Tag Archives: Catholic Saints

Solemnity of Joseph, Husband of Mary

From the Office of Readings, by St. Bernadine of Sienna, priest:  There is a general rule concerning all special graces granted to any human being. Whenever the divine favor chooses someone to receive a special grace, or to accept a … Continue reading

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What Anti-Pope is also a Saint?

Who knew? Via Jimmy Akin.

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Saint of the Day

“Love is the first ingredient in the relief of suffering”  St. Padre Pio         On September 20, 1918, Padre Pio was kneeling in front of a large crucifix when he received the visible marks of the crucifixion, making him the first … Continue reading

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Labor Day Weekend

Deacon and I are heading off to Denver for the weekend to visit my parents.  I will resume blogging on  Tuesday. Before I go, today is the feast day of St. Gregory the Great, pope. Read about him here For … Continue reading

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Saint of the Day

It is the feast day of St. John Eudes. St. John Eudes (1601-1680) was born in Ri and died in Caen, France. Despite the prevailing rigors of Jansenism, he received First Communion when only a child. He studied in Paris … Continue reading

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Saint of the Day

A Servant King St. Stephan of Hungry was the first Christian King of Hungry. He was baptized as an adult in 985.  He was crowned King in December of the year 1000.  In todays Office of Readings, he has advice … Continue reading

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Saints Alive

Saints Roundup I am way behind on posting the Saint of the Day.  Here are links last week’s missing Saints: St. Jane Frances de Chantal who is an example that true strength comes from obedience and living a life of … Continue reading

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