ST. HONORATUS, ARCHBISHOP OF ARLES-16 Jan 2019

Icon of Saint Honoratus of Arles, founder of Lérins Monastery. Creative Commons Life He was of a consular Roman family, then settled in Gaul, and was well versed in the liberal arts. In his youth he renounced the worship of idols and gained his elder brother, Venantius, to Christ, whom he also inspired with a contempt of the [...]

The Monk Paul of Thebes 15 January

The Monk Paul of Thebes Born      c. 227 AD Egypt Died       c. 342 AD Monastery of Saint Paul the Anchorite, Egypt Venerated in    Oriental Orthodox Churches Catholic Church Eastern Orthodox Church Anglican Church Major shrine   Monastery of Saint Paul the Anchorite, Egypt Feast February 9 (Oriental Orthodox Churches) January 15 (Catholic Church) January 15 (Eastern [...]

The Theophany of the Baptism of the Lord 14 January

  The Baptism of the Lord The Baptism of the Lord has historically been associated with the celebration of Epiphany. Even today, the Eastern Christian feast of Theophany, celebrated on January 6 as a counterpart to the Western feast of Epiphany, focuses primarily on the Baptism of the Lord as the revelation of God to [...]

Saint Ailred (or Aelred) of Rievaulx (1110-67) 12 Jan.2019

Born1110 Hexham, Northumberland, England Died12 January 1167 (aged 56–57) Rievaulx, Yorkshire, England Resting place Rievaulx chapter house next to William, first abbo tVenerated in Roman Catholic Church; Anglican Communion Major shrineRievaulx Abbey, Yorkshire, England (destroyed) Feast12 January Attributes Abbot holding a book Patronage bladder stone sufferers https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aelred_of_Rievaulx Aelred was an Anglo-Saxon, born in Hexham, Northumbria, in 1110. His father, a married priest, [...]

10 January 2019

The Saints listed below here, are those celebrated on the Roman Calendar, beneath them are those celebrated by the Celtic Church    St. AgathoBl. Anna of the Angels MonteagudoSt. DermotSt. MarcianSt. Nicanor St. Peter OrseoloSt. Peter UrseolusSt. PetroniusSt. SaethrythSt. ThomianSt. William of Bourges      The source for the list above is CatholicSaints.Info. 2019. CatholicSaints.Info . [ONLINE] Available at: [...]

Saint Adrian of Canterbury-January 9

Saint Adrian of Canterbury - Abbot Born in Africa, Adrian became abbot of the monastery at Nerida, near Naples. He declined an appointment as archbishop of Canterbury, but accompanied St. Theodore to England when the latter was appointed Archbishop. Theodore appointed him Abbot of SS. Peter and Paul Monastery (later changed to St. Augustine's) in Canterbury, and during his thirty-nine years' abbacy, the [...]

Angela of Foligno

​1248 to January 4 1309 I own a book of Franciscan Saints, 1 or more per day of the year. Many of the entries are also at Franciscan Media, St. Anthony's Press. We post them Yearly. We remember their birthdays' when we follow the Lectionary, their lives' an example to us.  IF THIS link holds [...]

Saint John Neumann 5 January

Saint John Neumann Feast day January 5 This is an extract taken from the Loyola Press and is the most readily understandable article on St John Neumann I found. There are other more detailed accounts, each containing basic biographical information, and the nature of his priesthood and works. Some biased and others not, They give [...]

Month of the Holy Name-The Feast of  Holy Name of Jesus

The Feast of  Holy Name of Jesus In the Latin Church it is an optional memorial IHS monogram, with kneeling angels, atop the main altar, Church of the Gesù, Rome. I had asked the web my usual questions about which saint is relevant for this day and learned that apart from today's celebrations of St. [...]