A Catholic Monthly Magazine

Tag Archive for ‘Charles Borromeo’

Saturday 4 November

St Charles Borromeo Romans 11:1-2, 11-12, 25-29; Psalm 94; Luke 14:1, 7-11. Accepting who I am The ‘wedding feast’ story today is a story of humility. We hear a lot about this virtue, but what is it? Thomas Aquinas said humility “is seeing ourselves as God sees us.” Often, we prefer to see ourselves as […]

Monday 4 November

St Charles Borromeo [m] Rom 11:29-36, Ps 69, Luke 14:12-14 Charles Borromeo [1538-84]: Lay administrator in the Church as a student, Secretary for the papal states, ordained a priest at 25 years of age, soon consecrated Archbishop of Milan, reformer of the clergy following the Council of Trent, servant of the poor, the sick and […]