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 [...]

Celtic Saints of the day 25th January 2017

St. Dwynwen, Virgin of Llandwyn, Wales (Donwen, Donwenna, Dunwen, Dwyn) Died c. 460. A Welsh saint of the family of Saint Brychan of Brecknock (f.d. April 6), Dwynwen coined the maxim, “nothing wins hearts like cheerfulness.” She settled in Anglesey, where the places names Llanddwyn and Porthdwyn recall her memory. Her church there was the […]

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 [...]