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 [...]

Saints of March 11

Calendar for March - wikipedia Saint Vindicianus (Vindician) ((in French) Vindicien) (c. 632-c. 712) was a bishop of Cambrai-Arras. His feast day is 11 March. He is called a spiritual follower of Saint Eligius(Saint Eloi). Traditionally, his birthplace is given as Bullecourt, near Bapaume. This is the birthplace indicated in the documents dating much later than the saint's death, but which claim to reproduce an ancient [...]

St. Frances of Rome

The saint of today is Saint Frances of Rome (or Saint Francesca Romana) (b. Rome, 1384 – d. Rome, March 9, 1440), like many saints, was born of wealthy Italian parents. Antonniazzo - Public domain When she was eleven years old, St. Frances decided to be a nun, but within two years her parents married [...]

St.David of Wales 1 March

St. David Patron Saint of Wales St. David's Day is marked every year on the anniversary of his death, it is not a public holiday, though many traditions have developed around the date.{Wolfgang Sauber} it has been celebrated regularly since David was canonised by Pope Callixtus II in the 12th century, with various customs developing. [...]

Feb 24 Sts of the day

February 24 Saint Matthias; Montanus and Lucius; Paul Shinji Sasaki; Philip Lindel Tsen; Praetextatus of Rouen;https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portal:Saints/Saint_of_the_day/February Saint Matthias; please click the image for his information Saint Matthias Workshop of Simone Martini • Public domain Paul Shinji Sasaki;  ...The cost of resistance to and non-cooperation with the government's religious policies was public criticism by prominent lay and ordained members [...]

Celtic – St Fionán (d. 661)-Feb 17

Saint Finian of Clonard Fionán was an Irish monk who accompanied Aidan from the island Iona of west Scotland to Lindisfarne, an island off north-east England (image). He succeeded him there as abbot. Bede called him “learned and prudent”: he was able to manage the tensions that emerged between the Celtic and Roman ritual expressions of Christianity [...]

 Blessed Luke Belludi OFM (c 1200- c 1285)

Sts. Peter and Paulhttps://anastpaul.wordpress.com Blessed Luke Belludi OFM In 1220, Saint Anthony (1195-1231) was preaching conversion to the inhabitants of Padua when a young nobleman, Luke Belludi, came up to him and humbly asked to receive the habit of the followers of Saint Francis.   Anthony liked the talented, well-educated Luke and personally recommended him to [...]

St. Valentine

What is the real story of Valentine's Day? Saint Valentine of Rome Saint Valentine Roman saint Description Saint Valentine, officially Saint Valentine of Rome, was a widely recognized 3rd-century Roman saint, commemorated in Christianity on February 14 and since the High Middle Ages is associated with a tradition of courtly love. Wikipedia Died: 14 February 269 AD, [...]