Monthly Archives: February 2017

Getting Ready For Lent- Shrove Monday

Today in the Traditional Catholic Church it is known as Shrove Monday and is part of shrovetide, or the days leading up to Lent in which the faithful are to obtain absolution of their sins. The word shrove actually derives … Continue reading

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Feb. 25th – Feast of Saints Luigi Versiglia & Callistus Caravario- Martyrs of China

Saints Luigi Versiglia and Callistus Caravario were two Italian Salesian missionary priests in China who were killed on February 25th, 1930 while traveling on a ship that was overtaken by pirates. Saint Luigi was born in 1873 and was 12 … Continue reading

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A Day For Remembering Dad

Today would have been the 76th birthday of my dad, who passed away in September of 2014, after a great deal of suffering from cancer and all that comes with it. We will be heading to the Basilica to celebrate … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Polycarp -Bishop and Martyr

St.Polycarp was a 2nd century Bishop and is recognized in the Eastern Orthodox, the Oriental Orthodox, the Catholic, Anglican and the Lutheran churches. His name ‘Polycarp’ means ‘much fruit’ in Greek.He was an actual disciple of St. John the Apostle. … Continue reading

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Yes, God is Calling You

As Catholics we believe that it is our responsibility to instill the Faith of the Holy Mother Church when raising our children. We have them baptized as infants and we take them to Mass, where they are in the very … Continue reading

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Feast of the Chair of St. Peter the Apostle – Feb. 22

Today in the Holy Mother Church, as we celebrate this great Feast of the Chair of St. Peter, we not only honor Peter, the first Pope,but also the unbroken line of the Papacy.  We honor The Magisterium of the Church, … Continue reading

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St. Peter Damian- February 21, 2017

When we look to the saints as role models for our behavior and our attitude towards life, we should stop and reflect on this pious saint whose love of the Lord allowed him to overcome many great obstacles and burdens … Continue reading

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