The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments recently approved the changing of the date of the memorial of St. Nuno Alvarez Pereira from the 1st of April to the 6th of November.
How often have you begun Lent with the best of intentions to focus yourself spiritually only to give up because you can’t make the time? For most people, it isn’t a lack of will but the absence of a system or process that they can easily tap into that is the problem.
In a world like our own, where factionalism and deep religious and political divisions poison our relationships, a saint like Peter Thomas is like a breath of fresh air. His life as a devout Carmelite and a diplomatic healer and trouble-shooter reminds us that reconciliation and common ground are always possible with God’s help.