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Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary August 22

  On the 11th of October in 1954, Pope Pius XII established the Feast of the Queenship of Mary to be celebrated throughout the world, and commanded that on that day each year, the world should renew its consecration to … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Knock – August 21st

On the evening of August 21st, 1879, at roughly 8 p.m.  at the Saint John the Baptist Church in Knock Ireland, there appeared in a blaze of light, the Blessed Mother, Saint Joseph and Saint John the Evangelist. The images … Continue reading

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Pope Saint Pius X – August 21, 2017

Today we take a glimpse into the life of one of the Church’s most holy Popes, Saint Pope Pius X. He was a strong man that didn’t mince words when it came to defending the Faith that Christ had handed … Continue reading

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Saint Maximilian Kolbe -August 14, 2017

Today we celebrate the life of Raymond Kolbe, or Saint Maximilian, who was born in Poland, in the year 1894, during the Russian occupation. His family was poor, but despite the forced oppression, they remained devoted to the Faith.  Both … Continue reading

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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – August 15th – Holy Day of Obligation

“Today the liturgy invites us to contemplate Mary, taken up body and soul into heaven. By a special privilege, she was enriched by divine grace from the moment of her conception, and Christ, who ascended to the right hand of the … Continue reading

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Memorial of Saint Clare of Assisi – August 11

  On August 11th, in the Holy Mother Church we celebrate the Memorial of Saint Clare of Assisi. Her story has the beginnings of nobility and wealth…a life of accommodation was laid before her, but as we shall soon discover, … Continue reading

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Saint Dominic de Guzman – August 8th

As we make our way through the hot days of August…longing for the cool days to return, we encounter on our journey of saints, Saint Dominic de Guzman. He was born in Spain in the year 1170. His mother, Blessed … Continue reading

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