Category Archives: Saints

Our Lady of the Rosary

Thursday, Oct. 7,  is the Feast of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary. In honor of the story, I’d like to point you to a post that I did a couple of years ago that explains the origins of the … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Thursday, July 16, is the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.  Our Lady Queen of All Saints is celebrating the Feast during 5:30 pm Mass.  The Mass is also part of the novena of Masses held to celebrate the … Continue reading

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Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Just one day after the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the Church celebrates the love and devotion to Him modeled by His mother (and ours).  Today is the Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary. … Continue reading

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Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

 Tomorrow is the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.  This has become a very important day of prayer in the Church, and I’d like to provide a little background information about it for three important reasons: It is a … Continue reading

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A War Hero AND a Saint

Tomorrow (May 30) is the memorial of a teenage war hero who saved a nation:  the young Gallic shepherdess St. Joan of Arc. Let that sink in a moment. war hero peasant illiterate teenager girl Somehow, those things don’t seem … Continue reading

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St. Philip Neri

Today is the memorial of a truly remarkable saint, St. Philip Neri, the Apostle of Rome and founder of the Congregation of the Oratory (link in Italian).  Coming on the heels of  Memorial Day, it is also noteworthy that St. … Continue reading

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Blessed are they who believe without seeing

A reader, Kathy, asked a good question:  “why would you put a man putting his finger in another man’s loose skin as your web page? Aren’t you supposed to be religous?” She’s talking, of course, about the banner art for … Continue reading

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