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St. Justin Martyr: Apologist and Father of the Church JEAN M. HEIMANN - June 1, 2017 ... and cut close, shoots forth new suckers, and bears a greater abundance of fruit; so is it with us." – St. Justin Martyr "Philosophy is the knowledge of that which exists, and a clear understanding of the truth; and happiness is the reward of such knowledge and understanding" – St. Justin Martyr, Dialogue with Trypho, 3. Prayer to St. Justin Martyr St Justin Martyr, pray for us that we would defend the faith, not just in word, but in deed as you showed by your life and death as a ...http://www.jeanmheimann.com/2017/06/st-justin-martyr-apologist-father-church/

St. Bede the Venerable, "The Father of English History" BIG C CATHOLICS - May 24, 2017 There is very little that we know about this medieval scholar and saint. What information we have comes from the very end of the work for which he is best known, the Ecclesiastical History of the English People. In its closing paragraphs he notes that, at the age of seven, his family gave him into the care of the Benedictine monastery at Jarrow, England, where he remained for virtually the rest of his life. There, with "great delight," he lived the life of one of the ...http://www.bigccatholics.com/2017/05/st-bede-venerable-father-of-english.html

Commencement, Number Five's College Graduation ANA BRAGA-HENEBRY'S JOURNAL - May 23, 2017 ... for the transcripts of the speeches. Because of the rain we never got a whole group photo. We have her our gift at lunch before we headed back home. She had purchased the original OL Guadalupe painting in Peru, and we ordered a custom frame for ...http://anabragahenebrysjournal.blogspot.com/2017/05/commencement-number-fives-college.html

St. Rita of Cascia, Religious, Patron of the Impossible BIG C CATHOLICS - May 21, 2017 May 22nd, is the optional memorial of Saint Rita of Cascia. Most Catholics are familiar with Saint Jude as the patron saint of hopeless causes. What they might not know, however, is that there is another patron of the impossible, whose very life reflects faith in God despite difficult circumstances. She is St. Rita of Cascia. Born in Italy in 1381, Rita expressed an interest in religious life at a very ...http://www.bigccatholics.com/2017/05/st-rita-of-cascia-religious-patron-of.html

Cardinal: Consecrate Russia to "Immaculate Heart of Mary" BYZANTINE, TEXAS - May 19, 2017 ... disobedient rebellion before God, infinitely more horrible are the spiritual chastisements for they have to do with the fruit of grievous sin: eternal death," he said. He expressed agreement with one of the foremost Fatima scholars, Frère Michel de la Sainte Trinité, who said that the promised triumph of the Immaculate Heart of Mary undoubtedly refers firstly to "the victory of the Faith, which will put an end to the time of apostasy, and the great shortcomings of the Church's ...http://byztex.blogspot.com/2017/05/cardinal-consecrate-russia-to.html

St. Paschal Baylon, Saint of the Eucharist BIG C CATHOLICS - May 16, 2017 Detail, Saint Paschal Baylon's vision of the Eucharist , Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, c. 1767, London. Saint Paschal Baylon (1540 – 1592) was active during what is known as the Golden Age of the Church in Spain. Some of his contemporaries included Saint Ignatius of Loyola, Saint Francis Xavier, and Saint Teresa of Avila, however it is doubtful that Paschal would have considered himself their equal. One ...http://www.bigccatholics.com/2017/05/st-paschal-baylon-saint-of-eucharist.html

St. Peregrine Laziosi, the "Angel of Good Counsel" BIG C CATHOLICS - May 4, 2017 The story of Saint Peregrine Laziosi is actually one of two healings—the first occurring when he was a young man, and the second when he was in his mid-60s. Had the first healing not taken place, the second might not have, either. St. Peregrine was born around the year 1260 in Forli, Italy, the only son of an affluent and politically active family. Forli was part of the Papal States at the time, and was the center of a medieval partisan conflict over who should rule ...http://www.bigccatholics.com/2017/05/st-peregrine-laziosi-angel-of-good.html

Not Just Your Average Joe A CONCORD PASTOR COMMENTS - May 1, 2017 Joseph the carpenter in The Nativity Story St. Joseph is the patron saint of all workers ... Do you know someone who needs a job? someone who's overworked? We pray for them today... Think of those workers around the world who are underpaid and abused. We pray for them today... Think of all those whose work benefits you and your comfort, safety and liberty. We pray for them today... Think of those who have no job. We pray for them today... Think of those ...http://concordpastor.blogspot.com/2017/05/not-just-your-average-joe.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 ...http://www.bigccatholics.com/2017/04/20-quotations-from-saint-john-baptist.html

Saint John the Baptist De La Salle, Patron of Teachers BIG C CATHOLICS - April 6, 2017 April 7th, is the optional memorial for Saint John Baptist de la Salle. He was born at Rheims, France in 1651, became a member of the cathedral chapter at Rheims when he was sixteen, and was ordained a priest in 1678. Soon after ordination he was put in charge of a girls' school, and in 1679 he met Adrian Nyel, a layman who wanted to open a school for boys. Two schools were started, and Canon de la Salle became dedicated to the field of education. He took an interest in ...http://www.bigccatholics.com/2017/04/saint-john-baptist-de-la-salle-patron.html

Celebrating the Feast of Saint Patrick SHOWER OF ROSES - March 24, 2017 ... Friday this year, plus they were gone all of St. Patrick's Day for their first golf tournament of the season! Christ be with me, Christ within me, Christ behind me, Christ before me, Christ beside me, Christ to win me, Christ to comfort and restore me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me, Christ in quiet, Christ in danger, Christ in hearts of all that love me, Christ in mouth of friend and stranger. Our kids decided that our annual Shamrock Cinnamon Rolls (also pictured here ) were too much of ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/eojD/~3/4q9gLUeabOQ/saint-patrick.html

New: "Saint Aloysius Gonzaga, S.J.: With an Undivided Heart" INSIGHT SCOOP THE IGNATIUS PRESS BLOG - March 22, 2017 Now available from Ignatius Press: Saint Aloysius Gonzaga, S.J.: With an Undivided Heart by Silas Henderson Saint Aloysius Gonzaga (1568-1591) was a prince of the Holy Roman Empire who renounced his titles and wealth to serve God and the Church as a member of the Society of Jesus. While he lived a short life and is honored as the patron saint of youth, Saint Aloysius invites all Christians to reflect on ...http://insightscoop.typepad.com/2004/2017/03/new-saint-aloysius-gonzaga-sj-with-an-undivided-heart.html

St. Joseph, Spouse of the Virgin Mary and Patron of the Universal Church JEAN M. HEIMANN - March 20, 2017 Today is the solemnity of St. Joseph, spouse of the Virgin Mary, foster father of Jesus, and patron of the universal Church. On May 31, we honor St. Joseph as the patron of workers. Most of the reliable information on St. Joseph is contained in the first two chapters of the Gospels of Matthew and Luke. Here we discover that Joseph was of royal descent from David, that the family was from Bethlehem in Judea and that Joseph, who was a builder, had moved ...http://www.jeanmheimann.com/2017/03/st-joseph-spouse-virgin-mary-patron-universal-church/

"Samuel and Daniel, Though Young, Judged the Elders": Traditionalism As a Youth Movement NEW LITURGICAL MOVEMENT - March 20, 2017 The progress of centuries has often returned to the Rule of St. Benedict as a repository of timeless wisdom, capable of guiding any community of God-seekers to peace and holiness. One cannot help but be struck by the way Benedict emphasizes that the young monks' voices ought to be given a fair hearing. Benedict was not exactly egalitarian (he frequently counsels the beating of the refractory, for example), but he recognized, with St. John Cassian, that age does ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheNewLiturgicalMovement/~3/4R1CWyuZC4U/samuel-and-daniel-though-young-judged.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

Saint Dominic Savio, Student of Don Bosco BIG C CATHOLICS - March 9, 2017 March 10th, the Church celebrates the optional memorial of Saint Dominic Savio (1842 - 1857), the 19th century boy-saint. This brilliant student noted for his personal piety, died at the age of fifteen. He was one of the great hopes of Saint John Bosco for the future of his congregation. Dominic was canonized in 1954. He was one of ten children of Carlo and Birgitta Savio. Carlo was a blacksmith and Birgitta was a seamstress. When Don Bosco ...http://www.bigccatholics.com/2017/03/saint-dominic-savio-student-of-don-bosco.html

Oscar Romero: Prophet of Hope - Roberto Morozzo Della Rocca BOOK REVIEWS AND MORE - March 7, 2017 ... university courses. There are some who hold him up as a patron of liberation theology. There were other that considered him too close to the government. But in reality neither extreme could really claim him as their own; for in fact first and foremost he was a follower of Christ, and tried to be faithful to that above all else. This book written by Roberto Morozzo della Rocca, and translated by Michael J. Miller, was extensively researched. The controversies examined from a ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/BookReviewsAndMore/~3/pGZk5iSOj4w/oscar-romero-prophet-of-hope-roberto.html

St. Colette: Abbess, Mystic, Reformer JEAN M. HEIMANN - March 6, 2017 The saint of the day for March 6 is St. Colette, founder of the Poor Clare Colettines . She is the patron saint of expectant mothers and unborn babies, of childless couples who long to conceive, and of sick children. Colette was a miracle baby, born to parents over sixty years of age, who had been praying for a child to Nicholas of Myra. Born at Corbie in Picardy, France in 1381, Nicolette was named in honor of St. Nicholas and was known by ...http://www.jeanmheimann.com/2017/03/st-colette-abbess-mystic-reformer-2/