vincenzo De Luise SSP (1985)—Gorizia D’Amicantonio IAM (1991)—Claudia Supino HFI (1999)—Fr Silvino Ceccomancini IJP (2006)—Sr M Fidelis Cecchetto PD (2012)—Antonio Lopez (2004)

Thursday, December 6, 2018

December 7, 2018 With Blessed Father Alberione


FRIDAY DECEMBER 7, 2018
ADVENT WEEKDAY
ST AMBROSE, BISHOP, DOCTOR OF THE CHURCH
OBLIGATORY MEMORIAL
FIRST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH—
THE SACRED HEART
Is 29: 17-24
Ps 27: 1, 4, 13-14
Mt 9: 27-31
 
Only four were consecrate: only four were the first Jesuits who at Montmartre made the vows in the hands of St. Ignatius. Therefore this is a historic day, the second historic day of the House. It must be noted and remembered (Diary, December 8, 1917)

PLEASE PRAY FOR OUR DECEASED:  Sr  Maria Verdone FSP (1971)—Sr M Ifigenia Licausi PD (1983)—Pasqualina La Rizza HFI (2004)—Fr Carlo Favilli IJP (2011)—Bro Armando Barata SSP (2016)

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

December 6, 2018 With Blessed Father Alberione


THURSDAY DECEMBER 6, 2018
ADVENT WEEKDAY
ST NICHOLAS, BISHOP
FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH—
THE GUARDIAN ANGELS
Is 26: 1-6
Ps 118: 1, 8-9, 19-21, 25-27a
Mt 21, 24-27
 
There are young people among you who have decided, not by crazy sentiment, but with full knowledge of their reason, to devote themselves entirely to God and to the good press, and to spend all their time, their intelligence, their strengths, their health for Him; tonight, before everybody, they will do their decision through my hands…(Diary, December 8, 1917)

PLEASE PRAY FOR OUR DECEASED:  Sr Anna Merla FSP (946)—Fr Tito Armani SSP (1980)—Sr  Massimiliana Concas PD (1998)—Sr M Stefana Servetti PD (2003)—Nicoletta Di Carlo IAM (2009)—Louis Peter Mennella (2015)

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

December 5, 2018 With Blessed Father Alberione


WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 5, 2018
ADVENT WEEKDAY
FIRST WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH—ST JOSEPH
Is 25: 6-10a
Ps 23: 1-6
Mt 15: 29-37
 
How could they become masters and apostles, if before they were not good disciples and love to study sacred subjects?  The apostle must possess and love sacred science much in order to feel the need to communicate it (ACV, p. 72)

PLEASE PRAY FOR OUR DECEASED:  Fr Luigi Bogliaccino SSP (1967)—Sr Edvige Soldano FSP (1983)—Fr Cirillo Tomatis SSP (1988)—Sr Maria Mattarei FSP (2000)—Fr Giuseppe Pasquali SSP (2002)—Sr M Venanzia Scotto PD (2010)—Sr M Paolina Hagiwara FSP (2012)-Nicola Trotta HFI (2013)—Sr M Giovannina Bernabei FSP (2015)—Madeline Barbara Piatt (2002)--

Monday, December 3, 2018

December 4, 2018 With Blessed Father Alberione


TUESDAY DECEMBER 4, 2018
ADVENT WEEKDAY
ST JOHN DAMASCUS, PRIEST, RELIGIOUS, DOCTOR
FIRST TUESDAY OF THE MONTH—THE SOULS IN PURGATORY
Is 11: 1-10
Ps 72: 1-2, 7-8, 12-13, 17
Lk 10: 21-24
 
Each one will find himself okay and will do his part well in life depending on his specific preparation (UPS II, 246).

PLEASE PRAY FOR OUR DECEASED:  Novice Nobil PD (1948)—Bro Giuseppe Solero SSP (1974)—Sr Ignazia Armani SGBP (1993)—Bro Silvano M De Blasio SSP (1994)—Bro Dominic Lakra SSP (2008)—Bro Ottorino Gandellini SSP (2010)—Sr M Joseph Pagamocan PD (2015)

Sunday, December 2, 2018

December 3, 2018 With Blessed Father Alberione


MONDAY DECEMBER 3, 2018
ST FRANCIS XAVIER, PRIEST, MISSIONARY
OBLIGATORY MEMORIAL
FIRST MONDAY OF THE MONTH—ST PAUL
Is 2: 1-5
Ps 122: 1-9
Mt 8: 5-11
 
Listening to good things and not meditating on them, not applying them to practical life and executing them, is like people who are eating but not digesting; being “listeners of the word, but not performing it: this would multiply responsibilities”  (ACV, p 72).

PLEASE PRAY FOR OUR DECEASED:  RenataVicini IAM (1971)—Fr Antonio Bratilli SS (1993)—Sr Alexandrina Crivelli FSP (2005)—Sr M Domenica Fujiwara PD (2005)—Aurelio Facchini HFI (2006)—Sr M Gloria Hounau FSP (2007)—Sr M Chiarina Pastorino PD (2009)—Sr Piermaria Guglielmaci FSP (2015)—Mary Byehn (1990)—Vera H Haas (2010)—Pearl Kranske—Richard Cooper (no years)

Saturday, December 1, 2018

December 2, 2018 With Blessed Father Alberione


SUNDAY DECEMBER 2, 2018
FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT
FIRST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH—THE DIVINE MASTER,
WAY, TRUTH AND LIFE
Jer 33: 14-16
Ps 25: 4-5, 8-10, 14 (1b)
Thes 3: 12- 4: 2
Lk 21: 25-28, 34-36
 
Feel and think of Jesus Good Shepherd as likened to a salt that feeds, preserves and heals. At this moment, in prayer, your soul is free; then let yourself be taken by Him Who works, speaks, and communicates His feelings: this is the freedom to love (PrP 8, p 178).

PLEASE PRAY FOR OUR DECEASED:  Sr Tarcisia Valentini SGBP (2005)—Fr Salvatore Caruana SSP (2008)—Alpiano Valdes (1937).