Prophet Nahum (VII Cent. B.C.). 1 December 2017

01  DECEMBER  (XII - 14) Friday December 1, 2017 / November 18, 2017 Prophet Naum (VII Cent. B.C.).             Righteous Philaretos the Merciful (+ 792).  Martyr Ananios the Persian.  Saint Anthony the New.  Sainted Porphyrios, Patriarch of Antioch (404-413).  Saint Satorninus.  Saints Demetrios Triskhaleos and Kallinica.               The Holy Prophet Naum -- one of [...]

Saint of the Day | Divine Mercy & St. Bernard 26 November 2017

Saint of the Day St. Peter of Alexandria Local commemorations of the fourth-century martyr Saint Peter of Alexandria will take place on Nov. 25 and 26. Although his feast day in the Western tradition (on the latter date) is no longer a part of the Roman Catholic Churchuniversal calendar, he remains especially beloved among Catholic [...]

Nov 26 – St Leonard of Porto Maurizio (1676-1751) Franciscan

  Nov 26 - St Leonard of Porto Maurizio (1676-1751) Franciscan Saint Leonardo of Porto Maurizio vis wikipedia Birth As December 20 as 1676  Porto Maurizio ( Imperia ,Liguria , Italy ) Death As November 26 as 1751  Poland Revered in Catholic Church Beatification June 19, 1796 by Pope Pius VI Canonization June 29, 1867 by Pope Pius IX Festivity November 26 St Leonard was a Franciscan priest and successful retreat preacher. [...]

Who were they? 26 November 2017

They’re the three men in glittering velvet robes and fake beards in the living nativity at church. Sometimes they tow a live camel. Bearing gifts, they traversed afar, following yonder star through the back of the sanctuary in the grand crescendo of our beloved annual Christmas pageant. I’m speaking, of course, of the Magi. Or [...]

Nov 29 – St Brendan of Birr-Irish

Nov 29 – St Brendan of Birr   St. Brendan's Church, Birr. Prophet of Ireland Abbot Died c. 573[1] Birr, Ireland Venerated in Roman Catholic Church Anglican Communion Orthodox Church Feast 29 November via Nov 29 - St Brendan of Birr (d. 573) abbot - Image Attribution Andreas F. Borchert [CC BY-SA 3.0 de (, CC [...]

Encyclical letter of the Holy Father Francis.pdf

The_Encyclical_letter_of_the_Holy_Father_Francis Image attribution Casa Rosada (Argentina Presidency of the Nation) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (, via Wikimedia Commons

23 November 2017 Bl. Miguel Pro

Bl. Miguel Pro Born on January 13, 1891 in Guadalupe, Mexico, Miguel Agustin Pro Juarez was the eldest son of Miguel Pro and Josefa Juarez. Miguelito, as his doting family called him, was, from an early age, intensely spiritual and equally intense in hi mischievousness, frequently exasperating his family with his humor and practical jokes. As a child, he [...]

Ascent-Jacobs Ladder

Ascent depicts the metaphor for prayer that is embedded within Jacob's ladder. The painting depicts the Zohar’s view of prayer, which is that each person is able to climb from an earth-bound existence into deeper states of consciousness until one unites with the G‑dliness at the core of the human soul. [ ] via "Ascent" - Jacobs [...]