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St. Germaine: Patroness of the Abused and Disabled JEAN M. HEIMANN - June 15, 2017 http://www.jeanmheimann.com/2017/06/st-germaine-patroness-abused-disabled/

St. Ephrem: Doctor of the Church JEAN M. HEIMANN - June 9, 2017 http://www.jeanmheimann.com/2017/06/st-ephrem-doctor-church/

Developing a Canon and Schema of Liturgical Art for the Churches of the Roman Rite (Part 2) NEW LITURGICAL MOVEMENT - June 8, 2017 ... Baptism of Christ which is appropriate for a baptistery. For modern Roman Catholic congregations, there could be even more script. The ax and the tree are there to reflect the John the Baptist's words, "Now also the ax is laid to the root of the trees: therefore every tree which brings not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire." (Matthew 3, 10). Perhaps the biblical reference could be placed next to the symbol. The personifications of the River Jordan and the Red Sea are there ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheNewLiturgicalMovement/~3/myWCre6q0gE/developing-canon-and-schema-of_8.html

St. Boniface: Apostle of Germany JEAN M. HEIMANN - June 4, 2017 June 5 is the memorial of St. Boniface, bishop and martyr. He was chosen by God to become Germany's great apostle and patron. St. Boniface is the patron of: brewers, file cutters, and tailors. St. Boniface was born in Devonshire, England, around 680. Known as the apostle of Germany, Boniface was an English Benedictine monk who gave up being elected abbot to devote his life to the conversion of the Germanic tribes. It was a slow and dangerous task; his life ...http://www.jeanmheimann.com/2017/06/st-boniface-apostle-germany/

The African Proto-Martyrs of Uganda ABBEY ROADS - June 3, 2017 Blessed Pope Paul VI canonized Charles Lwanga and his companions on June 22,1964. Saint Charles Lwanga and Companions "They left this life in triumph and entered God's eternal city with joy." It is providential that the feast day of a group of martyrs who were put to death for refusing King Mwanga of Uganda homosexual advances is celebrated during what has come to be known as Gay Pride Month. Though many Christians were killed by Mwanga, a group of pages were sentenced to ...http://abbey-roads.blogspot.com/2017/06/the-african-proto-martyrs-of-uganda.html

Information on the Margaret Home A FOLLOWER OF FRANCIS - May 27, 2017 ... or adoption for their child. Moms must be willing to reside in a community-living environment and agree to abide by the home's norms and expectations. For the safety of The Margaret Home community, potential moms must be free from current drug and alcohol use at intake and maintain sobriety throughout their stay. Additionally, moms must be free from active domestic violence and also be free from severe mental illness. The Margaret Home will have strict house rules by which all residents must ...http://paxchristirochester.blogspot.com/2017/05/information-on-margaret-home.html

The Holy Family: A Triple Threat PHAT CATHOLIC APOLOGETICS - May 16, 2017 ... Mary, pure and lowly, Virgin mothjer undefiled. Sing of God's own Son most holy, Who became her little child. Fairest child of fairest mother, God the Lord who came to earth; Word made flesh, our very brother, Takes our nature by His birth. Sing of Mary, pure and spotless, Born to bear the Holy Child; Blest was she, to do God's bidding, Blessed, gentle, meek and mild. Blessed, too, was good Saint Joseph, Foster father to the Lord; Let us praise God's Holy Family Who brought ...http://phatcatholic.blogspot.com/2016/12/the-holy-family-triple-threat.html

What St. Brigid of Kildare Reminded Me JOURNEY OF A CATHOLIC NERD WRITER - May 16, 2017 ... them. The reason why this particular incident stands out for me was because I was promptly ridiculed by a close family member for it. They laughed quite derisively in my face, making me feel ashamed and embarrassed about what I had done. Imagine that you're an extremely sensitive child and that someone you love mocks you and then gets mad for something you wanted to do to help others. It's going to leave an impression (a negative one) on you. That happened almost 24 years ago and I still ...http://catholicnerdwriter.blogspot.com/2017/05/what-st-brigid-of-kildare-reminded-me.html

Feast of Saint Joseph the Worker BIG C CATHOLICS - April 30, 2017 May 1st, the Church celebrates the feast of Saint Joseph the Worker. In 1955, Pope Pius XII established the feast with the hope that it would accentuate the dignity of labor. St. Joseph shows us that work when offered to God, no matter how mundane, routine or seemingly unspiritual, is of great value. Whenever people labor to support themselves and their families, they're fulfilling the same responsibilities that St. Joseph had in protecting and supporting ...http://www.bigccatholics.com/2017/04/feast-of-saint-joseph-worker.html

St. Joseph the Worker ATONEMENTONLINE - April 30, 2017 ... pope expressed the hope that this feast would accentuate the dignity of labour and would bring a spiritual dimension to the work we do. The teaching of the Church reaches back into the Old Testament, when we read in the Book of Genesis that God created man, and put him in the Garden of Eden to tend to it. From that time, God, who is the creator and ruler of the universe, has called men and women in every age to develop and use their talents for the good of others, and as a way ...http://atonementparish.blogspot.com/2017/04/st-joseph-worker.html

St. Zita of Lucca, Patron Saint of Housekeepers JEAN M. HEIMANN - April 27, 2017 April 27 is the feast of St. Zita of Lucca (1212-72), the patron saint of housekeepers, domestic servants, and waitresses. She is also invoked to help find lost keys. She was born in Tuscany, Italy in the village of Monsagrati. Zita came from a poor, but deeply pious family. To help support the family, she became a maid of a wealthy family, Fatinelli, in the nearby Tuscan city of Lucca, serving them loyally for 48 years. A member of the Third Order of ...http://www.jeanmheimann.com/2017/04/st-zita-lucca-patron-saint-housekeepers/

Saint of the Day: John Baptist De La Salle DA MIHI ANIMAS - April 7, 2017 ... religious life, a community of consecrated laymen to conduct gratuitous schools "together and by association." The educational establishment resented his innovative methods and his insistence on gratuity for all, regardless of whether they could afford to pay. Nevertheless De La Salle and his Brothers succeeded in creating a network of quality schools throughout France that featured instruction in the vernacular, students grouped according to ability and achievement, integration of religious ...http://salesianity.blogspot.com/2017/04/saint-of-day-john-baptist-de-la-salle.html

Prayer for the Intercession of Saint Lazarus BIG C CATHOLICS - March 27, 2017 Dear Saint Lazarus, friend of Christ Incarnate and patron of the poor and the sick. I request your intercession, with the aid of the Holy Spirit; May the Lord, Who prefigured His Resurrection through your own miraculous rising, always guide me in my earthly pilgrimage and protect me in sickness and in health. Together with Saint Martha and Saint Mary, you welcomed the Savior into your home. May I do the same by welcoming ...http://www.bigccatholics.com/2017/03/prayer-for-intercession-of-saint-lazarus.html

Solemnity of St. Joseph HAPPY CATHOLIC* - March 20, 2017 ... Joseph [c.1712] Via Gandalf's Gallery The season of Lent is interrupted by the Solemnity of Joseph, Husband of Mary. With the exception of Our Lady, there is no greater saint in Heaven than Saint Joseph. This feast originated in the fifteenth century and was then extended to the whole church in 1621. In 1847 Pope Pius IX named Saint Joseph Patron of the Universal Church. Pope John XXIII had Saint Joseph's name ...http://happycatholic.blogspot.com/2017/03/solemnity-of-st-joseph.html

IRL : St Patrick's Day Sermon - Thoughts on Anger and Injustice in the Wake of Tuam CLERICAL WHISPERS - March 20, 2017 ... set forth to spread the Good News - a land whose patron Saint Patrick we celebrate today, and who is the most popular Saint on the planet and who is the reason for all the festivities around St. Patrick's Day which have made it increasingly a worldwide event. We are also a people in whose history and heritage the Christian faith is interwoven to the point that it is inseparable and indistinguishable from that history and heritage. It is part ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2017/03/irl-st-patricks-day-sermon-thoughts-on.html

Feast of St. Joseph - The Most Forgotten Saint! BATTLE BEADS BLOG - March 19, 2017 St. Joseph, Patron of the Universal church is commemorated on On March 19. He is one of the most important Saints in the Catholic Church, second to the Blessed Mother. He was faithful, patient man, obedient to the demands of God and willingly accepted the hardships. St. Matthew calls him "a just man", illustrated by his loyalty in protecting and providing for his family. In 1870, Pius IX declared him patron and protector of the universal family of the ...http://battlebeads.blogspot.com/2014/03/patron-of-universal-church-st.html

St. Seraphina: Patron of the Poor and the Physically Challenged JEAN M. HEIMANN - March 13, 2017 Today's saint, St. Seraphina, also known as Fina, is a great inspiration for those who suffer from poverty and illness, especially young people. She is the patron of the disabled and those who are physically challenged. Seraphina was born to a poor family in San Gimignano, Tuscany, Italy in 1238. Her father died when she was very young and her widowed mother went to work, leaving her alone at home. She was an attractive girl with a cheerful, congenial ...http://www.jeanmheimann.com/2017/03/st-seraphina-patron-poor-physically-challenged/

Oscar Romero: Prophet of Hope - Roberto Morozzo Della Rocca BOOK REVIEWS AND MORE - March 7, 2017 Oscar Romero: Prophet of Hope Roberto Morozzo della Rocca Michael J. Miller (Translator) Pauline Books and Media ISBN 9780819854667 ASIN B012GVRMT2 I have encountered Oscar Romero in a number of university courses. There are some who hold him up as a patron of liberation theology. There were other that considered him too close to the government. But in reality neither extreme could really claim him as their own; for in fact first and foremost he was a ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/BookReviewsAndMore/~3/pGZk5iSOj4w/oscar-romero-prophet-of-hope-roberto.html

St. Colette: Abbess, Mystic, Reformer JEAN M. HEIMANN - March 6, 2017 The saint of the day for March 6 is St. Colette, founder of the Poor Clare Colettines . She is the patron saint of expectant mothers and unborn babies, of childless couples who long to conceive, and of sick children. Colette was a miracle baby, born to parents over sixty years of age, who had been praying for a child to Nicholas of Myra. Born at Corbie in Picardy, France in 1381, Nicolette was named in honor of St. Nicholas and was known by ...http://www.jeanmheimann.com/2017/03/st-colette-abbess-mystic-reformer-2/

Statement on Dispensations From Abstinence From Meat Granted by Bishops for St. Patrick's Day CATHOLIC TRADITIONAL LOOKING FOR WIFE - March 6, 2017 Since March 17th, the Feast of Saint Patrick, falls on a Friday this year, many bishops (including Boston's Cardinal O'Malley) have dispensed the requirement to abstain from meat that day to eat corned beef and cabbage. I totally disagree, and hereby republish previous-years' posts on St. Patrick: 2016: Please sign petition to stop dishonoring St. Patrick! Please [sign this petition] sponsored by Mass Resistance and the Catholic Action League of Massachusetts to the ...http://catholiclookforwife.blogspot.com/2017/03/statement-on-dispensations-from.html