Topic: saint

April 25th, is the optional memorial of Saint Mark (also referred to as John Mark), an early disciple of Our Lord, best known for the Gospel that bears his name. Tradition holds that members of Mark's ... discuss

The following homily by Pope Saint Leo the Great concerning Christ’s ministry during the 40 Days between his Resurrection and Ascension, focuses especially on his appearance and revelation to the tw ... discuss

April 24th, is the optional memorial of Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen (1577-1622), the 17th century Capuchin priest and martyr who played an important role in the Counter-Reformation, and was brutally ... discuss

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Today is known on the Christian calendar by at least six names.In the traditional Missale Romanum, it is referred to as “Dominica in albis octava Paschae” -- Sunday in White Within the Paschal Oct ... discuss

Oh Blood and water which gushed forth from the heart of Jesus as a font of mercy for us, I trust in You! On this Divine Mercy Sunday the blessing of another article for the book \"A Journey to Heali ... discuss

Son of a pagan imperial messenger. Convert. Monk. Priest. Bishop of Anastasiopolis, Galatia. Founded monasteries. Had the gift of healing. Miracle worker. Warded off a plague of insects by prayer. Sup ... discuss

It was on an Easter Sunday,     and all in the morning,Our Savior arose,     and our heavenly King.The sun and the moon,     they both did r ... discuss

I am pretty much a pariah in the Catholic blogosphere. I just don't fit in with the rest of the "gang."  I have been condemned on more than one catholic blog.  And it all comes down to a ver ... discuss

April 23rd, is the optional memorial of Saint George. This year it is superseded by the Second Sunday of Easter, Divine Mercy Sunday. Some of the more colorful stories about this patron of England are ... discuss

Saint Faustina received visions of our Lord, in which, Jesus instructed her to tell the world of His infinite Love and Mercy. She recorded these visions in her diary; later published under the title D ... discuss

Divine Mercy: The Easter Gift   \"Fear not, I am the first and the last, and the living one; I died, and behold I am alive for evermore\" (Rev 1:17-18). We heard these comforting words in the S ... discuss

An interview with Kathryn Lopez of National Review on \"The Journey to Healing Through Divine Mercy>\"     by NR Interview April 21, 2017 5:07 PM A Sunday dedicated to beginning again Ther ... discuss

April 22, 2017On this ninth day of the Divine Mercy Novena, we pray for the souls who have become lukewarm. Christ told Saint Faustina, "Today bring to Me the Souls who have become lukewarm, and immer ... discuss

April 21 is the feast of Saint Anslem, a Benedictine monk, abbot, philosopher and theologian, who held the office of archbishop of Canterbury from 1093 to 1109. He is a Doctor of the Church who is kn ... discuss

21 April AD 1109 Known as the father of medieval Scholasticism, Anselm was born in Italy in 1033. Most closely associated with England, he first served as prior and abbot of the Benedictine Abbey in ... discuss

Anselm of Canterbury (c. 1033 – 21 April 1109) was a Benedictine monk, abbot, philosopher and theologian of the Catholic Church, who held the office of archbishop of Canterbury from 1093 to 1109. Af ... discuss

Saint Anselm of Canterbury, the 11th century Benedictine archbishop, achieved tremendous insight into the love of God. He dedicated his life to seeking out and teaching the depths of Divine Wisdom. Ma ... discuss

April 21, 2017On this seventh day of the Divine Mercy Novena, we pray for the souls who are detained in purgatory. Our Lord told Saint Faustina, "Today bring to Me the souls who are in the prison of P ... discuss

April 21st, is the optional memorial of Saint Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109)., also known as Anselm of Aosta and Anselm of Bec, the 11th century Benedictine abbot, archbishop, theologian and philoso ... discuss

April 20 is the feast of St. Agnes of Montepulciano, a Dominican abbess and foundress in medieval Tuscany. Seventy years after Agnes died St. Catherine of Siena made a pilgrimage to the shrine of thi ... discuss

April 20, 2017On this seventh day of the Divine Mercy Novena, we pray souls who especially venerate and glorify Jesus' mercy. Our Lord told Saint Faustina, "Today bring to Me the souls who especially ... discuss

April 19, 2017On this sixth day of the Divine Mercy Novena, we pray for all humble souls and those of little children. Our Lord told Saint Faustina, "Today bring to Me the meek and humble souls and th ... discuss

MADRID (AP) — Things have changed since Barcelona's historic comeback against Paris Saint-Germain in the last round of the Champions League. ... discuss

John Kulikos was born in the Greek district of Epirus, in the city of Ioannina. His parents were pious, but he was orphaned at an early age, and he went to Constantinople. With the means left him by h ... discuss

April 18, 2017On this fifth day of the Divine Mercy Novena, we pray for the souls of separated brethren. "Today bring to Me the Souls of those who have separated themselves from My Church, and immerse ... discuss

Jesus told St. Faustina that this Feast of Mercy would be a very special day when "all the divine floodgates through which graces flow are opened." (Diary 699) Our Lord made a great promise to all tho ... discuss

was an Irish monk of whom little is known except that he was one of the most active early Scottish saints judging from the trail of place names (usually "Kildonan") stretching from Galloway to Perth a ... discuss

Certainly there are extra-biblical things you will require because it’s a necessary consequence of biblical fidelity. There are also things like affirming a statement of faith or taking a membership ... discuss

April 17, 2017On this fourth day of the Divine Mercy Novena, we pray for the souls of all those who do not believe in Jesus and those who do not yet know Him. Our Lord told Saint Faustina, "Today brin ... discuss

Coptic Christians trace their founding to the apostle St. Mark. Tradition holds that Mark brought Christianity to Egypt and founded the Coptic church during the first century. It is one of the oldest ... discuss

HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE BENEDICT XVI Saint Peter's SquareEaster Sunday, 12 April 2009 Dear Brothers and Sisters, “Christ, our Paschal lamb, has been sacrificed!” (1 Cor 5:7). On this ... discuss

April 16, 2017On this third day of the Divine Mercy Novena, we pray for the souls of all devout and faithful souls. Christ told Saint Faustina, "Today bring to Me the souls of all devout and faithful ... discuss

April 15, 2017On this second day of the Divine Mercy Novena, we pray for the souls of priests and religious. Christ our Lord and Savior, you told Saint Faustina, "Today bring to Me the souls of priest ... discuss

April 14, 2017On this the first day of the Divine Mercy Novena, may these Divine Mercy prayers strengthen us as we fast and do penance on Good Friday. We also aspire, through the reciting of this nove ... discuss

Double (1954 Calendar): April 13thIn the sixth century St. Hermenegild, the elder son of King Leovigild, the heretical Visigothic ruler of Spain, married a French princess and was converted to th ... discuss

My favorite thing to do on Good Friday is the Procession of the Stations of the Cross through the streets of New York City from Harlem to the South Bronx with the Fransiscan Friars of the Renewal foll ... discuss

MOSCOW (AP) — A cosmonaut who has returned to Earth after a mission on the International Space Station says he took a relic of a Russian Orthodox saint with him. ... discuss

What motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?We all talk about wanting to make a change, but what are we actually doing to make that happen? I want to make abortion ... discuss

It is the point of healing. The joining of ultimate pain with ultimate love.                  ... discuss

God’s grace is greater than all our sin: ▪ His grace does not encourage us to sin. ▪ His grace does not excuse our sin. ▪ His grace does educates our minds and hearts in regards to th ... discuss

The Divine Mercy Novena begins on Good Friday, April 14th, 2017, and continues until the second Sunday of Easter — the feast of Divine Mercy. The Divine Mercy novena prayers were given to Saint ... discuss

The saga of David Daleiden and the Center for Medical Progress continues to shed new light on the darkness of Planned Parenthood and its political accomplices. The filing of criminal charges in Califo ... discuss

By: Dr. Ashraf Ramelah | Voice of the Copts Egypt’s Coptic Christians suffered another fatal attack on its churches during this morning’s (April 9) Palm Sunday celebrations. Many parishioners ... discuss

also Sunday of the Passion13 April AD 2014 The Sunday before His crucifixion, our Lord Christ rode into Jerusalem on a donkey. Accompanied by His disciples, He heard the people crying, "Hosanna!" Thi ... discuss

“We call the week great, not because it has a greater number of hours – other weeks having many more hours, after all – not because it has more days, there being the same number of days in this ... discuss

April 8th is the optional memorial of Saint Julie Billiart. For the little girl who loved to play “school” as a child, founding a religious order dedicated to the education of the young was someth ... discuss

  The saint of the day for April 7 is St. John Baptist de la Salle, father of modern education and the patron saint of teachers. He is known for promoting and reforming Christian education, esp ... discuss

Vasily Ivanovich Belavin, the future Saint Tikhon, was born on January 19, 1865 into the family of Ioann Belavin, a rural priest of the Toropetz district of the Pskov diocese. His childhood and adoles ... discuss

This is a "repost" from previous years for Holy Week. However, I need it every single year to keep in mind for my own preparation ... and so thought I'd share them with y'all as well.If I could be tru ... discuss

Saint John the Baptist de la Salle. patron of schoolteachers, was a 17th century priest who revolutionized the system of popular education by applying a totally modern pedagogy and establishing a teac ... discuss

April 7th, is the optional memorial for Saint John Baptist de la Salle. He was born at Rheims, France in 1651, became a member of the cathedral chapter at Rheims when he was sixteen, and was ordained ... discuss

Abortionist Willie Parker and writer Amanda Marcotte are some of the most radical, illogical abortion activists out there today. The two got together recently for an interview about Parker’s new ... discuss

6 April AD 1528 Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), a native of Nuernberg, Germany, was one of the most learned of Renaissance artists and ranked among the great minds of Humanism. His paintings and woodcut ... discuss

Archbishop of Constantinople, was born in a village called "Divine" in the province of Phrygia. His father Alexander was a soldier, and his mother Synesia was the daughter of the priest Hesychius of A ... discuss

  I’m joining with Carolyn Astfalk at My Scribbler’s Heart and Catholic Mom for An Open Book. Here’s what I’ve been reading: Broken Brain, Fortified Faith By Virginia Pi ... discuss

On April 6, we celebrate the feast of Saint William of Paris, also known as Saint William of Eskilsoe. William (1105 – 1203) was born in Paris of a noble French family. He was educated by the monks ... discuss

Almighty and eternal God, who created us in Thine image and bade us to seek after all that is good, true and beautiful, especially in the divine person of Thine Only-begotten Son, our Lord Jesus Chris ... discuss

April 5th, is the optional memorial of Saint Vincent Ferrer, the 14th century Dominican priest who was instrumental in helping end the Western Schism or Papal Schism. Throughout her history, the Churc ... discuss

Today is the optional memorial of Saint Isidore of Seville, the patron saint of the Internet and the author of the first encyclopedia. A Confessor, Doctor of the Church, and Bishop of Seville, Isidor ... discuss

Son of Severianus and Theodora, people known for their piety. Brother of Saint Fulgentius of Ecija, Saint Florentina of Cartagena, and Saint Leander of Seville, who raised him after their father‘s d ... discuss

St. Isidore of Seville was a 7th century bishop and Doctor of the Church, whose brilliant scholarship gave insight into the knowledge of men and the ways of God. Nearly two decades after his death, th ... discuss

Music was my first "real" love. I'm pretty sure I danced before I learned to properly walk. As a little gal (maybe 3-4 years old), I used to strum a chord on Mom's guitar (hidden in one of our closest ... discuss

Though it might seem strange to reach back to the late seventh and early eighth centuries for a patron saint of something as modern as computers and the Internet, one of the names suggested for just s ... discuss

April 4th, is the optional memorial of Saint Benedict the African (1526-1589), also known as Saint Benedict the Black or Benedict the Moor, the 16th century Italian Franciscan hermit and monk, venerat ... discuss

Canada There are five federal by-elections on April 3: Calgary Heritage, Calgary Midnapore, Markham-Thornhill, Ottawa-Vanier, and Saint-Laurent. The Conservatives are expected to hold on to the pair o ... discuss

Counting on Faith by Maurice Prater Illustrated by Jason Koltuniak Bismarck, ND: Divine Providence Press, 2014 Available From: Divine Providence Press, Amazon, Seton Educational Media, The Catholic C ... discuss

Double (1954 Calendar): April 2ndSt. Francis was born to parents who were childless for many years.  Yet the parents pleaded through the intercession of St. Francis of Assisi that they shoul ... discuss

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The instruction below is from a letter by Saint Francis of Paola, a 15th century Italian friar, miracle worker and mystic who founded the Order of Minims."Brothers, I most strongly urge you to wo ... discuss

CreditLife is hard. It seems like everything is a struggle. We struggle with our families and friends, we struggle at our jobs or even finding a job, we struggle with our weight, we struggle with our ... discuss

Top: Christ descends into Hell to bring His salvation to the righteous.Bottom: Adam & Eve eat of the forbidden fruit; hence Paradise is lost.The sin that was wrought through the tree was undone by the ... discuss

Control.Alt.Revolt by Nick Cole Here’s the blurb: The Thriller that won the Dragon Award for 2016 The first night of the Artificial Intelligence revolution begins with a bootstrap drone assault ... discuss

April 1st, is the feast of Saint Hugh of Grenoble (1053 – 1132), the 12th century French bishop who faithfully carried out the Gregorian reform preserving the sanctity of the clergy and fidelity to ... discuss

1 April AD 1582? By most accounts, almost nothing stood out about young Fere. Indeed, the birth of this seventh son of one Septimus Filius is lost completely to history. Only apocryphal accounts rema ... discuss

Was the most famous Bishop of Caithness and founder of Dornoch Cathedral.His name may suggest that he came from the semi-Gaelicized family of Flemish origin who were Lords of Duffus, and who during Gi ... discuss

lived during the thirteenth century, and was descended from the Kamska Bulgars and brought up as a Moslem. He was good and kindly towards the destitute, and when the Lord enlightened him with the ligh ... discuss

“Pray for mercy in your head, mercy in your heart, mercy as a parent, mercy with your spouse, mercy in your session, mercy in the flock, mercy in your outreach, mercy in your speech, mercy in yo ... discuss

The example of this 8th century saint should reassure anyone who thinks that great or grandiose deeds are necessary for a sanctified life. Saint Stephen of Mar Saba (725-794), whose feast day is March ... discuss

Icon of the 21 Coptic Christian Martyrs of Egyptofficially recognized as Saints by the Coptic Church.Later in his life, Saint Stephen of Mar Saba is believed to have suffered at the hands of the ... discuss

Venerable John Climacus of Sinai, Author of "the Ladder"Saint John of the Ladder is honored by Holy Church as a great ascetic and author of the renowned spiritual book called THE LADDER, from which he ... discuss

  The saint of the day for March 29 is St. Berthold of Calabria (d. 1195), a Norman French crusader and a priest who founded a hermit colony on Mount Carmel in 1185. A son of the Count of Limoge ... discuss

A lecturer at the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium is under fire for calling abortion “murder” in a document to about 100 students. The 15-page document, which contained philosophical arg ... discuss

"What good would it have done Lazarus when he came out of the tomb, if it had not been said, ‘Unbind him and let him go’? He came forth bound; not on his own feet, therefore, but by some power lea ... discuss

Double (1954 Calendar): March 28thToday is the Feast of St. John of Capistrano.  On feastdays in Lent, more usually the Mass of the Lenten feria is said with only a commemoration of the feast ... discuss

On March 28, the Church commemorates Saint Venturino of Bergamo (1304 – 1346), a Dominican preacher and missionary crusader. Saint Venturino was born at Bergamo, and received the habit of the Order ... discuss

When St. Gall, the companion of St. Columbanus, died in Switzerland in 640, a monastery was built over the place of his burial. This became the famous monastery of St. Gall, one of the most influentia ... discuss

In her didactic treatise, The Seven Spiritual Weapons, Saint Catherine offers deep insight into combating Satan’s lies and fighting temptation for the salvation of souls. Pope Benedict XVI called th ... discuss

March 28th, is the optional memorial of Saint Catherine of Bologna (1413-1463), the 15th century sister, virgin, mystic, miracle worker and patron saint of artists and those facing temptation. Little ... discuss

Dear Saint Lazarus, friend of Christ Incarnate and patron of the poor and the sick. I request your intercession, with the aid of the Holy Spirit; May the Lord, Who prefigured His Resurrection through ... discuss

Lent 4March 26, 2017John 9:1-41“Blind but Seeing”Many of us have trouble with our eyes. If you're around long enough you may need a pair of reading glasses. And while medical advances and the use ... discuss

Double (1954 Calendar): March 27thToday is the Feast of St. John Damascene.  Also known as St. John of Damascus, St. John Damascene was a Syrian monk and priest who died in Mar Saba, near Jerus ... discuss

On March 27, the Church remembers Saint Rupert, the monk and bishop whose missionary work built up the Church in Austria and Bavaria. During his lifetime, the “Apostle of Bavaria and Austria” wa ... discuss

During the Spanish-American War (1898), arising from a dispute over Cuba and Puerto Rico, the United States also acquired Guam and the Philippines. (For a brief note on the subsequent history of these ... discuss

(in Irish - Aedh mac Carthin) was an early disciple and companion of Saint Patrick during the latter's missions into pagan territory. He is said to have been consecrated bishop of Clogher in Tyrone by ... discuss

"Oh no," I sighed as I looked at my mom. "I'm starting to feel sick... and the physical pains are worsening. My back and my legs are starting to hurt and cramp up.""Do you want us to stay home?" she a ... discuss

25 March, New TestamentTransferred to 4 April AD 2016 Luke 1:26-38 tells us how the angel Gabriel announced to Mary of Nazareth that she had been chosen to be the mother of the Christ and her respons ... discuss

Greater Double (1954 Calendar): March 24thToday is the Feast of St. Gabriel the Archangel.  On feastdays in Lent, more usually the Mass of the Lenten feria is said with only a commemoration of ... discuss

23 March AD 332 Christian pastor, evangelist, and bishop Gregory the Illuminator (or Enlightener; Armenian: Գրիգոր Լուսաւորիչ, transliterated Grigor Lusavorich) was born sometime betw ... discuss

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In my last post, I discussed the objection that is often being leveled at pro-lifers, in that they are inconsistent for their alleged hypocrisy when it comes to the issue of aid for foreign refugees. ... discuss

Arthur Edward RichardsonArthur Edward RICHARDSON was born 2 May 1943, at Halethorpe, Maryland, the firstborn son of Edward James Arthur RICHARDSON and Lillian Louise VIA. He died at the age of 73, on ... discuss

The weekend before last, I had the privilege of addressing the Bringing America Back to Life convention, organized by Cleveland Right to Life. My talk was entitled "The war against abortion: No except ... discuss

19 March, New Testament All that we know of Saint Joseph we learn from the first two chapters of Matthew and of Luke. Otherwise he is mentioned only in passing (see Luke 3:23; John 1:45; John 6:42) a ... discuss

Double (1954 Calendar): March 18thToday is the Feast of St. Cyril of Jerusalem, a Doctor of the Church.  On feastdays in Lent, more usually the Mass of the Lenten feria is said with only a comm ... discuss

Today is March 17, St. Patrick's Day. Be blessed, safe, and happy while celebrating Ireland's patron saint.Saint Patrick's BreastplateChrist be with me, Christ within me,Christ behind me, Christ befor ... discuss

17 March AD 466 Pádraig (Patrick, Padraic), one of the best-known missionary saints, was born to a Christian family in southwest Britain around the year 389. While he was a teenager, raiders capture ... discuss

Double (1954 Calendar): March 12thToday is the Feast of St. Gregory I (i.e. St. Gregory the Great) who ruled the Church as Pope from September 3, 590 AD until his death on March 12, 604 AD.  On f ... discuss

Oh, Lent 2017... you're throwing me some massive curveballs I wasn't anticipating. As I mentioned in the last post, on Thursday I went to my follow-up appointment with my doctor following Tuesday's E. ... discuss

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill (Photo: Getty) From The Catholic Herald (UK) The patron saint of Ireland was one of 15 names added to the Russian Orthodox menologyThe Russian Orthodox Churc ... discuss

7 March AD 203 At the dawn of the Third Century, Roman emperor Septimus Severus banned conversions to Christianity. Among those disobeying that edict were Vibia Perpetua, a young noblewoman, and her ... discuss

Back in 2014 I spent a week visiting southern California - specifically Los Angeles down to San Diego. As part of my journey, I visited several missions including the Mission Basilica of San Diego de ... discuss

On 4 March 2017, I will be speaking at a medical conference in Madison, Wisconsin. Below are my speaking notes. I can be contacted at HumanLifeMatters@shaw.ca.___________This session is entitled ... discuss

Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return. And so another Ash Wednesday is upon us, another Season of Lent begins, and another 40 days of fasting and penitential preparation for the j ... discuss

“Memento, homo, quia pulvis es, et in pulverem reverteris.”By now, any number of participants in the Catholic blogosphere have announced, with some measure of fanfare, that they are giving up blog ... discuss

1 March AD 601 Dewi Sant (also Degui or David), Bishop and Confessor and patron of Wales, is usually represented standing on a little hill, with a dove on his shoulder. From ancient times, the Welsh ... discuss

We must ask ourselves before we soon begin Lent: Is our process of purification a priority now or are we putting everything off until Purgatory?The meditation themes for improvement of the "requisite ... discuss

Now the delirious loons on the Left are equating Trump's enforcement of current constitutional immigration laws to the unlawful internment of Japanese-American citizens during WW II. Insane! (Of cours ... discuss

24 February, New Testament After the Ascension of Our Lord, Jesus' followers at Jerusalem chose Matthias to replace Judas: "And they cast lots for them, and the lot fell on Matthias, and he was numbe ... discuss

23 February AD 156 Born around AD 69, Saint Polycarp was a central figure in the early church. Said to be disciple of the holy evangelist and apostle Saint John, he provides a link between the first ... discuss

For the umpteenth time today, I sadly watched a priest chase down a guy with the Sacred Host in his hands...a guy with evidently no intention of consuming the Sacrament at the altar. (Or, as he said t ... discuss

20 February AD 1620 In 1619, King Christian IV of Norway and Denmark sent the ships Enhiørningen and Lamprenen in search of the Northwest Passage to India. The crew of sixty-four Norwegians, Danes, ... discuss

2/16/17: Updated and cleaned up a bit. This was originally a series, written in 2009. I pulled it all together to have a one-stop post for most-things-Lent. Hope it's helpful -- enjoy!(Intro ... discuss

We all know the story of Saint Valentine, don't we? And that there might have been more than one, and that he was removed in the 1969 reformed Roman calendar, as his account was not historically relia ... discuss

I was going through old USB memory sticks looking for a document when I discovered something I wrote in 2005 when that which I feared most from multiple sclerosis was about to happen: Quadriplegia. Yo ... discuss

Catholics can't agree on whether violence is an appropriate response to heresyFrom Saloon.com:Arius, leader of the anti-Homoousian Christology movement and advocate for the Father's divinity over the ... discuss

James R. Edwards is a Presbyterian minister and Professor Emeritus of Theology at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington. He wrote a book entitled, Is Jesus the Only Savior? (Eerdmans, 2005). Edw ... discuss

                 Narthex window, Church on LythamToday we Christians celebrate and remember all the Saints who have gone ... discuss

We are made to be social creatures. We all want to belong, we all want to be regarded highly by other people. We all want to be "cool". When I was a child in the 1960's, it was "cool" to be counter ... discuss

Today, the Church celebrates the Feast of Saint Agnes, a virgin and martyr of the early persecutions.She was put to death after refusing both a marriage proposal from a prominent Roman family (having ... discuss

Painting landscapes in the classical academies was done indoors, to “improve upon nature” the way formal gardens arrange flowers according to geometry. In the nineteenth century, the painters of t ... discuss

VIDEO: A 2008 performance of "March of the Kings" ("Marche Des Rois") by Nowell Sing We Clear (Tony Barrand, Fred Breunig, Andy Davis and John Roberts) at Latchis Theater, Brattleboro, Vermont.+  ... discuss

“On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, twelve drummers drumming ...”It is ironic that the last day of Christmastide should be anti-clamatic, if only for the day itself. The hig ... discuss

“On the eleventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, eleven pipers piping ...”As the end of Christmastide draws near, life begins to turn to normal. The trees are taken down and are sitting ... discuss

“On the tenth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, ten lords a-leaping ...”It is also the day that both the Eastern and Western churches remember the French shepherd girl Saint Geneviève, w ... discuss

“On the eighth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, eight maids a-milking ...”The world knows it as New Year's Day. Our holy Mother Church knows it by many names.First and foremost, it is th ... discuss

“On the seventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, seven swans a-swimming ...”Allowing for corruptions evolving the text as described earlier, the "seven swans a-swimming" completes the fi ... discuss

“On the sixth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, six geese a-laying ...”Geese were among the first birds to be domesticated. As our ancestors made the transformation from hunting and gathe ... discuss

“On the fifth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, five gold rings ...”The fifth day's gift of gold rings (or "golden rings" in some versions) refers not to gold jewelry, but to a characteri ... discuss

 MIDNIGHT MASS SOLEMNITY OF THE NATIVITY OF THE LORDHOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI Saint Peter's BasilicaTuesday, 25 December 2007 Dear Brothers and Sisters,"The time came for Mary to b ... discuss

HEAD OF SCHOOL Education: Elementary, FT EmployeeSt Patrick Academy (Portsmouth, NH)Head of School (Grades PreK-8) Saint Patrick Academy| Portsmouth NH 03801 USA About the Organization: Saint Pa ... discuss

HIGH SCHOOL MATH TEACHER Education: Middle/High School, FT EmployeeSaint Francis Catholic Academy (Gainesville, FL)Saint Francis Catholic Academy, a small, but growing, Catholic high school in Gainesv ... discuss

This time of year there are many special television programs, movies, and stories about Christmas—and particularly, about how some obstacle had to be overcome or some change of heart effected so ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 351 Psalter: Wednesday, Week IV, 1099 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Wedn ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 667 Proper of Seasons: 366 Psalter: Thursday, Week IV, 1130 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 Proper of Seasons: 133 Psalter: Thursday, Week IV, ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 667 Proper of Seasons: 375 Psalter: Friday, Week IV, 1148 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 Proper of Seasons: 135 Psalter: Friday, Week IV, 984 ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 368 Psalter: Friday, Week IV, 1135 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Friday, ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 22, 2016 / 05:44 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a lengthy, in-depth speech to members of the Roman Curia Thursday, Pope Francis dug into what he said are the key guidelines of his ongoing r ... discuss

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ELMER “BUDDY” DOEMy nursing home friend, Elmer, died today.He was, by his own admission, a handful as a youngster.  He went off and joined the Army during WWII, served in the European theater ... discuss

by Saint Porphyrios – What saves and makes for good children is the life of the parents in the home. The parents need to devote themselves to the love of God. They need to become saints in their ... discuss

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December 14 Saint John of the Cross, Priest and Doctor of the Church Memorial “The little white dove Has returned to the ark with the bough; And now the turtle-dove Its desired mate On the green ... discuss

December 13 Saint Lucy, Virgin and Martyr Memorial St. Lucy lived in the 4th century, born in Syracuse. Raised a Christian, she often gave her possessions to the poor despite the sharp persecutions of ... discuss

'Way back in the early 1970s, John Lennon wrote a song that was the pinnacle of his career: It's called "Imagine." While lovely in tone? It's stupid. Wait…parenthetical comment coming up…(Please p ... discuss

The following are thoughts based on a discussion with a friend who quite suddenly changed his viewpoint from self-described "conservative" to self-described "libertarian." The proximate cause for ... discuss

The (Congressional) Medal of Honor was established in 1861, during the Civil War.  The qualifications for being awarded the Medal have been tightened up and refined over the years, but it is curr ... discuss

Who inspires you? Why? When you ask people that question, you always get different answers for “who,” but there’s a common answer for “why” — people who inspire us ... discuss

By Adolfo Castañeda, S.T.L. and Felipe E. Vizcarrondo, M.D. In advance of the presidential election, the following is the second of three questions and answers regarding what the Catholic Church teac ... discuss

By Allison LeDoux Conscience and Voting If we were to ask the average person, “What is a conscience?”, many would quickly call to mind Pinocchio’s sidekick Jiminy Cricket who was famous for the ... discuss

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Below are the lyrics to the beautiful hymn composed by the Filipino Jesuits to honor the first Filipino saint, St. Lorenzo Ruiz, whose feast day we celebrate today.We love this hymn, but sadly there i ... discuss

By Justina Van ManenI like to think that I don’t have a one track mind, but when it comes to social issues I might be just a little bit guilty. When at least a few hours of your day are focused on e ... discuss

Fr. Thaddaeus Hardenbrook – Being a warrior for Christ has no minimum age or athletic qualifications. All warriors for Christ, however, must want to “be men” or “be manly”. It means to b ... discuss

Like me, you may be inspired to read the report from SPUC interns Amber Farquhar (left) and Jenny Wordley, both Open University students living in Wales.Jennifer Wordley is from Tenby in Pembrokeshire ... discuss

Released late last year, Robert Cardinal Sarah’s book God or Nothing relates the story of his upbringing in very humble circumstances, his education and formation, and his tenure in a very dangerous ... discuss

Praise God! Our pro-life training conference here in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania has been a great success. Dr. Brian Clowes, Emil Hagamu and I have been sharing with regional pro-life leaders what we’ve ... discuss

Son of man, I have appointed you a sentinel for the house of Israel. When you hear a word from my mouth, you shall warn them for me. If I say to the wicked, you shall surely die–and you do not warn ... discuss

Question: "I have heard some claim that Orthodoxy does not approve of self defense or firearms specifically, specifically attacking the "take your purse and buy" a sword verse from Luke that is often ... discuss

We do not generally celebrate the birthdays of saints. We celebrate the date of their deaths, because how we end our lives is more important than how we begin them. However, St. John the Baptist is on ... discuss

No one has seen as much poverty around the world at close range as Mother Teresa, who was declared a saint by Pope Francis. That is why she is a hero to the social justice movement. But she is ... discuss

“Those who are well do not need a physician, but the sick do.Go and learn the meaning of the words,I desire mercy, not sacrifice.I did not come to call the righteous but sinners.”Matthew 9A few we ... discuss

Tourists found closed doors this morning at the Cathedral of Sainte-Cécile and the Saint-Salvi church, two of the main places to visit in the historic heart of Albi. The diocese confirms the temporar ... discuss

Th USCCB's Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services for Catholic Health Care Services certainly encourage us to provide for donation of organs to others in medical need, whic ... discuss

A ... discuss

  “Now Thomas …was not with the rest when Jesus came.” (John 20:24) >Reflection: So where was Thomas on that first Easter night? Perhaps he was out looking for Jesus! After ... discuss

Students at St. John Bosco, Rochester, NY(Photo source: stjohnbosco.org.)On April 28, the National Catholic Register published an article by Peter Jesserer Smith on the growing number of Catholic scho ... discuss

Michael Voris devotes a major part of his self-proclaimed apostolate to trying to destroy anyone in the Catholic Church who shows any compassion or empathy for homosexuals.  Voris especially goes ... discuss

"The religious order founded by St. Katharine Drexel has decided to sell the 44-acre Bensalem estate housing its mother house and the shrine with the saint's tomb.Facing the plight of other orders wit ... discuss

Timothy Egan. (Photo: Barry Wong.)The last few days, I’ve been focused on the hyperventilating by Catholic radical traditionalists over Amoris Laetitia, Pope Francis’ overlong summation of the wor ... discuss

Forensic examination proves legend about Catholic saint to be TRUE! - Living Faith - Home & Family - News - Catholic Online div> ... discuss

Forty six years before my birth in Brooklyn, my father was born in 1912 Dublin, Ireland.  He was the youngest of seven in a Catholic family.  After he died in 1984, all those siblings outli ... discuss

(My Mom, Marie Kelly, wrote this on November 19, 1995. She was a parishioner at Saint Vincent Ferrer Church in Madison Heights, Michigan.)"A Thanksgiving Poem for Someone Special: Our Father and Our F ... discuss

Eleven years ago today, Pope Saint John Paul II left this world into eternity.His last words have been reported by many, including:"Read me the Bible.""Let me go to the House of my Father.""Amen, Amen ... discuss

I will not be using a Facebook anymore after the relic hunter and book writer was exposed of his modus operandi of luring young men as altar servers or followers of his "relic" ministry.I have verifie ... discuss

Today is March 17, St. Patrick's Day. Be blessed, safe, and happy however you are celebrating Ireland's patron saint.Saint Patrick's BreastplateChrist be with me, Christ within me,Christ behind me, Ch ... discuss

One major criticism of the Catholic Church from many non-Catholic Christians is that Catholic devotions such as the Rosary, novenas, or even the Stations of the Cross are just repetitive, shallow prac ... discuss

I have already posted about this yearly abuse of Sta. Cruz Church, an abuse meant to accommodate the pagan feast of the Chinese New Year.Now I can say that this is not a liturgical abuse but a clear m ... discuss

John M. Haas, Ph.D., S.T.L., K.M., PresidentNational Catholic Bioethics Center6399 Drexel RdPhiladelphia, PA 19151Dear Dr. Haas and associates, Though they continue to have Catholic sounding names, it ... discuss

Only seven NFP-only physicians - of any specialty - have been identified in the Philadelphia area: Eleanor Tiongson MD Specialty: Family Practice (Drexel Hill, PA)Monique Ruberu MD Specialty: GYN ONLY ... discuss

In Saint Pope John Paul II's quarter century of addresses to the Roman Rota (1979 - 2005), he seemed to evidence growing and grave concern about possible misuse of marriage tribunals, even focusing ... discuss

Sorry folks, my blogging partner and I have been away for a while. But this caught my attention today at the Silverstream Priory Blog Vultus Christi : On the need for more Irish canonisationsAn Initia ... discuss

"It was during the night of the Epiphany of Our Lord when men are wont most joyfully to recall the acts of Christ that she first saw the light in this mortal life”Tomorrow will mark the 604th annive ... discuss

"In the crypt under the high altar lies the celebrated relic known as the Holy Crib. A statue of Pope Pius IX kneeling before the ancient wooden pieces of the manger serves as an example to the fai ... discuss

Thanks to our advanced technology, a group of scientists scanned the skull of St. Nicholas of Bari/MyraHe doesn't look like the jolly old fat guy we see every Christmas no?But the myth about Santa Cla ... discuss

I would like to plug a book of one of my former professors, Gregory Vall. I had been intending to write a brief review of this text since this past spring, when I had the unique privilege to study und ... discuss

The bedroom wall above my bed while growing up...nous sommes tous français aujourd'hui. Last night in Paris, France, and its suburb Saint-Denis, at lease 129 people were murdered and more than 350 ... discuss

Baby Baptisms from August to OctoberRelic of Saint John Bosco on August 16 (200th birthday of the Saint) Relics of Saint Therese of Lisieux and her parents, Saints Louis and Celia (Zeli ... discuss

All week my enjoyment of the exuberant visit of Pope Francis was marred by arguments from faithful Catholics close to me who were angry at what he did or did not say or do. Accusations of socialism, m ... discuss

     A profound and humbling experience recently happened to me while praying at Planned Parenthood.       It was late Wednesday afternoon before closing o ... discuss

A few days ago I went to my bank and found a teller ready and waiting for me.  The sign at his station said “April.”  I said, “Are you April?” He answered “Yes.” ... discuss




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