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St. George A CATHOLIC LIFE - April 23, 2016 Saint George by Gustave Moreau. Español: San Jorge por Gustave Moreau. Galego: San Xurxo por Gustave Moreau Simple (1955 Calendar): April 23 Who was the real St. George? When St. George is mentioned, what often comes to mind is the image of the dragon slaying knight. But St. George's impact extends far beyond the tale of "dragon slayer." Many of the Christians in the Middle East in modern day Jordan are named George ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/myST/~3/0SpuvFTju7M/st-george.html
St. Katharine Drexel: Model of Charity CATHOLIC FIRE - March 2, 2016 Katharine Drexel at 16 Mother Drexel On March 3, the Church celebrates the feast of St. Katharine Drexel, an American heiress and socialite who shocked the world when at age 31, she abandoned her family's fortune to become a Roman Catholic nun and to found an order of sisters dedicated to serving the impoverished Blacks and American Indian populations of the United States. Using her inheritance of $7 million, she spent the next 60 years and an estimated $20 million ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/03/st-katharine-drexel-model-of-charity.html
Saint of the Day: Francis De Sales, Patron of Church Unity DA MIHI ANIMAS - January 24, 2016 ... ministry, the faithful chided him for having an aristocratic manner. In many ways, Francis' greatest achievements – such as the "Introduction to the Devout Life," an innovative spiritual guidebook for laypersons, or his strong emphasis on the role of human love in Christian devotion – represent successful attempts to re-integrate seemingly disparate "worldly" and "spiritual" realities into one coherent vision of life. Few people, however, would have predicted these achievements for ...http://salesianity.blogspot.com/2016/01/saint-of-day-francis-de-sales-patron-of.html
Celebrating the Feast of St. Stephen With Good King Wenceslas PHAT CATHOLIC APOLOGETICS - January 21, 2016 M any of you may have forgotten (I know I almost did!) that today is the Feast of St. Stephen, the first Christian martyr, who's life and death is accounted for us in Acts 6 and 7 . Well, a popular Christmas carol gives us a helpful reminder. Listen via the YouTube video below. Follow along with the lyrics underneath. Good King Wenceslas looked out On the feast of Stephen When the snow lay round about Deep and crisp and even Brightly shone ...http://phatcatholic.blogspot.com/2009/12/celebrating-feast-of-st-stephen-with.html
Saint Raymond of Peñafort, Patron of Lawyers CATHOLIC FIRE - January 7, 2016 January 7th is the optional memorial of Saint Raymond of Peñafort, a Spanish Dominican friar from the 13th century who served as the third Superior-General of the Order. He is the patron saint of lawyers, particularly canon lawyers. Raymond was born in Spain in 1175 and died there on January 6, 1275 at the age of 99. He was the gifted son of the count of Peñafort in Catalonia, ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/01/saint-raymond-of-penafort-patron-of.html