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FT Chapter 4 (School of the Angel Continued)

Posted by Father Thomas Galarneault on 6/21/17

FT Chapter 4 (School of the Angel Continued)

Every good teacher comes to reinforce the message.  Well, the Angel of Peace returns for the third time to make the children ready for Our Lady when she will come (even though the children don’t know she is coming).  He ... Read More »

FT Chapter 3 (School of the Angel)

Posted by Father Thomas Galarneault on 6/15/17

FT Chapter 3 (School of the Angel)

When I was young, I prepared to start elementary school, but first I had to go to preschool.  At preschool I was made ready to enter elementary.  I was taught the basics and this helped me to be ready for all ... Read More »

FT Chapter 2 (Field of Prayer & Our Prayers)

Posted by Father Thomas Galarneault on 6/08/17

FT Chapter 2 (Field of Prayer & Our Prayers)

When we talk about sports, knowing the name helps us to know where it is played.  So if we talk about basketball, we know that it is played on a court with two baskets on either end.  If we ... Read More »

FT Chapter 1 (Foundation)

Posted by Father Thomas Galarneault on 6/02/17

FT Chapter 1 (Foundation)

Today, I will begin writing weekly (Fridays) about the book Fatima for Today by Fr. Andrew Apostoli, CFR.  This book teaches about the apparitions of Mary in Fatima.  This is an important message for us to know.

We all know that building a good ... Read More »

Total Consecration Day

Posted by Father Thomas Galarneault on 6/01/17

Total Consecration Day

It has arrived.  TOTAL CONSECRATION DAY is HERE!!!  ALLELUIA!!!  This is a beautiful day.  We give ourselves to our Lady in Holy Slavery.  We give her all our actions, merits, blessings, everything.  We entrust ourselves to her like Jesus did.  St. Louis De Montfort says: “To ... Read More »

TC Day 33 (Seeing Jesus)

Posted by Father Thomas Galarneault on 5/31/17

Day 33

Running hot water in a bathroom can cause the mirror to steam up.  When this happens we are not able to see anything, but the steam.  Still, if we take a towel and wipe it away, we can begin to see our image in the mirror.  ... Read More »

TC Day 32 (He is Present)

Posted by Father Thomas Galarneault on 5/30/17

Day 32

A picture of me in my mom’s bowl that she used for kneading the bread.

When I was little, I was an extreme bread lover.  My Mom would bake bread and the story goes that she started to notice holes in the bread.  She didn’t understand ... Read More »

TC Day 31 (See what HE did)

Posted by Father Thomas Galarneault on 5/29/17

Day 31

“Reflect on the wounds and sufferings of Christ crucified” (Preparation for Total Consecration, 108).

Jesus’ suffered so much for us.  Why?  LOVE!!!  Today, look at these images of love that our Savior did for us. 

Jesus was scourged for love.  Remember they weren’t nice in ... Read More »

TC Day 30 (Nativity: Preparation for Death)

Posted by Father Thomas Galarneault on 5/28/17

Day 30

This image of the Nativity is one of my favorites!  It is a beautiful painting, but what always strikes me is the crucifixion in the background.  “Incarnate Wisdom loved the Cross from his infancy” (Preparation for Total Consecration, 106).  Jesus’ whole life was aimed at dying ... Read More »

Fatima for Today Announcement

Posted by Father Thomas Galarneault on 5/27/17

Recently, we gave out the book Fatima for Today by Fr. Andrew Apostoli , C.F.R.  Since it is the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady appearing to the three shepherd children, it is a good time to read about the messages and what happened at Fatima.  I will blog ... Read More »