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Easter Miracles: Expect the Unexpected FATHER JIM CHERN'S BLOG - April 3, 2016 http://chernjam.blogspot.com/2016/04/easter-miracles-expect-unexpected.html
A Short Biography of "The Apostle of Ireland" for St. Patrick's Day PHAT CATHOLIC APOLOGETICS - March 17, 2016 ... morning of a great victory over paganism, remains to this day a popular Catholic prayer. He is called "The Apostle of Ireland" because of his tireless evangelism in that land, and is one of the Church's greatest saints. For more about St. Patrick and the conversion of Ireland, see the following resources: Catholic Culture: Optional Memorial of St. Patrick New Advent: St. Patrick Patron Saints Index: Saint Patrick Saint of the Day: St. Patrick ...http://phatcatholic.blogspot.com/2013/03/a-short-biography-of-apostle-of-ireland.html
Saint John Ogilvie: Man of Faith, Forgiveness, Courage, and Love CATHOLIC FIRE - March 10, 2016 Today, the Church celebrates the life of Saint John Ogilvie, a former Calvinist who was martyred in Scotland during the Protestant Reformation. St. John Ogilvie was born of a noble Scottish family in 1579 and was raised as a Calvinist. He converted to Catholicism at the age of 17 when he studied abroad at the Scots College in Louvain, Belgium. He attended several Catholic schools and soon discovered a call to join the Jesuits. In 1599, he entered the Jesuit novitiate in ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/03/saint-john-ogilvie-man-of-faith.html
St. Polycarp: Man of Piety and Fortitude CATHOLIC FIRE - February 22, 2016 The saint of the day for February 23rd is St. Polycarp (69 A.D. - 155 A.D.), a disciple of the apostles, bishop of Smyrna, and a friend of St Ignatius of Antioch. He is one of the earliest Christians whose writings still survive. St. Polycarp is the patron saint against ear aches and dysentery. St. Polycarp was one of the immediate disciples of the Apostles, in particular St. John the Evangelist. He embraced Christianity very young and ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/02/st-polycarp-man-of-piety-and-fortitude.html
Mass at San Cristobal De La Casas: The Pope Asks Indigenous Peoples for Forgiveness VIS NEWS - HOLY SEE PRESS OFFICE - February 16, 2016 ... poor", leading to the current environmental crisis, one of the gravest in the history of our planet. The Pope praised the wisdom of the indigenous populations, and reaffirmed that they have much to teach humanity on account of the harmony of their relationship with nature, and he asked their forgiveness for the many times throughout history that they have been misunderstood, excluded and robbed of their lands, values, cultures and traditions. "Li smantal Kajvaltike toj lek ...http://visnews-en.blogspot.com/2016/02/mass-at-san-cristobal-de-la-casas-pope.html
Two Novenas to St. Agnes CATHOLIC FIRE - January 11, 2016 St. Agnes was a consecrated virgin who was martyred at the age of thirteen during the Diocletian persecutions in 304. She is invoked as the patron of young girls and serves as a excellent model of chastity. Both novenas begin on January 12th and end on January 20th. The first novena is for an unmarried couple: St. Agnes, although you were only a child, you believed that Jesus was always with you; help us to remember that he is also with us and to remain true to his presence. ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/01/two-novenas-to-st-agnes.html
St. Angela of Foligno and Mercy ABBEY ROADS - January 6, 2016 ... and orphans' rather than being a busybody. One author suggested her chief sin was just that - being a busybody or 'gossip'. Perhaps. If so she'd be an excellent example for someone like me to imitate - spending so much time online as I do. Did I ever mention I'm embarrassed to admit to anyone that I have a blog? I also try to immediately change the conversation when someone brings it up. I'm ashamed of it - which is why I've subtitled it - 'the last days ...' That said - I always thought ...http://abbey-roads.blogspot.com/2016/01/st-angela-of-foligno-and-mercy.html