Saint Stephen's Statue.

ST. STEPHEN'S

CATHOLIC CHURCH

 

12, Gbeto Street, Off Iwaya Road, Onike-Iwaya, Yaba-Lagos.
info@ststepheniwaya.org

Saint Stephen's Building.
 

Saints

Solemnities, Feast Days, Memorials and Reflections of the Saints.

Saints' Quotes

 

When you decide firmly to lead a clean life, chastity will not be a burden on you: it will be a crown of triumph. ~ St. Josemaria Escriva

The holy Rosary is a powerful weapon. Use it with confidence and you'll be amazed at the results. ~ St. Josemaria Escriva

There is no danger of exaggerating. We never hope to fathom this inexpressible mystery nor will we ever be able to give sufficient thanks to our Mother for bringing us into such intimacy with the Blessed Trinity. ~ Saint Josemaria Escriva

If anyone does not wish to have Mary Immaculate for his Mother, he will not have Christ for his Brother. ~ Saint Maximilian Kolbe

The Rosary is the WEAPON for these times. ~ Saint Padre Pio.

He who knows how to forgive prepares for himself many graces from God. As often as I look upon the cross, so often will I forgive with all my heart. ~ St. Faustina

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12 Quotes That Will Change the Way You Attend Holy Mass

Saints1. When the Eucharist is being celebrated, the sanctuary is filled with countless angels who adore the divine victim immolated on the altar. ~ St. John Chrysostom.

2.  The angels surround and help the priest when he is celebrating Mass. ~ St. Augustine.

3. The best time to ask and obtain favors from God is the time of the Elevation."~ St. John Bosco.

4. The celebration of Holy Mass is as valuable as the death of Jesus on the cross. ~ St. Thomas Aquinas

5. St. Teresa was overwhelmed with God’s Goodness and asked Our Lord “How can I thank you?” Our Lord replied, *"ATTEND* *ONE* *MASS*.”

6. “My Son so loves those who assist at the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass that, if it were necessary He would die for them as many times as they’ve heard Masses." ~ Our Lady to Blessed Alan.

7. When we receive Holy Communion, we experience something extraordinary – a joy, a fragrance, a well-being that thrills the whole body and causes it to exalt. ~ St. Jean Vianney.
 
8. There is nothing so great as the Eucharist. If God had something more precious, He would have given it to us. ~ St. Jean Vianney.

9. Be eager to go to Mass on weekdays also, even if it costs a sacrifice. Our Lord will reward you with His Blessings and make you succeed in your undertakings. St. Don Bosco.

10. When we have been to Holy Communion, the balm of love envelops the soul as the flower envelops the bee. ~St Jean Vianney.

11. It would be easier for the world to survive without the sun than to do without Holy Mass. ~ St. Pio of Pietrelcina.

12. If we really understood the Mass, we would die of joy. ~ St. Jean Vianney

 

Saint of the Day - St Ignatius

St. IgnatiusSt Ignatius was the second Bishop of Antioch, Syria, and a disciple of the beloved Disciple John.

He was consecrated Bishop around the year 69 by the Apostle Peter, the first Pope.
A holy man who was deeply loved by the Christian faithful, he always made it his special care to defend right teaching and practice among the early Christians.

In 107, during the reign of the brutal Emperor Trajan, this holy Bishop was sentenced to death because he refused to renounce the Christian faith.

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