TWO SPIRITUAL GIANTS - MAY THEY INTERCEDE FOR US!

Gloriae Oliviae...   Pope Benedict 16, Josef  Ratzinger

 

He who must empower the breakthroughs of his predecessor...


  Our Lady’s Mantle   

OLM’s Favorite Churchmen

 

        OLM

          OCARMS HAVE KEPT THE FAITH IN A TIME OF CHANGE,                

                THANKS TO OUR PATRONESS OF MOUNT CARMEL.

    ST. DON BOSCO

     Silesian Founder,

     worker for youth

   ST.  JOHN VIANNEY 

     Confessor Supreme

 

     ST. PADRE PIO

   Stigmatist with all the Gifts of the Holy Spirit

      ST. CHARBEL

       A Glowing Light

St. Rita of Cascia Stigmatist with the Crown of Thorns.

St. Paul of the Cross

Master of short advice on vignettes of life.

St. Francis Cabrini had  lunch with the Dominicans in Seattle.

St. Ignatius Loyola, SJ

Jesuit Founder and a man of Discipline.

CHARISMATIC.   A BROOKLYN BOY FOREVER, AND FOSTER FATHER TO HUNDREDS OF MEN.    DEVOTED TO THE ROSARY & BIBLE STUDY     DRIVEN TO “SERVE THE PEOPLE!”    HE LOVED TRAINS.     56 YEARS A DOMINICAN PRIEST, PROVINCIAL.  

HIS BAPTISMS WERE PALPABLY LOADED WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT.  AWESOME.

12+ YEARS SERVING HIS LATIN MASS,  DRIVING AND HAVING BREAKFAST AT IHOP PROVE FR. FULTON WAS REALLY A BORN-AGAIN CAT!  “YOU WILL GET THE MOST SEVERE...” AS HE POUNCED ON YOUR NECK.   HE HAD CAT CALENDARS ALL OVER.

CAN A METHODIST LOVE OUR LADY?   AFTER A PILGRIMAGE TO FAR OFF MEDJUGORE, YES, INDEED!    HELD A PACKED MARIAN CENACLE MASS CROWD SPELLBOUND WITH HIS MARIAN STORIES.   STIGMATIST PADRE GINO ONCE HAD TOUCHED HIS HANDS AND HE FELL INTO A SWOON OF FLORAL SCENTS FROM HEAVEN, NEEDING AN HOUR TO RECOVER ON A NEARBY BENCH.

HE TOOK 10 TRIPS TO SCOTLAND, 8 TO IRELAND AND 3 TO SICILY (TO MEET THE FAMILY OF POLITICAL MARTYR S. GULIANO).  A SPIRITUAL FRIEND TO STS. AGNES AND LUCY.   SLEPT ON STONE PILLOWS ON THE FLOOR IN FRENCH CANADIAN SEMINARY DAYS.   TRUE CLASSICIST.   HELPED START UP CITY UNIVERSITY WITH MICHAEL PASTORE.  A DOMINICAN TO THE CORE.   THE PROVINCIAL WHO WAS ALWAYS HAPPY. 

B. FEB.    7, 1912

D. DEC.  12, 1998

 More to come!  So, so many!

Fr. James Reichmann, SJ  - shown at the Tridentine Latin Mass at the Josephinum,  Seattle, who, after a 3-year gap, replaced Fr. Fulton, OP.

Father Joseph Fulton, OP

Fr. Albert G. Roux, our MMP Director for the USA.  A voice crying out from the wilderness.   Did you ever  try to find St. Francis, ME on a map?

St. Edith Stein, OCD

Philosopher and Death Camp Martyr.

Bl. Titus Brandsma, OCD

Philosopher and Death Camp Martyr.

 St. Thomas More

 Beheaded Patron of Politicians

 

St. Martin de Porres

The Poor have Suffered Enough!

St. Anthony of Padua,

A Portuguese in Italy.

Master of Innocence.

St. Teresa of Jesus, of Avila, Spain.  Rock hard Reformer.

St. Therese of the Infant Jesus, the Little Flower.

Smaller is Better.

St. Maximilian Kolbe

Philosopher and Death Camp Martyr

  Fr. Otto Koltzenburg, aka Mr. Efficiency!

Fr. Tom Williams, S.J. on retiring from Visitation Church, Tacoma

  Fr. Jim Jenner, OP,

           RIP, 2005

I will help you,  just ask!

 Bishop George Thomas, Helena, MT,

 Formerly of Seattle & Marian Patron

 we hope to see return someday.

St. Bernadette of Lourdes, Incorrupt, and waiting to help you!

V. Rev Steve Sallis.   Devoted to Our Lady!

Byz. Fr. Joseph Stanichar, MAP,

Now a mellow, holy preacher. Former USAF Chaplain with  fire and brimstone sermons in past so much enjoyed by the congregation.   “If the Priests are bad, the people are worse!” 

Fr. Richard Quinn, CSSR, a very likeable US Army Chaplain who goes by the book!

Fr. Vincent Benoit, OP

Blanchet ‘65, does a great Charismatic Mass,  esp. in duet with full voice.

De Mediante Luna...

Gone so soon… John Paul 1

  De Laboris Solis - JOHN PAUL II

  He who broke open the closed doors...

The Beginning... and the End...