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S. Luigi ... ABBEY ROADS - June 21, 2016 Fun facts about the great St. Aloysius. If you are an Italian and your name is Luigi you can be fairly certain your patron is St. Aloysius and not St. Louis King of France. (The Irish like the name Aloysius. Happy feast day to the Aloysius who reads me.) In the 20th century, effeminate boys often felt attracted to the saint and chose him as their patron - devotional images of the youthful saint may help explain why they ...http://abbey-roads.blogspot.com/2016/06/s-luigi.html

7 QT: Answered Prayer, First Blessings, Saints, and Cats CATHOLIC FIRE - June 17, 2016 http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/06/7-qt-answered-prayer-first-blessings.html

Christ Ascends Into Heaven and Sends the Promised Gift of the Spirit VERITATEM FACIENTES IN CARITATE. PROCLAIMING THE TRUTH IN LO - May 16, 2016 ... a Sunday celebration in the table of feasts. However, because of the scriptural basis of the Ascension taking place 40 days after the Resurrection, transferring "Ascension Thursday" to the following Sunday makes no sense. The uniqueness of the Ascension demands a unique celebration. Accommodating convenience is a poor reason for making decisions about Church practice. A better reason is facilitating a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. Taking time out of our routine to honor significant ...http://proclaimthetruthinlove.blogspot.com/2016/05/christ-ascends-into-heaven-and-sends.html

God, Moses, and "Amen Corner" TOM PERNA - April 7, 2016 ... (and other scientific subjects) while here on Earth. You could say that St. Albert acts as the forecaddie for God and Moses, but instead of tracking their shots on the courses, he tracks down the best golf holes to play around the globe. So what holes have they played? They have played the 1st hole at Doonbeg Golf Club in Ireland, the 18th hole at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club in Dubai, UAE, the 17th hole at the Old Course in St Andrews, Scotland, the 9th hole at the Gary Player Country ...http://tomperna.org/2016/04/07/god-moses-and-amen-corner/

Six Reasons to Love Coffee RANDOM ACTS OF MOMNESS - April 4, 2016 Gift from a friend who knows me well I've heard it said that the traditional Irish name for whiskey is "the water of life." With all due respect to whiskey, I don't think it deserves that name. I can think of another drink that, in my opinion, is far more life-giving. That drink is coffee. I say this not just because coffee is responsible for the daily resurrection of Ginny from the sleep of the dead. It's for a whole host of reasons, actually. In ways that are big and ...http://randomactsofmomness.com/six-reasons-to-love-coffee/

Saint of the Day: Francis of Paola DA MIHI ANIMAS - April 2, 2016 The following comes from the Patron Saints Index: Francis's parents were childless for many years, but following prayers for the intercession of Saint Francis of Assisi, they had three children; Francis was the oldest. Following a pilgrimage in his teens to Rome and Assisi in Italy, he became a hermit in a cave near Paola. Before he was 20 years old he began to attract followers. By the 1450's the followers had become so numerous that he established a Rule ...http://salesianity.blogspot.com/2016/04/saint-of-day-francis-of-paola.html

Feast of St. Joseph - The Most Forgotten Saint! BATTLE BEADS BLOG - March 19, 2016 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

Novena to St. Patrick FOUNTAIN OF ELIAS - March 8, 2016 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

Fourth Sunday of Lent IGNATIAN SPIRITUALITY: SET THE WORLD ABLAZE - March 2, 2016 ... scholastics, and eight brothers took the required oath; the others were driven into exile. · Mar 10, 1615. The martyrdom in Glasgow, Scotland, of St John Ogilvie. · Mar 11, 1848. In Naples, Italy, during the 1848 revolution, 114 Jesuits, after much suffering, were put into carts and driven ignominiously out of the city and the kingdom. · Mar 12, 1622. Pope Gregory XV canonized Sts Ignatius, Francis Xavier, Teresa of Avila, and Philip ...http://predmore.blogspot.com/2016/03/fourth-sunday-of-lent.html

Saint David of Wales: Patron of Poets and Wales CATHOLIC FIRE - March 1, 2016 On March 1, the Church celebrates the feast of Saint David of Wales, the patron of the Welsh people and one of the most prominent British saints. He is commemorated as a sixth century missionary bishop and the founder of numerous monasteries, including his main abbey in southwestern Wales. David was a popular namesake for churches in Wales prior to the Anglican schism. More than fifty churches in Wales were named after him. His feast day continues to be ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/03/saint-david-of-wales-patron-of-poets.html

Dydd Gwyl Dewi Hapus ATONEMENTONLINE - February 29, 2016 Happy St. David's Day, as the title of this post says. My Welsh ancestors would want me to make mention of our great patron for his feast day, which is March 1st. Following is an excerpt from an anonymous account of the saint: Saint David, or Dewi Sant, as he is known in the Welsh language, is the patron saint of Wales. He was a Celtic monk, abbot and bishop, who lived in the sixth century. During his life, ...http://atonementparish.blogspot.com/2016/02/dydd-gwyl-dewi-hapus.html