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Well, Hello Again! (a Daybook in May) PONDERED IN MY HEART - May 8, 2015 http://ponderedinmyheart.typepad.com/pondered_in_my_heart/2015/05/well-hello-again-a-daybook-in-may.html
The Feast of St. George! ARE WE THERE YET? - April 23, 2015 Now here is a saint of mystery, legend, and glory. The popular story of St. George, passed down to us in the Golden Legend , has dragons and princesses running around, with our hero saving the day. This is the familiar tale and the origin of our saint's iconography, but, there are other legends of St. George, too. In one of the earliest legends , he's put to death, chopped up into little pieces, buried, and set on fire ~ three times ~ and ...http://arewethereyet-davisfarmmom.blogspot.com/2015/04/the-feast-of-st-george.html
Rediscovering Saint Drogo of Sebourg CRISIS MAGAZINE - April 16, 2015 In the earliest edition of the Martyrologium Romanum approved by Pope Gregory XIII in 1584, as in every edition since, one finds a modest mention of "Saint Drogo, confessor" on the sixteenth day of April. Behind this humble reference stands a largely forgotten story that offers not only a fascinating window on rural and religious life in medieval Europe, but also an object lesson in Christian spiritual discipline and charity that challenges our contemporary perspective. ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/CrisisMagazine/~3/-_qsS4FpaHw/rediscovering-saint-drogo-sebourg
St. Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows: Patron of Handgunners FR. Z'S BLOG - February 27, 2015 A saint for today. Terrorists invade your town and set about to do terrible things…. … someone to pray to when ISIS – or whomever – comes to your neighborhood. Today is the feast of St. Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows, Gabriel Possenti. His feast is set for the third day before the Kalends of March, which is two days before March 1. During a Leap Year, when there is a 29th day in February, the date two days before 1 March is 29 February. Otherwise ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/wdtprs/DhFa/~3/s-1cjQYTVck/
St. Gildas the Wise: Monk and Missionary CATHOLIC FIRE - January 29, 2015 The saint of the day for January 29th is St. Gildas the Wise, a sixth century British monk. Gildas was born in Scotland around the year 516 to a noble British family. He was educated in Wales under St. Iltut, and was a companion of St. Samson and St. Peter of Léon. Sometimes he is called "Badonicus" because his birth took place the year the Britons gained a famous victory over the Saxons at Mount Badon, near Bath, Somersetshire. Noted for his piety, Gildas ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2015/01/st-gildas-wise-monk-and-missionary.html