Celtic saints from 19th September

Celtic saints from 19th September Beginning with St. Theodore of Canterbury scroll through the pages to the end of the month. Sorry for getting so far behind. The website, "Celtic and Old English Saints" belongs to  Ambrose Mooney is our Major source for our Celtic Saints, with additional informaiton  held in archives at yahool groups - see [...]

Saints of the Day for September 23-28th-Posts by Fr. Don Miller, OFM

Saint of the Day 23rd September Saint Pio of Pietrelcina Image: Bronze of Saint Padre Pio of Pietrelcina. | Don Calisto, flickr.  Read  Saint Padre Pio of Pietrelcina at Franciscan media 24th September Blessed John Henry Newman 25th September Saints Louis Martin and Zélie Guerin     26th September Blessed Paul VI     27th September St Vincent [...]

Feast of the Holy Archangels: Michael, Gabriel and Raphael —

https://m.youtube.com/watch?list=RD4wp4Ri5gwuc&v=1n2giWjdiVI&ebc=ANyPxKpWP58adkC9Cly5415R6b01wu_BZXi1LDZaNIkpYo-u-dj9kdM7-ZaAj5J4pJcGlvFyUACjOmYFzvLAT1s1jKB5Rw5KoQ “You should be aware that the word “angel” denotes a function rather than a nature. Those holy spirits of heaven have indeed always been spirits. They can only be called angels when they deliver some message. Moreover, those who deliver messages of lesser importance are called angels; and those who proclaim messages of supreme [...]

Fixing our eyes on what is unseen….

Fixing our eyes on what is unseen…. Sept 28th  bycityhermit2015 Very timely blog post for a little city hermit whose journey of faith has truly led him places he never dreamed of going, led him to do things he would never believed possible, and to be used of Him in ways unimaginable. To his shame, he [...]

Saint Lorenzo Ruiz and Companions 22 September

Saint of the Day for September 22 (1600 – September 29 or 30, 1637) Dear friends, today, we celebrate the memorial of the St. Lorenzo Ruiz, the 1st Filipino saint and one of the many patron saints of the Philippines and of the Filipino people. On this day, I greet all my fellow Filipinos, especially [...]

On Fire for Jesus

My heart beats very fast whenever I am with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. It sometimes seems to me that it will leap out of my chest. Sometimes, at the altar, I feel as if my whole being were on fire; I cannot describe it to you. My face, especially, seems to want to go [...]

Saint Matthew Saint of the Day for 21 September

Apostle and evangelist. The name Matthew is derived from the Hebrew Mattija, being shortened to Mattai in post-Biblical Hebrew. In Greek it is sometimes spelled Maththaios, BD, and sometimes Matthaios, CEKL, but grammarians do not agree as to which of the two spellings is the original. Matthew is spoken of five times in the New [...]

Saints Andrew Kim Taegon, Paul Chong Hasang, and Companions -20 September

Saints Andrew Kim Taegon, Paul Chong Hasang, and Companions Saint of the Day for September 20 (d. between 1839 – 1867) This first native Korean priest was the son of Korean converts. His father, Ignatius Kim, was martyred during the persecution of 1839 and was beatified in 1925. After Baptism at the age of 15, Andrew [...]

Saint Januarius Saint of the Day for 19 September.

Saint Januarius Saint of the Day for September 19  (c. 300) Life Little is known of the life of Januarius,[2] and what follows is mostly derived from later Christian sources, such as the Acta Bononensia(BHL 4132, not earlier than 6th century) and the Acta Vaticana (BHL 4115, 9th century), and from later-developing folk tradition. Legend According [...]