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The Feast Celebration of Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, the Archangels

    The liturgy celebrates the feast of these three archangels who are venerated in the tradition of the Church. Of the seven archangels, only three are named in Scripture.  Michael (Who is like God?) was the archangel who fought… Continue Reading →

Saint Wenceslaus, Martyr in Catholic Church (907 – 929)

    When the famous die young, their unwrinkled faces, dark hair, and youthful vigor are frozen in time, forever vital, forever attractive, forever young. Time is not given its chance to run over their skin like water over rocks…. Continue Reading →

Saint Lawrence Ruiz and Companions, Martyrs in Catholic Church (1600 -1637)

    Many lesser-known faces in the deep audience of saints bask in the soft glow of sanctity emanating from the more prominent “marquee” saints standing on stage. In the Church’s calendar of saints, these more obscure observers of the… Continue Reading →

Saint Vincent de Paul, Priest in Catholic Church (1581 – 1660)

      Founder of the Congregation of The Mission and The Daughters of Charity   St. Vincent was born on April 2nd, 1581 near Ranquine, southwest France to a peasant family. He was a highly intelligent youth. The town… Continue Reading →

Saint Cosmas and Saint Damian, Martyrs in Catholic Church

    The ancient walls of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem enclose the sacred ground where the life of Jesus Christ culminated in His death, burial, and resurrection. Both the modest hill of Calvary and the rock-cut… Continue Reading →

Saint Pius of Pietrelcina, Priest in Catholic Church (May 25, 1887 – September 23, 1968)

    In one of the largest such ceremonies in history, Pope John Paul II canonized Padre Pio of Pietrelcina on June 16, 2002. It was the 45th canonization ceremony in Pope John Paul’s pontificate. More than 300,000 people braved… Continue Reading →

Saint Jude Thaddeus, an Apostle of Jesus Christ

    Thursday is dedicated devotion to Saint Jude Thaddeus   St. Jude is the Catholic patron saint of hope and impossible causes, but did you know he was also one of Jesus’ original twelve Apostles? St. Jude—one of the… Continue Reading →

The Homily of Saint Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist

    Today The Holy Mother Church Worldwide Invites Us To Celebrate The Feast Of St Matthew An Apostle and An Evangelist: In His Homily Very Rev. Fr. Alphonsus Daniel Afina Enjoins us to emulate the life of St Matthew… Continue Reading →

Saint Mathew, Apostle and Evangelist in Catholic Church

    People leave their jobs for all sorts of reasons: more pay, better opportunity, a shorter commute. Today’s saint left his job for a better boss. Matthew was at work in the city of Capernaum, a bustling town with… Continue Reading →

Saint Andrew Kim Taegŏn, Priest, (August 21, 1821 – September 16, 1846); Saint Paul Chŏng Hasang and Companions, Martyrs  (1839 – 1867)

      Catholicism was not originally brought to the isolated Korean Peninsula by celibate missionaries who trekked over its remote borders or who landed on its far shores from the outside. Instead, native Korean intellectuals had heard interesting ideas… Continue Reading →

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