Tag: Saints

St. Elizabeth of Hungary

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2016 On Nov. 17, the Catholic Church celebrates the life and example of St. Elizabeth of Hungary, a medieval noblewoman who responded to personal tragedy by embracing St. Francis’ ideals of poverty and...

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St Damien of Molokai

Feast Day: MAY 10, 2016 The Catholic Church remembers St. Damien of Molokai on May 10. The Belgian priest sacrificed his life and health to become a spiritual father to the victims of leprosy quarantined on a Hawaiian island....

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St Flavian

On Feb. 18, the Roman Catholic Church remembers Patriarch Saint Flavian of Constantinople, who is honored on the same date by Eastern Catholics of the Byzantine tradition and by Eastern Orthodox Christians. Known to Eastern...

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St. Anthony

SATURDAY, JUNE 13, 2015 On June 13, Catholics honor the memory of the Franciscan priest St. Anthony of Padua. Although he is popularly invoked today by those who have trouble finding lost objects, he was known in his own day as...

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St, Barnabas

ST. BARNABAS, APOSTLE THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2015 Catholics will celebrate the memory of St. Barnabas on June 11. The apostle and missionary was among Christ’s earliest followers and was responsible for welcoming St. Paul into the...

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ST. JUSTIN MARTYR

Saint of the Day:  MONDAY, JUNE 01, 2015 Writings:     First Apology, Second Apology,  Dialogue with Typho, more… “We are slain with the sword, but we increase and multiply; the more we are persecuted and destroyed, the...

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St. Pascal Baylon

St. Pascal Baylon experienced many unusual receptions of the Eucharist. As a Franciscan lay brother, Pascal served his community in a number of lowly positions. He performed many miracles–so many, in fact, that during the...

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Eucharist

Your principal motive in going to Communion should be to advance, strengthen and console yourself in the love of God, receiving for love alone what is given for love alone. At no other time is our Lord more loving and more...

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St. Sylvester, Pope

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2014 Saint Sylvester was born in Rome around the year 250. At a young age, he was put under the care of a priest to be formed in the practice of religion and sacred literature. He enjoyed providing...

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St. Peter Canisius

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2014 An important figure in the Catholic counter-reformation that responded to the 16th century spread of Protestantism, the priest and Doctor of the Church Saint Peter Canisius is remembered liturgically on...

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