Now we are in Advent-or should be

In the Latin rite, last Sunday was the Feast of Christ the King, which we celebrated at Christ our Hope community meeting last Sunday in the mountains at Hazelbrook, at the Well of St. Jude. Rightfully, as Celtic christians we ought already be in Advent - or the Nativity fast as it is called. Advent [...]

The Holy GreatMartyr Mercurius (Mercury),

The Holy GreatMartyr Mercurius (Mercury), a Skyth by descent, served as a soldier in the Roman army. The impious emperors Decius (249-251) and Valerian (253-259) issued a law, ordering all Roman citizens to worship the pagan gods and condemning Christians to death. During these times barbarians attacked the Roman empire, and the emperor Decius went [...]

Orthodox Saints for 5th March

Follow this for the complete list of Orthodo Saints for 5th March   (III - 18)  Uncovering of the Precious Cross and the Precious Nails by the Empress St Helena in Jerusalem (326)[1][6][7][8] Finding the True Cross According to the 1955 Roman Catholic Marian Missal: St. Helen, the first Christian Empress, went to Jerusalem to search for the True [...]

Saint of the Day | Divine Mercy & St. Bernard 26 November 2017

Saint of the Day St. Peter of Alexandria Local commemorations of the fourth-century martyr Saint Peter of Alexandria will take place on Nov. 25 and 26. Although his feast day in the Western tradition (on the latter date) is no longer a part of the Roman Catholic Churchuniversal calendar, he remains especially beloved among Catholic [...]

The Queenship of Mary -celebrated 22 August

Queenship of Mary    Franciscan media Saint of the Day Queen of Heaven is a title given to Mary, mother of Jesus, by Christians mainly of the Roman Catholic Church, and also, to some extent, in Eastern Orthodoxy and Anglicanism.[1][not in citation given] The title is a consequence of the First Council of Ephesus in the fifth century, in which Mary was proclaimed "theotokos", a [...]

St. Nissen, Abbot of Montgarth, County Wexford-26 July 2017

Feast 25 July no memorial for 26 July 2017 St. Nissen, Abbot of Montgarth, County Wexford, Ordained by Saint Patrick 5th century. An Irishman, he was converted by St. Patrick and later became abbot of Mountgarret monastery in Wexford. Troparion of St Nessan Tone 2 O thou who didst converse with St Patrick/ and follow [...]

Irish -St. Gerald of Mayo-13 March 2017

St. Gerald of Mayo, Abbot Born in Northumbria, England; died in Galway, Ireland, 732. Saint Gerald became a monk at Lindisfarne and probably followed Saint Colman to Innisbofin Island, Galway, Ireland, when the Celtic liturgical practices were displaced in Northumbria.[read on] Celtic and Old English Saints - 13 March . 2017. Celtic and Old English [...]

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 [...]

Celtic- Orthodox St. Fursey of East Anglia 16 January

St. Fursey of East Anglia and Lagny Abbot of Burgh Castle, and Peronne Monastery, France https://youtu.be/QHFjM55PgW0 Orthodox Church St Fursey's, Stalham, N. Norfolk  Archimandrite Philip Hall   Saint Fursey Born Island of Inisquin(?), Lough Corri, Ireland; died in France c. 648. After Saint Columbanus (f.d. November 21) Fursey is perhaps the best known of the [...]