Saint of the day – Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Sts. Michael, Gabriel and Raphael Feast Day: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 Readings Angels—messengers from God—appear frequently in Scripture, but only Michael, Gabriel and Raphael are named. Michael appears in Daniel's vision as "the great prince" who defends Israel against its enemies; in the Book of Revelation, he leads God's armies to final victory over the [...]

Celtic and Old English Saints – 23rd September 2015

St. Adamnan of Iona - Celtic & Old English Saints St. Aelfwald, King of Northumbria - Wikipedia . org Saint Cissa of Northumbria.1 Memorial ◾23 September Profile Eighth-century spiritual student of Saint Guthlac and Benedictine hermit at Crowland Abbey in England. Canonized ◾Pre-Congregation Additional Information ◾Book of Saints, by the Monks of Ramsgate ◾Catholic Online ◾Our Sunday [...]

Saint of the Day Wednesday, September 23, 2015- St. Pio of Pietrelcina

Quote: "The life of a Christian is nothing but a perpetual struggle against self; there is no flowering of the soul to the beauty of its perfection except at the price of pain" (saying of Padre Pio).

Saint of the Day Tuesday, September 22, 2015-St. Lorenzo Ruiz and Companions

Saint of the Day Tuesday, September 22, 2015 St. Lorenzo Ruiz and Companions Lived: (1600?-1637) | Feast Day: Monday, September 28, 2015 Lawrence (Lorenzo) was born in Manila of a Chinese father and a Filipino mother, both Christians. Thus he learned Chinese and Tagalog from them and Spanish from the Dominicans whom he served as [...]

Hear God’s Voice

God speaks to us in many ways, some conventional and some unconventional. If we are truly seeking His will for our lives, it behooves us to make the effort to hear His voice. While it may require turning off the noise that surrounds us, the reward will be great. We will be able to know [...]

Celtic Saint of the Day 14th September

St. Cormac of Cashel, King & Bishop Died 908. Saint Cormac, king of Munster, Ireland, was the son of Cuillenan and descended from King Aengus who Saint Patrick baptized. Cormac was probably the first bishop of Cashel and the compiler of the still extant Psalter of Cashel, an Irish history. Irish writers have celebrated him [...]

Celtic Saint of the Day 13th September

St. Theneva of Glasgow - (Thenu, Enoch, Denw) St. Theneva of Glasgow, Mother of Saint Kentigern Mungo (also known as Dwynwen, Thaney, Thenaw, Thenog, Thenova) 7th century. Saint Theneva was a British princess, daughter of a British prince, Lothus (from whom the province of Lothian was called). When it was discovered that she had conceived [...]

Celtic Saint of the Day 13th September

St. Wilfrida of Wilton, Abbess, Mother of Saint Edith and Abbess of Wilton, Who Repented of a Sinful Youth and Was Tonsured by St Ethelwold of Winchester (Wulfritha, Wulfthryth) Died c. 988. Commemorated also 9 September . Saint Wilfrida was a novice at the convent of Wilton when she caught the eye of the King [...]

Celtic Saint of the Day 12th September – St. Eanswythe of Folkestone

St. Eanswythe of Folkestone, Abbess (Eanswida, Eanswith(a), Eanswide, Eanswyth) I have discovered this Life of the Abbess on an American Orthodox Site which places her Feast day on the 31st August in the Julian calendar. read here Eanswith From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Saint Eanswith (Old English: Ēanswīþ; born circa 614, Kent, England. Died circa [...]