Tag Archives: Martyrs

Finding Holy Silence in the Desert of Lent

Lent is hard for me. It is my busy time in the Church. I am more Martha than Mary. But Iknow that I will fail in my ministry, and fail as a disciple, if I don’t cultivate a deep and … Continue reading

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Saints of the day: Perpetua and Felicity, martyrs

Saints Perpetua and Felicity were martyred in 203. They were Catechumens when they were arrested.  The women are two of eight women that are remembered in the 1st Eucharistic prayer of the Roman Missal. The six others are Mary and … Continue reading

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Saint of the Day: St. Vincent of Saragossa

Today we celebrate the feast of one of the great martyred deacons of the Church. Please pray for all deacons of the Church today as well as those in formation. Vincent of Saragossa was one of the Church’s three most … Continue reading

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St. Augustine Zhao Rong and Companions

Up date: I added a video. Happy Feast day! Saint Augustine Zhao Rong was a Chinese diocesan priest who was martyred with his 119 companions in 1815. Among their number was an eighteen year old boy, Chi Zhuzi, who cried … Continue reading

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Saints Alive!

Oh my!  We celebrate the feast day of three Saints: St. Paulinus Of Nola, Bishop died in 431. You can read about him here http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=5329 It is also the feast day of the great martyrs St. John Fisher, and St. … Continue reading

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