Sixth Day of the Novena

On December 30, 1861 Saint Gabriel of the Addolorata , who was twenty-three years old at the time, wrote these lines to his brother Michele....

Fasting

Friday After Ash Wednesday Isaiah 58:1-9a Psalm 50: 3-4, 5-6ab, 18-19 Matthew 9:14-15 Holy Fasting Today the prophet Isaiah puts a question to God: “Why...

Wondrous Hidden God

Yearning, I adore you, wondrous hidden God, Living Bread by bread concealed, speaking heart to heart. Give me now the faith that sees darkly through...

Fifth Day of the Novena

Following the same evocative rite used by Saint Gabriel of the Addolorata in 1857, young Indonesian Passionists making their First Profession are symbolically crowned with...

Fourth Day of the Novena

The fourth day of our novena coincides with the beginning of Holy Lent. At the beginning of his religious life Saint Gabriel of the Addolorata...