Saint Tertius 30 October 2018

With Permission from Fr Stephen Janos frsj   Holy Disciple from the Seventy:   Also visit this site for hagiagraphies of the other 69  Tertius (Tercias) Saint Tertius was the second bishop in succession (after the holy Disciple Sosipater) in Iconium, where he converted many pagans to Christ, and here he ended his life as a [...]

seek me and find me | I Sing Because I’m Free

When I was in my early 30’s, I experienced something life-changing.  I had been going to church steadily for a couple of years, and was doing my best to be a “good” person. But I found myself in a place of complete discontentment.  Everything looked perfect from the outside, but inside, I felt like the [...]

Saint Narcissus of Jerusalem 29 October-7 August

  Saint Narcissus of Jerusalem   Bishop of Jerusalem and Confessor  Born c. AD 99 Died c. AD 216 (aged 117) Aelia Capitolina (Jerusalem), Syria Palaestina Venerated inRoman Catholic Church Eastern Orthodox Church of Arodon Canonized (Pre-Congregation) Pre-Congregation Contents ( for pre-Congregation)    1History 2Current process 2.1Assessing miracles 3Pre-Congregation 3.1Martyrs 3.2Confessors 3.3Authority to canonize 4Partial list of pending cases 4.1Blesseds [...]

Saint John the Dwarf 17 October 2018

Saint John the Dwarf Mosaic in Hosios Loukas Born c. 339 Thebes, Egypt[1] Died c. 405 Mount Colzim, Egypt Venerated in Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Churches, Oriental Orthodox Churches Feast October 17 = Paopi 20, November 9 (Eastern Orthodox Church) Attributes Short Monk watering a stick Saint John the Dwarf (Greek: Ιωάννης Κολοβός; Arabic: ابو يحنّس القصير (Abū) Yuḥannis al-Qaṣīr c. 339 – c. 405), also [...]

Saints of October 17

October 17 St. Anstrudis St. Berarius St. Ethelbert and Etheired St. Florentius St. Francis Isidore Gagelin St. Francois Gagelin St. Herodion St. Ignatius of Antioch Bl. Jane Louise Barre and Jane Reine Prin St. John the Dwarf St. John the Dwarf St. Louthiem St. Mamelta St. Margaret Mary Alacoque St. Marie Magdalen Desjardin St. Nothlem [...]

Blessed Jacoba dei Settesoli

  Jacoba dei Settesoli was born in Rome and married into the noble Frangipani family. She was a young widow when she heard of the holy man, Francis of Assisi. Desiring to meet the penitent in order to seek his spiritual advice, she got her wish when Francis and his small band came to Rome to obtain [...]

Maroubra Well of the Lady Jacoba

The Hermitage of St Jacoba We took these Photos last Saturday Evening during the Liturgy for the Blessing of a Well, a concept of Celtic Christianity in that water is considered a Gateway to the Afterlife. Br. Andrew had decided to name the Well after the Lady Jocoba because she was a gender bender in [...]

St. Remigius- 1 October 2018

St. Remigius Birth: 437 , Death: 533 Saint Remigius, Remy or Remi, was Bishop of Reims and Apostle of the Franks. On 25 December 496 he baptised Clovis I, King of the Franks. This baptism, leading to the conversion of the entire Frankish people to Christianity, was a momentous success for the Church and a seminal event in [...]