Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church of Picayune, MS - Devotion - Patron Saints - St. John Vianney
Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Picayune, Mississippi - Devotion - Patron Saints - St. John Vianney
August 4: Saint John Marie Baptiste Vianney, "Curé d’Ars"
Today, August 4, we celebrate the feast day of Saint John Marie Baptiste Vianney (1786-1859), Curé d’Ars, confessor, and patron saint of pr...
Saint John Marie Vianney | uCatholic
Saint John Marie Vianney (1786-1859), the curé of Ars, was canonized in 1925 and declared heavenly patron for all parish priests in 1929. He would often spend up to 12 hours a day hearing confessions
IF YOU KNOW HOW TO GIVE, YOU MUST KNOW HOW TO PAY BACK - From A Sermon By St John Vianney
There are plenty of people who, when they are passing through a meadow or a turnip field or an orchard, will find no difficulty in filling their pockets with herbs or turnips and carrying away any amount of fruit in their baskets. Parents who see their children coming in with their hands full of these stolen objects simply laugh at them, saying, "Oh, my goodness, what grand things!" My dear brethren, if you now take the value of a penny, and now the value of two pennies, you will soon have…
"It is pride which causes us to remain hardened in our sins and makes it so difficult for us to confess them. If we were humble we could not remain in our sins, nor should we be afraid to go to confession. Let us ask God, dear brethren, to grant us humility, so that we may fear sin and have recourse to the Sacrament of Penance if we have committed sin." ~St. John Vianney
Fighting Evil Like the Cure of Ars
St. John Vianney, the Cure of Ars, is an example of how holiness transforms lives and changes the world around us. Ask yourself, “how can I contradict this generation the most?” or, “how can I be more like the Cure of Ars today?” And then, get to work.