Liturgy October 7
Superiors and confreres give a special place to proper feasts (Congolese Regional Statutes, 1.5).
May our parents and the members of our families who have died rest in peace! (1st Monday of February).
That the prayer in our churches, traditionally consecrated to the Holy Cross, be a blessing for the world! (May 3)
St. Odilia, our principal patroness, virgin and martyr with St. Ursula, pray for us! (July 18)
St. Helena, who found the True Cross and is “mother” of our Order, pray for us! Blessed Theodore de Celles, our founder, pray for us who commemorate your death! (August 18)
St. Augustine, our spiritual father through the inspiration of your life and Rule, pray for us! (August 28)
That our deceased benefactors who aided us through their prayers and material support rest in peace! (a day in September)
That our sole pride be the Glorious Cross of our Lord Jesus Christ! (September 14)
May all the deceased confreres of our Order rest in peace! (a day in November)
Praised be to you, all holy Canons of St. Augustine, for your great fidelity to our vocation! (November 5)
We adore you, O Christ, and we bless you because by your Holy Cross you have redeemed the world! (Fridays)
A termite hill doesn’t stay up without the bush that supports it. (Mongo)