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 [...]

ST VINCENT OF SARAGOSSA 22 January 2017

  PRAYER MEDITATION OF THE DAY – ST VINCENT OF SARAGOSSA 22 JAN ST VINCENT OF SARAGOSSA +304 “In the world, you will have affliction. But take courage, I have overcome the world.” – Jn 16:33 REFLECTION: When we feel too bold, let us remember our feebleness. When we feel too weak, let us remember Christ’s strength. [...]

ST DAMASUS 11 December 2016

ST DAMASUS, POPE, CONFESSOR (A.D. 305-384) Feast: December 11 [From his works, St. Jerome, Rufin, and Anastasius in the Pontifical. See Tillemont, t. viii. p. 386 Ceillier, t. vi. p. 455. Abbate Anton. Merenda, in the new edition of this pope's works, which he published at Rome, in folio, anno. 1754, in which he gives [...]

Saint Callistus I Saint of the Day for October 14-Post by Fr. Don Miller, OFM

Post by Fr. Don Miller, OFM Saint Callistus Saint of the Day for October 14 (d. 223) Listen   Saint Callistus I’s Story The most reliable information about this saint comes from his enemy Saint Hippolytus, an early antipope, later a martyr for the Church. A negative principle is used: If some worse things had happened, Hippolytus would [...]