Celtic-saints of the day-10th November 2016

St. Aedh MacBricc of Meath  at Omnium Sanctorum Hiberniae then from Celtic and Old English Saints Died 589. The Lives of Aedh are full of miraculous events of healing, bilocation, and other marvels. The son of Breece of the Hy Neill, Aedh worked on his father’s farm. His conversion occurred when he was dissuaded by [...]

Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos – Franciscan Media

Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos Post by Fr. Don Miller, OFM Image: Shrine of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos | St Magnus Basilica; Füssen, Germany. Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos Saint of the Day for October 12 (January 11, 1819 – October 4, 1867)   Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos’ Story Zeal as a preacher and a confessor led Father [...]

Commemoration of Mary, Martha, and Lazarus of Bethany

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Mary, Martha, and Lazarus of Bethany, Companions of our Lord

In the Anglican Cycle of readings 29th July celebrates the Feast day of Mary and Martha while in Catholicism it also celebrates the Commemoration of Mary and Lazarus.

Amazing Grace Lutheran Church, Panama City

Mary, Martha, and Lazarus of Bethany were disciples with whom Jesus had a special bond of love and friendship. John’s Gospel records that “Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus” (John 11:5). On one occasion, Martha welcomed Jesus into their home for a meal. While Martha did all the work, Mary sat at Jesus’ feet, listening to his Word and was commended by Jesus for choosing the “good portion, which will not be taken away from her” (Luke 10:38-42). When their brother Lazarus died, Jesus spoke to Martha this beautiful Gospel promise: “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live” (John 11:25). Ironically, when Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead, the Jews became more determined than ever to kill Jesus (John 11:39-54). Six days before Jesus was crucified, Mary anointed his feet with a very expensive fragrant oil and…

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St. Martha -29th July

"Jesus loved Martha and Mary and Lazarus." This unique statement in John's gospel tells us of the special relationship Jesus had with Martha, her sister, and her brother. Apparently Jesus was a frequent guest at Martha's home in Bethany, a small village two miles from Jerusalem. We read of three visits in Luke 10:38-42, John [...]

Holy Trinity -Photos

It seems sometime ago now that Bishop Peter and Fr Greg were invited to attend the Community of our Lady of Advent in their, then, home with MCC Good Shepherd in Granville. ( The Anglican Community of Our Lady of Advent - Guildford(Facebook) Bishop Peter's partner Graham and their long time friend Rev Br Andrew Blair [...]

Celtic saint of the day 17th July

St. Kenelm, King of Mercia, Martyr at Gloucester (Cynehelm) Died c. 812-821. July 17 Kenelm (Cynehelm), King M (AC) Died c. 812-821. According to a popular legend of the Middle Ages, Kenelm was seven when his father, King Kenulf (Coenwulf) of Mercia, died, and he succeeded to the throne. His sister Quendreda (Cynefrith or Quoenthryth) bribed [...]

Saints of the day 12th July

SAINT OF THE DAY Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. July 12 [...]

Celtic Saint of the day 4th July

Today (4 July) we commemorate St Finbar of Innis Doimhle. Article II. St. Finbarr or Fionubharr, Abbot of Inis Doimhle, County of Wexford. [Sixth Century.] This holy man must have flourished in the early ages of the Irish Church, and on the father’s side he descended through a very illustrious line, from Feidhlimidh Rechtmar, or [...]

Saint of the Day 13th June

Saint of the Day Monday, June 13, 2016 St. Anthony of Padua Lived: (1195-1231) | Feast Day: Monday, June 13, 2016 The gospel call to leave everything and follow Christ was the rule of Anthony’s life. Over and over again God called him to something new in his plan. Every time Anthony responded with renewed [...]

Celtic Saint of the day 27th May

Augustine of Canterbury First Archbishop of Canterbury, Apostle of the English; date of birth unknown; d. 26 May, 604. Symbols: cope,pallium, and mitre as Bishop of Canterbury, and pastoral staff and gospels as missionary. Nothing is known of his youth except that he was probably a Roman of the better class, and that early in [...]