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Saints Cosmas and Damian CATHOLIC FIRE - September 26, 2016 Saint Cosmas and Saint Damian Dressing a Chest Wound by Antoine de Favray Photo Credit: Welcome Library September 26 is the optional memorial of Sts. Cosmas and Damian. Cosmas and Damian were twin bothers born in Syria in the third century. They were also doctors, and they became known as "the holy money-less ones" because they cared for the sick free of charge. The strange practice of accepting no money for medical care was their way of embodying ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/09/saints-cosmas-and-damian.html

Spiritual Combat: Weapons for Your Arsenal DA MIHI ANIMAS - September 20, 2016 ... Example: His Three Weapons. Of course our best example for all is Jesus who said, "I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life." At the end of forty days in the desert, the devil came to tempt Him. Jesus forcefully and easily conquered the devil by using three weapons that we must learn to use: prayer, fasting, and the use of the Word of God. Jesus had a prolonged prayer experience in the desert. Added to that was forty days of fasting; He ate nothing. Finally the devil tempted Him by using the Word ...http://salesianity.blogspot.com/2016/09/spiritual-combat-weapons-for-your.html

St. Peter Claver, Jesuit Missionary, 'Slave to the Slaves' BIG C CATHOLICS - September 8, 2016 September 9th, is the memorial of Saint Peter Claver, (1581-1654) the 17th century Spanish priest and missionary of the Society of Jesus. Known as the Apostle to the West Indies, he is the patron of African missions and interracial justice, due to his work among African slaves in Colombia. Claver's dedication to them was so complete, he was called the "Slave to the Slaves" He also served the poor, those who had fallen into heresy and those sentenced to ...http://www.bigccatholics.com/2016/09/st-peter-claver-jesuit-missionary-slave.html

Saint Rose of Lima CATHOLIC FIRE - August 23, 2016 August 23 is the feast of St. Rose of Lima, virgin, who became known for both her piety and her care of the poor. She is the patron saint of embroiderers, florists, gardeners, people ridiculed for their piety, and those who suffer from family problems. Isabella Flores de Oliva was born April 20, 1586 to a family of educated, but impoverished Spanish immigrants in Lima, Peru. At her confirmation, she took the name of Rose, because as an infant, her face had ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/08/saint-rose-of-lima.html

Memorial of St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe, Priest and Martyr HAPPY CATHOLIC* - August 14, 2016 http://happycatholic.blogspot.com/2016/08/memorial-of-st-maximilian-mary-kolbe.html

The Feast of St. Lawrence ... Why the Tears? Patron Saint of Comedians? Huh? ABBEY ROADS - August 10, 2016 Patron saint of Men's Olympic Water Polo and Diving. (It's the Speedos) So here's the deal. He was killed because he wasn't funny. The tears? Like I said, he wasn't funny. What? Happy feast day Hi-LARIUS !http://abbey-roads.blogspot.com/2016/08/the-feast-of-st-lawrence-why-tears.html

Sow Bountifully YOUR DAILY TRIPOD - August 10, 2016 Feast of Saint Lawrence, deacon and martyr Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each must do as already determined, without sadness or compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. Moreover, God is able to make every grace abundant for you, so that in all things, always having all you need, you may have an abundance for every good work. 2 Corinthians 9:6-8 [U]nless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and ...http://yourdailytripod.blogspot.com/2016/08/sow-bountifully.html

VBS Core Dump DARWINCATHOLIC - July 18, 2016 http://darwincatholic.blogspot.com/2016/07/vbs-core-dump.html

St. Benedict of Nursia: Founder of Western Monasticism CATHOLIC FIRE - July 11, 2016 July 11 is the feast of St. Benedict of Nursia, the twin brother of St. Scholastica, the patron of Europe, and the founder of Western monasticism. In 1964, Pope Paul VI declared him patron of Europe and in 2005, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger chose Benedict as patron of his papacy. Biography Tradition teaches that St. Benedict lived from 480 to 547, though we cannot be sure that these dates are historically accurate. His biographer, St. Gregory ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/07/st-benedict-of-nursia-founder-of.html

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