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The Spirituality and Miracles of St. Clare of Assisi CATHOLIC FIRE - August 11, 2016 August 11 is the memorial of St. Clare, one of my favorite saints. She was the first woman to follow the life of radical poverty practiced by St. Francis of Assisi and is the co-founder of the Poor Clares. Although I am not a Franciscan, I have had Franciscan friends, clergy, and spiritual directors instruct me on the beauty of St. Clare's spirituality. I have also learned a great deal from reading about her over the years. Clare and Francis ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/08/the-spirituality-and-miracles-of-st.html
St. Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr CATHOLIC FIRE - August 10, 2016 By Jean M. Heimann August 10 is the feast of St. Lawrence, deacon and martyr. Lawrence was one of the seven deacons of the Church of Rome. In 258, he was martyred along with Pope Sixtus II and other deacons. St. Lawrence was in charge of caring for the poor and had a great love for the destitute and the needy. He was the distributor of alms and "keeper of the treasures of the Church" during a time when Christianity was proclaimed illegal. The Prefect of Rome, a greedy ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/08/st-lawrence-deacon-and-martyr.html
St. Anthony of Padua (1195-1231) BATTLE BEADS BLOG - June 13, 2016 ... Franciscan martyrs went through the Portuguese city where he was stationed, he was again filled with an intense longing to be one of those closest to Jesus himself: those who die for the Good News. So Anthony entered the Franciscan Order and set out to preach to the Moors. But an illness prevented him from achieving that goal. He went to Italy and was stationed in a small hermitage where he spent most of his time praying, reading the Scriptures and doing menial tasks. The call ...http://battlebeads.blogspot.com/2016/06/st-anthony-of-padua-1195-1231.html
St. Norbert, Bishop CATHOLIC HOTDISH - June 3, 2016 ... of bishops by secular rulers. Norbert was moved by the Pope's firm adherence to spiritual principles, and it proved to be the beginning of his conversion. A year later Norbert was riding his horse, caught in a thunderstorm, struck by lightning, and thrown from his mount. Spared, he experienced a conversion like St. Paul. Norbert resigned his position with the Emperor and withdrew to the Benedictine Abbey of Siegberg outside of Cologne for a period of penance, fasting, and prayer. At the end of ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/CatholicHotdish/~3/8fzGZX91BUw/