"The worship of the Eucharist outside the Mass is of inestimable value for the life of the church." – Pope St John Paul II Vocations Adoration is live from Bishop Michael's Facebook page tonight at 7pm – see you there!Link in bio!
️ "If in our time Christians must be distinguished above all by the “art of prayer”, how can we not feel a renewed need to spend time in spiritual converse, in silent adoration, in heartfelt love before Christ present in the Most Holy Sacrament? How often, dear brother and sisters, have I experienced this, and drawn from it strength, consolation and support!" St John Paul II Come join us in prayer guys! Let's give glory to the Lord who never ceases to call us, again and again, He knocks at the door of our hearts. Yes, yes we're in lockdown, but the Lord will bless and reward us in this holy hour! St Therese, pray for us! Come Lord Jesus and bless our Diocese with holy men and women, willing to give their yes! Come Holy Spirit! 7pm THIS Friday, LIVE from Bishop Michael's Facebook page (link in bio)
Have you ever dared do a novena to St Therese?If you haven't, it's time you gave it a try, and if you have, I bet you've got a story or two to tell about how this incredible Saint interceded for you! Guys, this isn't just for the ladies, so don't shy away from taking the opportunity to ask this beautiful woman of God to bring your petitions to the King!Let's do this together, and be warned: think carefully for what you ask, because St Therese never disappoints!The novena begins today and will take you to her feast day on 1st October. We'd love to hear about your answered prayers so remember to come back and share with us! Pray and expect great things of God!‘Dearest Saint Therese of Lisieux, you said that you would spend your time in heaven doing good on earth.Your trust in God was complete. Pray that He may increase my trust in His goodness and mercy as I ask for the following petitions…(State your intention clearly and confidently)Pray for me that I, like you, may have great and innocent confidence in the loving promises of our God. Pray that I may live my life in union with God’s plan for me, and one day see the Face of God whom you loved so deeply.Saint Therese, you were faithful to God even unto the moment of your death. Pray for me that I may be faithful to our loving God. May my life bring peace and love to the world through faithful endurance in love for God our Savior.Loving God, you blessed St. Therese with a capacity for a great love. Help me to believe in your unconditional love for each of your children, especially for me.I love you, Lord. Help me to love you more!Glory be to the Father, to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.’#aucklandvocationss#stthereseoflisieux#sttheresenovena#catholiclife#comelordjesus
Anyone else totally pining for Jesus and desperate to get back to Church? Come and spend some time with our Lord online. Let's unite in prayer for one another and our country as Bishop Michael goes live with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament ️ 7pm TONIGHT from Bishop Michael's Facebook page (link in bio)