Martyr Saint Januarius 19 september 2018

MASS READINGS September 19, 2018 (Readings on USCCB website) COLLECT PRAYER O God, who grant us to venerate the memory of the Martyr Saint Januarius, give us, we pray, the joy of his company in blessed happiness for all eternity. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity [...]

Irish -St. Frigidian of Lucca 18 March 2017

St. Frigidian of Lucca, Bishop (Frediano, Frigdianus) Born in Ireland; died 588; feast day formerly March 15. In spite of the Italian name Frediano, by which he is usually called, St. Frigidian was an Irishman, the son of King Ultach of Ulster. He was trained in Irish monasteries and ordained a priest. His learning was imparted [...]

Saints Timothy and Titus-26 January 2017

Saints Timothy and Titus (d. c. 95) On Jan. 26, the Roman Catholic Church celebrates the liturgical memorial of Saints Timothy and Titus, close companions of the Apostle Paul and bishops of the Catholic Church in its earliest days. Both men received letters from St. Paul, which are included in the New Testament. Eastern Catholics and [...]

Orthodox-catholic-St. Dicuil, Abbot-18 January 2017

Saint Deicolus (Déicole, Dichuil, Deel, Deicola, Deicuil, Delle, Desle, Dichul, Dicuil) (c. 530 – January 18, 625) is venerated as a saint by both the Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church as an East–West Schism, pre-Schism, Western saint. He was an elder brother of Saint Gall. Born in Leinster, Deicolus studied at Bangor Source: Deicolus [...]

Silent Night | BeautyBeyondBones

Silent Night POSTED ON DECEMBER 29, 2016 BY BEAUTYBEYONDBONES Whenever I go home to Ohio, probably one of the biggest adjustments to have to get used to, is…the quiet. Falling asleep, there is nothing. Maybe a distant train. Maybe the ticking of a clock. But it is silent. Especially in the winter. When there’s a [...]

Celtic-St Brieuc 17 December 2016

St Brieuc (Brioch, Briach, Sant Brieg in Breton), born in British Cornwall, he came to Paris where he was ordained priest by St Germanus (not St Germanus of Auxerre) in the year 549. The year after, he returned back to his country, converted his father, built churches and monasteries, erected Crosses and worked miracles. On [...]

Orthodox-Commemoration of the Holy Protomartyrs of China, – (11th June)24th November 2016

Image Source: Martyrs of China – Saints Resource MONTH OF JUNE THE 11TH DAY Commemoration of the Holy Protomartyrs of China, Slain during the Boxer Rebellion AT LITTLE VESPERS On “Lord, I have cried…”, 4 stichera, in Tone I: Spec. Mel.: “Joy of the ranks of heaven…”— From Christ, the Judge of the contest, have [...]

Saint of the Day 19th June

JUNE 19 IS THE DAY WE REMEMBER VENERABLE MATT TALBOT JUNE 19, 2013 “Never be too hard on the man who can’t give up drink. It’s as hard to give up the drink as it is to raise the dead to life again. But both are possible and even easy for Our Lord. We have only [...]

Battling the Mirror

One of the biggest misconceptions about anorexia and eating disorders, is that the girls (or boys) are incredibly vain. That they’re stuck on themselves, obsessed with their looks, and fatally preoccupied with beauty. Source: Battling the Mirror