Feast. It is only just that, with the triumphant spread of the salubrious devotion to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus throughout the world, we also pay fervent worship to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, throne of grace, whose devotion… Continue Reading →
Abbot and Doctor. (1091-1153). He is, non other than the founder, the admirable propagator and the most illustrious ornament of the Cistercian Order, the guide of the twelfth century, the promoter of the Second Crusade, a formidable controversialist, a fruitful… Continue Reading →
Martyr. A fifteen-year-old boy who was beheaded for being a Christian in Palestrina, Italy, in the year 275. V: Saint Agapitus.A: Pray for us. Info of the Saint: Feast August 18 Born 3rd century AD Died 267 AD or 274 ADPalestrina,… Continue Reading →
Confessor. Of the Order of Preachers (Dominicans), he missioned for forty years to Austria, Poland and Scandinavia; he ruled and propagated his Order, and wrought innumerable wonders. V: Saint Hyacinth.A: Pray for us. Info of the Saint: Feast August 17… Continue Reading →
Catholic Feast. Today is the day to purify our spirit and prepare it to celebrate the glorious triumph of the Mother of God. V: Most Blessed Mother.A: Pray for us.
Confessor. A hermit in the fourth century, he fought the Arians and, imprisoned in his home for six months, rested with a death similar to martyrdom. V: Saint Eusebius.A: Pray for us.
Martyrs. Saint Hippolytus, converted and baptized by Saint Lawrence, gave his life for Christ, dragged by wild horses. Saint Cassian, a schoolmaster, was handed over by the tyrant to his own disciples, who tormented him terribly. V: Saints Hippolytus and… Continue Reading →
Virgin. Led by St. Francis, she founded the second Franciscan Order for women, called Poor Clares, of great austerity and poverty, and widely propagated in the Church. She worked great wonders in life; Among others, she contravened the Saracens’ attack… Continue Reading →
Martyrs. Tiburcio, son of the Prefect of Rome, walked unharmed through the flames, and said to his executioners: “That you may know, that the only God is that of Christians. “ Saint Tiburcio He died unjustly beheaded in the year… Continue Reading →
Martyr. He was a Roman soldier, who, admiring the courage of Saint Lawrence, asked to receive baptism and went ahead first to receive the crown of martyrdom. V: Saint Roman.A: Pray for us.
Confessor. (1786-1859). In the middle of the 19th century, the humble priest of the village of Ars, of little brightness for ecclesiastical studies, but intimately united with God through prayer, penance and the exercise of pastoral zeal, carried out for… Continue Reading →
Martyrs. Twenty-three Martyrs, lead by the Deacon Saint Cyriacus and his two companions, presented their necks to the hangman’s ax in the last and most terrible of the Roman persecutions in the year 303. V: Saint Cyriacus and companions.A: Pray… Continue Reading →
Bishop and Martyr. Bishop of Arezzo in Tuscany, he was beheaded by order of Emperor Julian the Apostate in 362. V: Saint Donatus.A: Pray for us.
Martyrs The men trembled before the barbarous persecution of the prefect Publio Daciano; But two boys and brothers who attended school, Justus, age seven, and Pastor, age nine, spontaneously appeared in court. Beaten and their bodies whipped, the two lambs… Continue Reading →