St Matthew 21 September 2017

      Saint Matthew Audio Saint Matthew’s Story Matthew was a Jew who worked for the occupying Roman forces, collecting taxes from other Jews. The Romans were not scrupulous about what the “tax farmers” got for themselves. Hence the latter, known as “publicans,” were generally hated as traitors by their fellow Jews. The Pharisees lumped [...]

St. John the Apostle-27 December 2016

St. John the Apostle St. John, Apostle and Evangelist St. John the Apostle, the son of Zebedee and Salome, was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus. John was called to be an Apostle by our Lord in the first year of His public ministry. He is considered the same person as John the Evangelist, [...]

Celtic -St. Buithe of Monasterboice – 7 December

St. Buithe of Monasterboice St. Buithe of Monasterboice died in 521; he was a Scot who spent some years in Italy and elsewhere on the continent before returning to Scotland to evangelize the Picts. It is said that Buithe raised the son of King Nectan of the Picts from the dead (or the king himself in [...]

Celtic – St. Tugdual of Brittany-1st December 2016

Also commemorated 30 November Tugdual - pron. TOO-dwahl The relics of Saint Ives and Tudwal in a procession at the gate of Tréguier Cathedral in 2005, Saint Tudwal Died~564 AD Venerated in:  Orthodox Catholic Church Roman Catholic Church Anglican Communion True Orthodox Church Feast 30 November/1 December-Attributes  bishop holding a dragon Died c. 564. One of the [...]

Celtic – St. Tugdual of Brittany-30 November 2016

 Also commemorated 1 December Tugdual - pron. TOO-dwahl The relics of Saint Ives and Tudwal in a procession at the gate of Tréguier Cathedral in 2005, Saint Tudwal Died~564 AD Venerated in:  Orthodox Catholic Church Roman Catholic Church Anglican Communion True Orthodox Church Feast 30 November/1 December-Attributes  bishop holding a dragon Died c. 564. One of [...]

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 [...]

St. Martha

Saint of the Day Wednesday, July 29, 2015 St. Martha Lived: | Feast Day: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 Martha, Mary and their brother Lazarus were evidently close friends of Jesus. He came to their home simply as a welcomed guest, rather than as one celebrating the conversion of a sinner like Zacchaeus or one unceremoniously [...]