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St. John Fisher and St. Thomas More – Martyrs – June 22nd

Each year in the Holy Catholic Church there are two saints who are recognized on June 22nd for their courage and there steadfastness against a government that had overstepped it’s authority and sought to usurp the power that the Church … Continue reading

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Feast of Our Lady of Perpetual Help June 27th

The image of Our lady of Perpetual Help is an image of Our Lady done in the Byzantine style. It is painted on wood with a gold leaf background. The wood was tested, and dates back to between 1325 – … Continue reading

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Solemnity of the nativity of Saint John the Baptist – June 24th

Jesus called John the greatest of all those who had preceded him: “I tell you, among those born of women, no one is greater than John…yet the least in the kingdom of God is greater than he.” (Luke 7:28). Luke … Continue reading

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Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus – June 23, 2017

“The term ‘Sacred Heart of Jesus’ denotes the entire mystery of Christ, the totality of His being, and His person…Devotion to the Sacred Heart calls for a fundamental attitude of conversion and reparation, of love and gratitude, apostolic commitment and … Continue reading

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The Gospel of Matthew 5: 43-48 Reading for June 20th

  43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ 44 But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, 45 so that you may be sons of your … Continue reading

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Feast of the Corpus Christi – The Body and Blood of Christ

The Feast of the Corpus Christi is the liturgical solemnity that celebrates the reality of the Eucharist being the actual Body and Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ, as given to  man on Holy Thursday at the Last Supper by … Continue reading

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Saint Aquilina – Martyr of Syria – June 13th

Throughout the history of the Church we have encountered many young children and many young adults, who were willing to forgo the  pleasures of the world…and were willing to sacrifice their comfortable lives and suffer great pains for their love … Continue reading

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