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Saint Teresa of Jesus MOUNT CARMEL - October 14, 2016 ... are a variety of commentaries written about these books and you can check them out at http://www.icspublications.com/ . I got to know St. Teresa in 1984 after I graduated from College. My favorite reading is her Way of Perfection . It deals with the subject of prayer. I also like The Interior Castle when I am trying to analyze what mansion I may be in! Although the Way of Perfection was written for her nuns and is tailored to those living a solely ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/MountCarmel/~3/AxGZOH39tsw/saint-teresa-of-jesus.html
St. Thomas of Villanova, Father of the Poor A CATHOLIC LIFE - September 22, 2016 Double (1955 Calendar): September 22 St. Thomas of Villanova (1488-1555), whose feastday we celebrate on September 22nd, is the great saint of the Spanish Renaissance and good friend of Emperor Charles V. St. Thomas joined the Hermits of St. Augustine, where his heroic qualities soon marked him for responsible offices in his community and then for ecclesiastical honor as archbishop of Valencia. He was truly a man of infinite charity in word ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/myST/~3/-fMpEd6G6Zo/st-thomas-of-villanova-father-of-poor.html
St. John Chrysostom, Doctor of the Church CATHOLIC FIRE - September 13, 2016 ... studied law as a young man, but then went off to the mountains and became a hermit for several years. In 381, he became a deacon and was later ordained as a priest and served in his native city of Antioch. It was there that his powerful and eloquent oratory earned him the title "Chrysostom" (golden-mouthed). His homilies ranged from the Gospels to personal conversion to the moral reformation of society. He delivered 88 sermons alone on the Gospel of St. John. ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/09/st-john-chrysostom-doctor-of-church.html
St. Raymond Nonnatus, Patron of Expectant Mothers, Midwives, and Newborn Babies CATHOLIC FIRE - August 31, 2016 The saint of the day for August 31 is St. Raymond Nonnatus. He is the patron of expectant mothers, midwives, obstetricians, infertile couples, and newborn babies. Raymond was born at Portella, Catalonia, Spain in 1204, the son of wealthy parents. He was delivered by cesarean section when his mother died in childbirth. Hence his name non natus (not born). In his childhood, ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/08/st-raymond-nonnatus-patron-of-expectant.html
St. Lawrence of Brindisi, Doctor of the Church CATHOLIC FIRE - July 20, 2016 ... Capuchin Franciscan to be honored as a Doctor of the Church. One of the most famous theologians of the sixteenth century, Saint Lawrence is renowned for his comprehensive refutation of the doctrines of Martin Luther. St. Lawrence was born at Brindisi, in the kingdom of Naples, Italy, on July 22, 1559 and named Caesar de Rossi. He took the name Lawrence when he became a Capuchin Franciscan at the age of sixteen. While still a ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/07/st-lawrence-of-brindisi-doctor-of-church.html