Good Friday: Consideration and Observance

“Remember my cross and my death, and you will live!” (The Secret Book of James) “We adore you and we bless you, Lord Jesus Christ, here and in all the churches which are in the whole world, because by your holy cross you have redeemed the world.” (St. Francis of Assisi, Deacon) In the name … [Read more…]

The Sacred Heart: A Sunday Message

“When we appeal to the throne of grace we do so through Mary, honoring God by honoring His Mother, imitating Him by exalting her, touching the most responsive chord in the sacred heart of Christ with the sweet name of Mary.” ~St. Robert Bellarmine   In the name of the Father and of the Son … [Read more…]

Holy Wisdom, A Sunday Message

The lesson is taken from the words of the Holy Prophet Mani:  The man whose mind is full of light is the one to whom belongs wisdom; as soon as he hears truth he welcomes it to himself; but he whose mind is without light, who is alien to it, does not take it to … [Read more…]

An Ash Wednesday Message

In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Ash Wednesday is upon us.  As we in the Priory of the Rose Cross follow the Western Rite/Gregorian calendar we celebrate this day which is a day of fasting and repentance.  Ash Wednesday is the precursor to the Lenten … [Read more…]