The Catholic World Report, Filip Mazurczak: On September 12, 1683, the Christian Coalition led by King John III Sobieski defeated the Turks at the gates of Vienna, thus saving Christendom. Venimus, vidimus, Deus vincit, the Polish monarch wrote in a letter to Pope Innocent XI. “We came, we saw, God conquered.” While equestrian statues of Sobieski can be found throughout Poland, there is not one in the Austrian capital. For years, this conscious omission was the result of the chauvinistic attitude of many Austrians. Today, opposition to commemorating this Catholic savior of Western civilization results from downright silly notions of political correctness. Story is here.
He Saved Christian Europe, King John Sobieski, Yesterday and Today
Brother André Marie, M.I.C.M.“After a somewhat worldly life, he was struck down one day by lightning while riding on a horse. He cried out to God, like Saint Paul, “Lord, what wilt Thou have me do?” He heard a voice from Heaven saying to him, “Turn from evil unto good.” https://t.co/WEkF7WBavp13 hours ago 6 21
Brother André Marie, M.I.C.M.“It was he who baptized the eunuch of Queen Candace, of Ethiopia, to let us know how much God values every soul of good will, no matter how socially low or useless he may be according to the standards of the world.” https://t.co/Kr04CWQsFk13 hours ago 7 15
Brother André Marie, M.I.C.M.“At seventy-five, he set out with fifty-two companions to finish his work in the conversion of Friesland. Saint Boniface and all his companions were martyred there by the pagans. Saint Boniface was killed while he was putting on his vestments to say Mass.” https://t.co/XSUO0cvAMq2 days ago 0 8
Brother André Marie, M.I.C.M.We are excited to announce that Mr. Hugh Owen has been added to the lineup of speakers for our Fall Conference! https://t.co/mDMXnkutLX via @SBC_Catholic3 days ago 0 4
Brother André Marie, M.I.C.M.What’s in that Prayer? The Collect for Trinity Sunday https://t.co/DeWE7cAORF3 days ago 3 7