Category Archives: Catholic Feast Days

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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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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Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord – August 6th

Gospel –  Matthew 17 :1 – 9 Jesus took Peter, James, and his brother, John, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. And he was transfigured before them; his face shone like the sun and his clothes became … Continue reading

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Saint John Mary Vianney – August 4 – First Friday

As we begin to prepare ourselves for the coming school year, busying ourselves with all the tasks that come with it, let us pause as we remember that today is First Friday and that we should be spending some quiet … Continue reading

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Saint Ignatius of Loyola – July 31st

  As we wind down these last days of July, we celebrate the Feast of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. Saint Ignatius of Loyola was born into a noble Spanish family. As a young boy he was greatly interested in doing … Continue reading

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Saint Maria Goretti – Memorial – July 6th

  As we make our way through the hottest part of the year….the blazing hot days of July, let us remember Saint Maria Gorreti and her desire to remain pure before the Lord.  So much so, that she was willing … Continue reading

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Feast of the Most Precious Blood of Jesus – July Dedication

In the Traditional Catholic Church, July 1st was recognized as the Feast of the Most Precious Blood of Jesus, instituted in 1849 by Pope Pius IX, then after Vatican II, this feast day was combined with the Feast of Corpus … Continue reading

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