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Saint Simon Stock: Recipient of the Brown Scapular JEAN M. HEIMANN - May 16, 2017 The saint of the day for May 16, Saint Simon Stock, was born in Aylesford in County Kent, England in 1165. Although we know little about Simon Stock's early life, tradition has it that starting at age twelve, he lived as a hermit. He received the name "stock" because he lived in the hollowed trunk or stock of an oak tree. He ate herbs, roots, and wild apples and drank only water. In 1212, he joined the Carmelites and three years later, he ...http://www.jeanmheimann.com/2017/05/saint-simon-stock-recipient-brown-scapular/

Be Born From Above YOUR DAILY TRIPOD - April 23, 2017 ... say to you unless one is born of water and Spirit he cannot enter the Kingdom of God. What is born of the flesh is flesh and what is born of spirit is spirit. Do not be amazed that I told you, 'You must be born from above.' The wind blows where it wills, and you can hear the sound it makes, but you do not know where it comes from or where it goes; so it is with everyone who is born of the Spirit." John 3:3-8 Piety I will pour out water upon the thirsty ground, ...http://yourdailytripod.blogspot.com/2017/04/be-born-from-above.html

20 Quotations From Saint John the Baptist De La Salle BIG C CATHOLICS - April 6, 2017 Saint John the Baptist de la Salle. patron of schoolteachers, was a 17th century priest who revolutionized the system of popular education by applying a totally modern pedagogy and establishing a teaching Order to inform and enlighten both poor and nobility alike. Below are 20 quotes evincing his love of God and wisdom. May God continue what he has started in you. *** God has chosen you to make him known to others. *** Inspire and lead others by ...http://www.bigccatholics.com/2017/04/20-quotations-from-saint-john-baptist.html

St. Isidore of Seville, Bishop and Doctor of the Church, "The Schoolmaster of the Middle Ages" BIG C CATHOLICS - April 3, 2017 Though it might seem strange to reach back to the late seventh and early eighth centuries for a patron saint of something as modern as computers and the Internet, one of the names suggested for just such patronage is Saint Isidore of Seville. Born in Spain around the year 560, St. Isidore amassed in his lifetime such a treasure trove of knowledge that he is referred to as "The Schoolmaster of the Middle Ages." For anyone who relies on ...http://www.bigccatholics.com/2017/04/st-isidore-of-seville-bishop-and-doctor.html

St. Isidore of Seville ATONEMENTONLINE - April 3, 2017 ... Isidore was shocking, even to people who lived at that time. Leander, who was much older than Isidore, took over Isidore's education and Leander's idea of education involved force and and lots of punishment. We know from Isidore's later accomplishments that he was very intelligent and hard-working, so it's difficult to understand why Leander thought abuse would work instead of patience. One day, the young Isidore couldn't take any more. He was frustrated by his inability to learn as fast as ...http://atonementparish.blogspot.com/2017/04/st-isidore-of-seville.html

The Catholic Child and Saint Joseph SHOWER OF ROSES - March 27, 2017 ... year... However, everyone pitched in and it came together so beautifully! We had such a nice family dinner to celebrate St. Joseph. My dear Child: If you love Jesus and Mary you will also love St. Joseph . Making Symbolic Rolls for this year's Saint Joseph's Altar Wine & Fruit • Symbolic Fig Pastries • Traditional Breads in Symbolic Shapes Mudica (Breadcrumbs) with Pasta • Fish • Italian Treats including Cream Puffs and Tiramisu A special gift to ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/eojD/~3/bzHexPhJQto/saint-joseph.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

If Today Were Not Ash Wednesday.... THE SPIRIT'S SWORD - March 1, 2017 ...I would be posting about St David's Day, Patron of Wales, with something like this: FLUELLEN Your majesty says very true: if your majesties is remembered of it, the Welshmen did good service in a garden where leeks did grow, wearing leeks in their Monmouth caps; which, your majesty know, to this hour is an honourable badge of the service; and I do believe your majesty takes no scorn to wear the leek upon Saint Tavy's day. KING HENRY V I wear it for ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheSpiritsSword/~3/vZua4g5sSpE/if-today-were-not-ash-wednesday.html

Welcome Back and Some Feast Day Celebrations CHERISHED HEARTS AT HOME - February 5, 2017 ... now that we are starting back to our 'scheduled' learning for the year I may be able to be more in this space and share what is happening in our lives. The first week of a learning year is always an easy start with three feast days in a row. St Brigid, Candlemas and St Blaise. Naturally we celebrated in regular style for us with good food, good reading and activities as well as sharing St Brigid with a special guest. We really do go all out for St Brigid- after all she is an Irish ...http://cherishedheartsathome.blogspot.com/2017/02/welcome-back-and-some-feast-day.html

St. Blaise and the Blessing of Throats JEAN M. HEIMANN - February 3, 2017 ... patron saint of: throat illnesses, animals, and veterinarians. As bishop, Blaise became a healer of souls and taught his people how to live a holy life by his example. His great virtues and sanctity were confirmed by many miracles. Crowds came to him for the cure of both bodily and spiritual afflictions. Agricola, the governor of Cappadocio, came to Sebaste to persecute Christians. His hunters discovered Blaise praying while seeking wild animals for the arena ...http://www.jeanmheimann.com/2017/02/st-blaise-blessing-throats/

St. Aldegund of Maubeuge: Patroness of Breast Cancer JEAN M. HEIMANN - January 30, 2017 January 30 is the feast of St. Aldegund of Maubeuge, a French Benedictine abbess who is the patron saint of breast cancer. She is also invoked against eye troubles, other types of cancer, childhood diseases, fever, wounds, and sudden death. Saint Aldegund, also known as Aldegonde, Aldegund, or Adelgondis, was born in 630 in Flanders in the province of Hainault which spanned the borders of modern Belgium and France. Saints Walbert and ...http://www.jeanmheimann.com/2017/01/st-aldegund-maubeuge-patroness-breast-cancer/