Second Monday of Lent: March 2017

Second Monday of Lent: Don’t Compare, Don’t Judge 13 March Don’t Compare, Don’t Judge “Do not judge, and you will not be judged; do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven; give, and it will be given to you.” —Luke 6:37–38 Source: Second Monday of Lent: Don’t Compare, Don’t [...]

Irish -St. Gerald of Mayo-13 March 2017

St. Gerald of Mayo, Abbot Born in Northumbria, England; died in Galway, Ireland, 732. Saint Gerald became a monk at Lindisfarne and probably followed Saint Colman to Innisbofin Island, Galway, Ireland, when the Celtic liturgical practices were displaced in Northumbria.[read on] Celtic and Old English Saints - 13 March . 2017. Celtic and Old English [...]

2nd Sunday in Lent March 2017

Ordinary and Extraordinary “And while he was praying, the appearance of his face changed, and his clothes became dazzling white.” —Luke 9:29 Perhaps the greatest experience of Saint Francis’ life took place on Mount La Verna. Source:2nd Sunday of Lent-Ordinary and Extraordinary Image Attribution -Giotto [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

St. Oengus the Culdee 11 march 2017

St. Oengus the Culdee, Abbot & Bishop (Aengus, Oengoba) Born in Ireland; died c. 830. The appellation "Culdee," Ceile De, or Kele-De means "worship of God," which became the name of a monastic movement otherwise known as the "Companions of God." Oengus was of the race of the Dalriadans, kings of Ulster. In his youth, [...]

1st Saturday in Lent-March 2017

Image - wikimedia Commons Saint Francis of Assisi with Al-Kamil, 15th Century Francis and the Sultan 11 “Love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you.” —Matthew 5:44 Link - First Saturday of Lent: Francis and the Sultan Image Attribution:Benozzo Gozzoli [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Celtic-St. Kessog of Lennox-10March 2017

St Kessog's Church, Ancaster Square Callander,United Kingdom St. Kessog of Lennox, Bishop & Martyr (Mackessog) Born in Cashel, Ulster, Ireland; died c. 560. Son of the king of Cashel (Munster), Saint Kessog is said to have worked miracles even as a child. He left Ireland to evangelize Scotland, where he was consecrated a missionary bishop. [...]

First friday of Lent March 2017

10 First Friday of Lent: Taming the Wolf “When the wicked turn away from the wickedness they have committed and do what is lawful and right, they shall save their life.” —Ezekiel 18:27 Image: By Carl Weidemeyer-Worpswede - Die Blümlein des heiligen Franziskus von Assisi, Public Domain, Link Source First Friday of Lent: Taming the Wolf [...]

St. Constantine of Govan -9 March 2017

St. Constantine (+575) of Govan, King of Cornwall, Monk, and in Kintyre, Proto-martyr of Scotland Celebrated March 9 in Wales and Cornwall, March 11 in Scotland and March 18 in Ireland. Our holy Father Constantine was, according to one tradition, the nephew of the famous King Arthur, to whom the latter bequeathed his crown when [...]