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Served YOUR DAILY TRIPOD - May 10, 2016 http://yourdailytripod.blogspot.com/2016/05/served.html

St. Franca of Piacenza: Cisterican Nun and Foundress CATHOLIC FIRE - April 26, 2016 ... at age seven and entered the Order at age 14. She was elected abbess as a young nun, but was removed from office due to her rigid interpretation of the Rule. Nevertheless, one of the nuns, Sister Carentia, agreed with her discipline. When Carentia entered the Cistercian novitiate at Rapallo, Italy, she convinced her parents to build a Cistercian house at Montelana, Italy. Franca became abbess of the community, to which both she and Franca had entered. The ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/04/st-franca-of-piacenza-cisterican-nun.html

St. Gobnait THE CATHOLIC ILLUSTRATOR’S GUILD - April 20, 2016 St. Gobnait was an Irish abbess of the sixth century. She founded her abbey on a spot revealed to her by the miraculous presence of nine white deer. She is the patron saint of beekeeping; the bees keps by her nuns once saved the abbey by attacking a band of marauders. I included nine white deer, four honeybees and a hive in this drawing. I drew mostly in the style of early medieval Gospel manuscripts from Ireland. I also borrowed some details from Harry Clarke's depictons ...http://smallpax.blogspot.com/2016/04/st-gobnait.html

St. Agnes of Montepulciano: Dominican Mystic and Woman of Miracles CATHOLIC FIRE - April 20, 2016 St. Agnes of Montepulciano April 20 is the feast of St. Agnes of Montepulciano, a Dominican abbess and foundress in medieval Tuscany. Seventy years after Agnes died St. Catherine of Siena made a pilgrimage to the shrine of this famous Dominican foundress. As St. Catherine bowed to kiss Agnes' foot, the saint raised it up toward her so she would not have to bend so far. Catherine may not have been completely surprised, as miracles surrounded Agnes' life. This holy virgin ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/04/st-agnes-of-montepulciano-dominican.html

Mother Angelica's life must be viewed in reference to Jesus, the homilist ... LEARNING TO BE QUICK TO LISTEN - April 7, 2016 ... Alabama. "Her legacy is a legacy of His work in her," Fr. Joseph Mary added. An estimated 2,000 mourners attended Mother Angelica's funeral Mass at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Hanceville, 45 miles north of Birmingham. Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia said the Mass, joined by the Apostolic Nuncio to the United States Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, as well as Bishop Thomas Olmsted of Phoenix, Bishop Richard Stika of Knoxville, Bishop Robert Baker of Birmingham, and his ...http://listenquickly.blogspot.com/2016/04/mother-angelicas-life-must-be-viewed-in.html

St. Matilda: Queen of Germany CATHOLIC FIRE - March 14, 2016 ... Engern, Westphalia, Germany in 895 to Count Detrich and his wife, Reinhild. Raised by her grandmother, an abbess, she entered into an arranged marriage with King Henry the Fowler of Saxony in 909. Matilda became the mother of: Otto I, Emperor of Germany; Henry, Duke of Bavaria; St. Bruno, Archbishop of Cologne; Gerberga, who married Louis IV of France; Hedwig, the mother of Hugh Capet. As queen, Matilda was humble, holy, charitable, and very generous -- always ready to help ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/03/st-matilda-queen-of-germany.html

St. Erk of Slane THE CATHOLIC HERITAGE ASSOCIATION OF IRELAND - March 7, 2016 ... the tenth century, says: " Hercus, filius Dego, cujus reliquae nunc venerantur in civitate, quae vocatur Slane ." From: The Diocese of Meath, Ancient and Modern , by Rev. A. Cogan, C.C., Published in Dublin, 1862. St. Erk of Slane, pray for ...http://catholicheritage.blogspot.com/2016/03/st-erk-of-slane.html

St. Isabelle of France, Princess: Woman of Charity and Humility CATHOLIC FIRE - February 26, 2016 ... me, O Jesus. From the fear of being humiliated, deliver me, O Jesus. From the fear of being despised, deliver me, O Jesus. From the fear of suffering rebukes, deliver me, O Jesus. From the fear of being calumniated, deliver me, O Jesus. From the fear of being forgotten, deliver me, O Jesus. From the fear of being ridiculed, deliver me, O Jesus. From the fear of being wronged, deliver me, O Jesus. From the fear of being suspected, deliver me, O Jesus. That others may be loved more than I, O ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/02/st-isabelle-of-france-princess-woman-of.html

St. Walburga: Missionary, Benedictine Nun, and First Woman Author in England and Germany CATHOLIC FIRE - February 25, 2016 Today is the feast of St. Walburga (710-777) missionary, Benedictine nun, author, and abbess of Hiedenheim. She had two brothers, St. Willibald and St. Winibald. She wrote a biography of Winibald and an account in Latin of St. Willibald's travels in Palestine and is thus, considered to the first woman author in both England and Germany. St. Walburga was born in Wessex, England, about 710, the daughter of St. Richard and Winna, the sister of St. Boniface. When St. Richard ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/02/st-walburga-missionary-benedictine-nun.html

Hearty Healing Beef Stew SHOWER OF ROSES - February 23, 2016 ... Ingredients: 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 3-4 pounds beef stew meat 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, divided 2 large yellow onions, cut into 1-inch pieces 3 sprigs fresh thyme (This time I used 1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme) 2 bay leaves 1 cinnamon stick (I am out so I used 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon) 2 (1-inch) pieces fresh orange peel 8 cups Beef Broth 1 - 15 oz can Sweet Potato Puree 1 cup red wine 8-10 large carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces (the first time I used 1 bag of Trader Joe's ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/eojD/~3/13gMcPPAkkA/hearty-healing-beef-stew.html

Revisiting the Cloistered Heart THE CLOISTERED HEART - February 3, 2016 http://www.thecloisteredheart.org/2016/02/revisiting-cloistered-heart.html

St. Connat of Kildare ST. CONLETH'S CATHOLIC HERITAGE ASSOCIATION - February 1, 2016 Today is the feast given in the Martyrology of Donegal for St. Connat or Comnat or Comnantan who was Abbess of Kildare in succession to St. Brigid until her death in the year 590. Nothing is recorded of her life but it is an excellent opportunity to recall to mind the many excellent women of the Convent of Kildare, particularly her sister Abbesses, St. Darlaugdach, Abbess of Kildare, who was the immediate successor of St. Brigid and lived for but a year ...http://catholicheritage.blogspot.com/2016/02/st-connat-of-kildare.html

St. Brigid of Ireland: Healer and Miracle Worker CATHOLIC FIRE - February 1, 2016 ay, February 1 is the feast of St. Brigid of Ireland, a fifth century convert to Christianity, who was inspired by the preaching of St Patrick. As an abbess and Catholic nun, she founded a double monastery, of monks and nuns, at Kildare, the first women's monastic community in Ireland. St. Brigid is the patron saint of: babies, children whose parents are not married, dairy workers, midwives, nuns, poets, poultry farmers, printing presses, sailors, scholars, and travelers. Brigid ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/02/st-brigid-of-ireland-healer-and-miracle.html