Achillius of Larissa May 15 2019

Saint Achillius Bishop of Larissa In Hosios Loukas Monastery, Boeotia, Greece Attribute:- Anonymous Unknown author [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsSee slide show - images exist behind defunct thumbnails Achillius was metropolitan of Larissa in Thessaly, Greece. Achillius is mainly remembered for his vehement defense of orthodoxy during the Council of Nicea and a miracle he performed in testimony against Arianism. "Taking up a stone, [...]

Saints for May 15 2019

Saint Dymphna St. Dymphna Patron of those suffering for nervous and mental afflictions Dymphna was born in Ireland sometime in the seventh century to a pagan father and devout Christian mother. When she was fourteen, she consecrated herself to Christ and took a vow of chastity. Soon afterward, her mother died and her father - who [...]

Maltese Saints for the 5th May 2019

The statue of saint Publius in Floriana Saint_Publius.JPG: Bonioderivative work: Rabanus Flavus [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)%5D Saint Publius; patron of Floriana, Malta, country of Malta Saint Publius (Maltese: San Publju) is a first century Maltese Saint. He is venerated as the first Bishop of Malta. St. Publius is Malta‘s first acknowledged saint, the prince of [...]

1 May Russian Orthodox church

The oldest known icon of Christ Pantocrator, encaustic on panel (Saint Catherine's Monastery). The two different facial expressions on either side may emphasize Christ's two natures as fully God and fully human.[6][7] Fast Free | No fasting restrictions.Today we commemorate Renewal Wednesday Jeremias the Prophet New Martyr Maria of Fourna, Mirabella in CreteTamara (Tamar), Queen of Georgia  View all for May 1  Epistle [...]

Easter Vigil at Well of Saint Jacoba

Last evening the Community of Christ our Hope celebrated the Easter Vigil Service. Encompassing the bringing of the light as we all lit our candles from the Pascal Candle. Followed by the readings, homily and Holy Communion. Present were Bishop Peter, Graham, Jessica and Rev Br. Andrew Blair, a small group because many of our [...]

Jesus’ Death: Weekly Summary — Center for Action and Contemplation

From media files Saturday, April 20, 2019 Jesus’ Death: Weekly Summary Theme: Jesus’ DeathTags: David WhytedeathJesusJurgen MoltmannLovepoetrypracticePresenceSufferingAuthor: Fr. Richard Rohr, OFMFriday, April 19, 2019 Jesus’ Passion Theme: Jesus’ DeathTags: death Jesus John Dominic Crossan justice Kingdom of God Marcus Borg Nonviolence Reign of God SinAuthor: Fr. Richard Rohr, OFM https:  //  cac.org/  jesus-passion-2019-04-19/ Source: - Please place in browser and close [...]

Our Lenten journey culminates in the vigil’s powerful catechesis | National Catholic Reporter

Photo by Bill WittmanIn 2005 and 2004 the homilies given here for late Lent were something of a summons to the assembly to fulfill their right, duty and need to take part in the liturgies of the Triduum, always hoping that those liturgies would be done in their fullness, with the full, conscious and very [...]

Passion Sunday

The Last Sunday in Lent In the Roman Rite the name "Passion Sunday" has never been officially applied to the sixth Sunday of Lent in spite of the reading at the Mass of that day of an account in one of the Synoptic Gospels of the Passion of Christ.Up until 1954, the name of the [...]

St. Severian 21 Feb. Bishop of Scythopolis

February 21st - As bishop of Scythopolis, Palestine (Bet She'an, Israel), Severian zealously defended the teachings of the Church at the Council of Chalcedon in 451, refuting the Monophysite heretics who denied that Christ had two natures (divine and human). The council defined the dogma that Christ is both true God and true man. About [...]