Sts Peter and Paul 29 June 2017

Sts Peter and Paul 29 June 2017 On June 29 the Church celebrates the feast day of Sts. Peter & Paul. As early as the year 258, there is evidence of an already lengthy tradition of celebrating the solemnities of both Saint Peter and Saint Paul on the same day. Together, the two saints are [...]

celtic – St. Illtud-6th November 2016

THE LIFE OF ST. ILLTUD Here begins the Life of Illtud, Abbot, November 6. § 1. Of the union of his parents and the birth of the boy. Victorious Letavia (that is, Lesser Britannia, Brittany), a rich and successful province, powerful in arms, none greater in warlike fame, took its origin from its mother, Britannia. [...]

St. Ignatius of Loyola – 31st July

St. Ignatius of Loyola Sunday, July 31, 2016 Lived(1491-1556) | Feast Day: Sunday, July 31, 2016 St Ignatius of Loyola is the Patron Saint of St Ignatius' Church and he was founder of the Society of Jesus (SJ) to which this parish was entrusted in 1866. St Ignatius was born Inigo Lopez on 24 December 1491, the [...]

Saint of the day 30th May

St. Joan of Arc   Lived: (1412-1431) | Feast Day: Monday, May 30, 2016 Burned at the stake as a heretic after a politically-motivated trial, Joan was beatified in 1909 and canonized in 1920. Born of a fairly well-to-do peasant couple in Domremy-Greux (southeast of Paris), Joan was only 12 when she experienced a vision [...]

Celtic saint of the day 11th April

St. Guthlac of Croyland, Hermit St Guthlac, tormented by demons, is handed a scourge by St Bartholomew, Guthlac Roll, 1210, British Library-By Unknown - British Library [1], Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=32907827%5D Born in Mercia, c. 673; died at Crowland, Lincolnshire, England, in 714; feast day formerly on April 12; feast of his translation is August 30 [...]