‘Toward the Top’ in Ireland

Posted on February 7th, by OneBillionStories.com in Saints, Topics. 3 comments

reemerges in ! I’m sure you missed his joyful spirit over the last two weeks as he spent intentional time with God, discovering the path of God is leading him toward. Thankfully, Steve is back, and he goes to Ireland today to finish his pilgrimage beginning tomorrow. Stay tuned on the website for exciting updates with ‘’ as the ‘digital continent’ braces for the truth through the camera of this young Catholic missionary.

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What is the Communion of Saints? How can we Catholics come to encounter this mysterious club? Perhaps it is prayer, today’s story from Ireland sheds light on this reality. This young lady from Ireland begins praying to Blessed Giorgio Frassati for a personal meeting in his home country, ! What happened next was amazing, which you will just have to watch to understand. And does anyone know about the secrets of Giorgio’s life in ? Our team will only reveal that the secret came forth at his early funeral; after an early death of a 20th century saint! What a great testament to trusting in the Communion of Saints, take a listen for the full story on the OneBillionStories.com global network.



Verso L’Alto, ‘ Towards the Top! That was the common phrase from Giorgio during his short life here on earth; that phrase served him well. Not only did he keep his eyes on the everlasting prize of heaven, but also on the Italian mountains of his youth. It was on those mountains where he led others to Christ through the struggles of mountain climbing. Might we all learn from this Catholic evangelist, which at the core of the Church’s being, is Her mission. God be praised, now and forever.

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First: 1 Kings 10:1-10
Responsorial: Psalm 37:5-6, 30-31, 39-40
Gospel: Mark 7:14-23

Rosary: Glorious Mysteries
1. Resurrection
2. Ascension
3. Descent of the Holy Spirit
4. Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
5. Coronation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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