Blessed Rafal Chylinski 2 December 2016

Blessed Rafal Chylinski Saint of the Day December 2 (January 8, 1694 – December 2, 1741) Blessed Rafal Chylinski was born Melchoir Chylinski in Poland in 1694. he joined the Conventual Friars in 1715 and was ordained two years later and took the name Rafal. While sent to Lagiewniki, Poland, Rafal distributed food, supplies and [...]

Celtic saint of the day 26th May

The Venerable Bede Feastday can be 25 May also. Born in Northumbria, England, 673; died at Jarrow, England, on May 25, 735. In the days when Northumbria was a great scholastic centre with famous schools at Jarrow and York, Bede was the most distinguished of its scholars. Beginning at age seven (or three?), he was [...]

Saint of the day December 14th

St. John of the Cross Monday, December 14, 2015 Lived(1541-1591) | Feast Day: Monday, December 14, 2015 John is a saint because his life was a heroic effort to live up to his name: “of the Cross.” The folly of the cross came to full realization in time. “Whoever wishes to come after me must [...]

My First Ordinand

On 4th October I was honoured to Ordain to the Priesthood, an old friend of mine Br Andrew Efo. My first cab off the rank. Br Andrew  was made deacon  in July 2004. It has been a long journey for him, Andrew was deacon here at Christ Our Hope before spending time with us as [...]