Saint King Henry 12 July 2017

Feastday: July 13 Patron of the childless, of Dukes, of the handicapped and those rejected by Religious Order Death: 1024 St. Henry, son of Henry, Duke of Bavaria, and of Gisella, daughter of Conrad, King of Burgundy, was born in 972. He received an excellent education under the care of St. Wolfgang, Bishop of Ratisbon. In 995, [...]

Celtic and Old English Saints-St. Aidan of Ferns – 31 January 2017

St. Aidan of Ferns, Bishop (Aedan, Aedh, Maedoc-Edan, Moedoc, Mogue) Bishop of Ferns Born c. 558 - County Cavan Died 31 January 632 -  Ferns Venerated in Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church Canonized Pre-Congregation Major shrine - Enniscorthy Feast - 31 January Attributes- A hive of bees[1] Patronage Ferns; Templeport in County Cavan; Llawhaden Born in [...]

Saint James of the Marche 28 November 2016

Saint James of the Marche Saint of the Day for November 28 (1394 – November 28, 1476) Life: Butler’s Lives of the Saints – Saint James of La Marca of Ancona, Confessor The small town of Montbrandon, in the Marca of Ancona, the ancient Picenum, a province of the ecclesiastical state in Italy, gave birth to [...]

Saint Nicholas Tavelich-6th November

  Saint Nicholas Tavelich and companions, Martyrs Saint of the Day for November 6 (1340 – November 14, 1391) Feast Day - Nov 14 Nicholas was the son of a noble and wealthy family of Dalmatia. His illustrious parents gave him a good education, and his progress in learning was marvelous, but no less marvelous [...]

Saint of the Day April 24th

St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen     Lived: (1577-1622) | Feast Day: Sunday, April 24, 2016 If a poor man needed some clothing, Fidelis would often give the man the clothes right off his back. Complete generosity to others characterized this saint's life. Born in 1577, Mark Rey (Fidelis was his religious name) became a lawyer [...]

Grace of humility

  "If we try to see everyone and everything through God’s eyes with humility, we will begin to accept an attitude of humility in our hearts and we will begin to be humble." -from Franciscan media - Sacred Silence Image : - Seeing People Through God’s Eyes - The Malphurs Group : The Malphurs Group. [...]

Le pouvoir d’un contact

Nous sous-estimons souvent le pouvoir d’un contact, d’un sourire, d’un mot gentil, d’une oreille attentive, d’un compliment sincère ou de la moindre attention. Ils ont tous le pouvoir de changer une vie. . Source: Le pouvoir d'un contact We often underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an [...]