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St. Ignatius of Laconi: Man of Charity and Humility JEAN M. HEIMANN - May 11, 2017 The saint of the day for May 11th is St. Ignatius of Laconi, a Capuchin Friar. Born on December 18, 1701 the second of seven children, to a poor Italian farming family, he received the name Francis Ignatius Vincent after St. Francis of Assisi, who had interceded for his safe delivery at birth. In turn, his mother promised the saint that she would name her unborn baby Francis and that he would join the Capuchins as an ...http://www.jeanmheimann.com/2017/05/st-ignatius-laconi-man-charity-humility/

Saint Damien of Molokai, Priest and Missionary BIG C CATHOLICS - May 9, 2017 Joseph De Veuster, the future Father Damien, was born at Tremelo in Belgium, January 3rd, 1840. His was a large family and his father was a farmer-merchant. When his oldest brother entered the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts (called 'Picpus' after the street in Paris where its Generalate was located), his father planned that Joseph should take charge of the family business. Joseph, however, decided to ...http://www.bigccatholics.com/2017/05/saint-damien-of-molokai-priest-and.html

St. Magdalene of Canossa, Foundress JEAN M. HEIMANN - May 8, 2017 The saint of the day for May 8th is St. Magdalene of Canossa, virgin, foundress of the Canossian Family of Daughters and Sons of Charity (1774-1835). Magdalene of Canossa was born in 1774, the second child of a noble family from Verona, the Marquis Octavius Canossa and Countess Maria Terese Szluha. During her early childhood, Magdalene experienced deep suffering. At the age of five, her father died in a geological expedition and her ...http://www.jeanmheimann.com/2017/05/st-magdalene-canossa-foundress/

Easter Baskets on Easter Sunday SHOWER OF ROSES - May 8, 2017 ... with new missal or bible covers from MissalCovers.com purchased with that credit I mentioned in yesterday's post . I don't think a day has passed when I haven't seen at least one of the t-shirts on one of our children. The older boys had gotten a couple Catholic T-shirts last year as well, along with some fun t-shirts for Christmas, so I knew they'd love them. They are also really enjoying their subscription to the Catholic T-Shirt Club ! Manual for Spiritual Warfare (with his name embossed on ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/eojD/~3/j3VYkZGjlgs/easter-baskets.html

The Repose of St Alexis Toth BYZANTINE, TEXAS - May 7, 2017 ... appointed secretary to the Bishop of Presov and also Administrator of the Diocesan Administration. He was also entrusted with the directorship of an orphanage. At Presov Seminary, Father Toth taught Church History and Canon Law, which served him well in his later life in America. St Alexis did not serve long as a professor or an administrator, for the Lord had a different future planned for him. In October, 1889 he was appointed to serve as ...http://byztex.blogspot.com/2017/05/the-repose-of-st-alexis-toth.html

Be Sealed With the Holy Spirit DARWINCATHOLIC - May 6, 2017 Today Julia, age 13, will be confirmed. She's taking Josephine Bakhita for her confirmation saint. Julia first heard about St. Josephine last year at our parish's Vacation Bible School, when I had to write up a small bio of her as our Saint of the Day: I was born in the Sudan, in Africa, around the year 1869. I had a happy childhood, but when I was nine I was kidnapped and forced into ...http://darwincatholic.blogspot.com/2017/05/be-sealed-with-holy-spirit.html

Saint Rose Venerini, Educator and Foundress BIG C CATHOLICS - May 6, 2017 ( In 2017, this feast is superseded by the Sunday liturgy. ) May 7th, the Church celebrates the optional memorial of Saint Rose Venerini (or Rosa), the 18th century Italian educator and foundress who greatly advanced the education and catechesis of girls and women, despite tremendous opposition. Sometimes it turns out that the things we think we are called to do in life are not precisely what God has in mind for us. As St. Rose ...http://www.bigccatholics.com/2017/05/saint-rose-venerini-educator-and.html

St. Pius V, the Pope of Lepanto ATONEMENTONLINE - April 30, 2017 Pope St. Pius V -- Michael Ghislieri -- was born into a poor family on 17 January 1504. He spent his childhood working as a shepherd, until he entered the Dominican Order at the age of fourteen. His keen intelligence served well, and eventually he was ordained as a bishop, ultimately occupying the Throne of St. Peter. St. Pius V lived in times much like our own. The Council of Trent took place during his lifetime, and as is the case with ...http://atonementparish.blogspot.com/2017/04/st-pius-v-pope-of-lepanto.html

St. Catherine of Siena, Virgin and Doctor of the Church BIG C CATHOLICS - April 28, 2017 April 29th, is the memorial of Saint Catherine of Siena (1347 – 1380), the 14th century virgin, visionary and Doctor of the Church. Catherine di Benincasa was born the twenty-fifth child of Giacomo and Lapa di Benincasa in Siena, Italy. At the age of 6, she began to experience mystical visions including seeing angels. She consecrated her virginity to Christ when she was just 7 years old. Catherine defied her ...http://www.bigccatholics.com/2017/04/st-catherine-of-siena-virgin-and-doctor.html

St. Gianna Beretta Molla: Doctor, Wife, and Mother JEAN M. HEIMANN - April 28, 2017 October 4, 1922 – April 28, 1962 If you must choose between me and the baby, no hesitation; Choose—and I demand it—the baby, Save him!" Gianna Beretta Molla was an Italian pediatrician, wife, and mother who refused to have either an abortion or hysterectomy when she was pregnant with her fourth child. Doctors had discovered in the second month of her pregnancy a fibroma tumor in her uterus. As a doctor, ...http://www.jeanmheimann.com/2017/04/st-gianna-beretta-molla-doctor-wife-mother/

St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen ATONEMENTONLINE - April 23, 2017 St. Fidelis was born Mark Rey and took the name of "Fidelis" when he joined the Capuchin Order at the age of 35 in 1612. He was born at Sigmaringen, a town in modern-day Germany. He studied law and philosophy at Freiburg. St. Fidelis subsequently taught philosophy at the University of Freiburg, ultimately earning a "doctor of laws". During his time as a student he did not drink wine, and wore a hair-shirt. ...http://atonementparish.blogspot.com/2017/04/st-fidelis-of-sigmaringen.html