St. Stephen -protomartyr

St Stephen BiographySaint (d. c. 36) Acts 7:54-60 New International Version (NIV) The Stoning of Stephen 54 When the members of the Sanhedrin heard this, they were furious and gnashed their teeth at him. 55 But Stephen, full of the Holy Spirit, looked up to heaven and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God. 56 “Look,” he [...]

Saints of the day 20 July 2017

St Joseph Barsabbas -- July 20        Today's saint is named in the Bible's Acts of the Apostles. St. Peter wanted to replace Judas after Jesus' resurrection. Peter asked the community to suggest someone. He wanted a person who had been among the disciples from the time Jesus was baptized by John until the Lord's death/resurrection. [...]

St. Luke 18th October

Post by Fr. Don Miller, OFM Evangelist and Martyr (d. c. 84) Saint Luke’s Story Luke wrote one of the major portions of the New Testament, a two-volume work comprising the third Gospel and Acts of the Apostles. In the two books he shows the parallel between the life of Christ and that of the [...]