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St. Benedict Joseph Labre: Patron Saint of the Homeless A CATHOLIC LIFE - April 16, 2015 ... of St. Benedict Joseph Labre, so that his name may be more widely known: He saw him last on the Friday before Holy Week, 1783, when Benedict came to make his confession as usual. He remarks that though always before Benedict had fixed the day when he would come again, this time he made no appointment. The next the priest heard of him was that he was dead, exactly a week later. But he was not surprised. For some months before, when once he had come to know Benedict and his way of life, he had ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/myST/~3/5k6TKoIr88A/st-benedict-joseph-labre-patron-saint.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

The Shroud: Not a Painting, Not a Scorch, Not a Photograph INSIGHT SCOOP THE IGNATIUS PRESS BLOG - March 27, 2015 ... will take advantage of April 19-June 24 exposition of the Shroud, which was last displayed in public in 2010. The Shroud, which is a 14.5' by 3.5' linen cloth bearing the image of the front and back of a man who has been scourged and crucified, has been kept in Turin since 1578. Barrie Schwortz is one of the world's leading experts on the Shroud. In 1978, Schwortz, a technical photographer, was invited to participate in the first ever in-depth scientific examination of the cloth, known as the ...http://insightscoop.typepad.com/2004/2015/03/the-shroud-not-a-painting-not-a-scorch-not-a-photograph.html

Saint of the Day: Cuthbert of Lindisfarne DA MIHI ANIMAS - March 20, 2015 ... sheep on the hills above Leader Water or the valley of the Tweed. He had difficulty walking because of an abscess on the knee (made worse by an attempted cure), but despite this he was high-spirited, and physically strong. When Cuthbert was 15, he had a vision of angels conducting the soul of St. Aidan to heaven. The next morning, he found that St. Aidan - founder of the Priory of Lindisfarne and a man of great holiness - had died at the very moment of his vision. Cuthbert was ...http://salesianity.blogspot.com/2015/03/saint-of-day-cuthbert-of-lindisfarne.html

Feast of St. Joseph - The Most Forgotten Saint! BATTLE BEADS BLOG - March 19, 2015 Patron of the Universal Church St. Joseph, Patron of the Universal church is commemorated on On March 19. He is one of the most important Saint 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 ...http://battlebeads.blogspot.com/2014/03/patron-of-universal-church-st.html

The Fourth Sunday of Lent IGNATIAN SPIRITUALITY: SET THE WORLD ABLAZE - March 11, 2015 ... Clement VIII. The disputants were Fr. Gregory de Valentia SJ and Fr. Diego Alvarez OP. · Mar 21, 1768. In Spain, at a special meeting of the Council of State in the presence of King Charles III, the Suppression of the Society was urged on the pretense that it was independent of the bishops, that it plotted against the State, and that it was lax in its ...http://predmore.blogspot.com/2015/03/the-fourth-sunday-of-lent.html

Novena to St. Patrick FOUNTAIN OF ELIAS - March 8, 2015 Today begins the novena to Saint Patrick , Apostle of the Irish. Say once a day for 9 days, especially beginning on 8 March and ending on 16 March, the eve of the Feast of St. Patrick. (From Fish Eaters ) Blessed saint Patrick, glorious Apostle of Ireland, who didst become a friend and father to me for ages before my birth, hear my prayer and accept, for God, the sentiments of gratitude and veneration with which my heart is filled. Through thee I have ...http://fountainofelias.blogspot.com/2015/03/novena-to-st-patrick.html

St. John Joseph of the Cross: Model of Charity and Humility CATHOLIC FIRE - March 5, 2015 The saint of the day for March 5 is St. John Joseph of the Cross, a Franciscan priest who practiced self-denial in order to grow in the virtue of charity. Saint John Joseph of the Cross was born on the feast of the Assumption in 1654 on the Island of Ischia in Southern Italy. He was a pious and virtuous child. Even as a child, he devoted himself to poverty and fasting. He wore the clothes of the poor, despite the fact that he was a noble. At the age of ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2015/03/st-john-joseph-of-cross-model-of.html

Prayers for Those in Labor: THY WILL BE DONE... - March 4, 2015 Please pray for a woman tonight: Her water has broken,yet no contractions. She is asking for prayers, for a natural delivery. She is really nervous her Dr. will want another c-section. Please keep her, baby, Cooper in your prayers! A Prayer to St. Gerard for Safe Delivery O great Saint Gerard, beloved servant of Jesus Christ, perfect imitator of your meek and humble Savior, and devoted child of Mother of God, enkindle within my heart one spark of that ...http://babystepsjmj.blogspot.com/2015/03/prayers-for-those-in-labor.html

Encountering God in His Creation 1 FRANCISCAN WAY - February 27, 2015 ... sitting next to water or within the woods that I find a stillness within me which brings me to God's peace and love. In fact, I was first drawn to St. Francis because he was the patron saint of ecology. Since then I have realized that there is much more about him and his spirituality that I love including his love of the cross and the Eucharist. Yet, his ability to see God and God's will and works within creation remains one of the ways in ...http://1franciscanway.blogspot.com/2015/02/encountering-god-in-his-creation.html

The Dominicans Rejoiced and So Did We! PRINTS OF GRACE - February 15, 2015 http://printsofgrace.blogspot.com/2015/02/the-Dominicans-Rejoiced-and-So-Did-We.html

St. Blaise and the Blessing of the Throats CATHOLIC FIRE - February 3, 2015 ... especially of sore or diseased throats. Thus, he is the patron of those suffering from throat ailments. One of the Fourteen Holy Helpers, St. Blaise became one of the most popular saints of the Middle Ages. Blessing of the Throats This is the day when we, as Catholics, participate in the beautiful sacramental of having our throats blessed. The aid of St. Blaise is asked in delivering the faithful from throat ailments and other evils.To do this, the priest consecrates two ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2015/02/st-blaise-and-blessing-of-throats.html

Saint Anthony of the Desert: Founder of Monasticism CATHOLIC FIRE - January 17, 2015 The saint of the day for January 17 is St. Anthony of the Desert (c. 251–356), a religious hermit and monk, who is known as the founder of monasticism. His rule of order was one of the first to create guidelines for monastic living. He became a monk at age 20 and withdrew into total solitude on a desert mountain near the Nile River. His only food was bread and water, which he never tasted before sunset, and sometimes only once in two, three, or four ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2015/01/saint-anthony-of-desert-founder-of.html

Saint of the Day: Paul the Hermit DA MIHI ANIMAS - January 15, 2015 The following comes from the Patron Saints Index: Paul grew up in an upper-class, Christian family. He was well educated, fluent in Greek and Egyptian. His parents died when the boy was 15. When the persecutions of Decius began a few years later, Paul fled into the desert to escape both them, and the machinations of his brother Peter and other family members who wanted his property. He lived as a desert hermit in a cave the remainder of his 113 year life, surviving off ...http://salesianity.blogspot.com/2015/01/saint-of-day-paul-hermit.html

St. Amand and King Dagobert of the Franks ALIENS IN THIS WORLD - January 2, 2015 ... his aunt Gormatrude. She didn't have kids, so he divorced her. Then he was married to three wives who ranked as queens (Nanthild, Wulfegundis and Berchildis), and he had several concubines too (including Ragnetrude, the mother of King Sigebert III of Austrasia). Dagobert also assassinated several potential claimants for thrones (who were mostly his kin). He did have a darned good prime minister (St. Eligius, honest goldsmith, engineer, statesman, and mystic) but he didn't listen to the ...http://suburbanbanshee.wordpress.com/2015/01/02/st-amand-and-king-dagobert-of-the-franks/