Category Archives: Catholic Feast Days

Saints Rufina and Secunda – Virgins and Martyrs

July 10th, the summer heat is upon us…and the temperatures are rising across the country… in some areas they are preparing for record heatwaves… One look at the Catholic calendar, and with the number of martyrs that are mentioned on … Continue reading

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Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

The birth of Saint John the Baptist is a special day in the Holy Mother Church. Because it is a Solemnity, and because it falls on a Sunday this year, it takes precedence over the celebration of the 12th Sunday … Continue reading

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Oh Sacred Heart of Jesus, I Place My Trust In Thee

  With the sweet fires of June’s heat bearing down on us, we are drawn, like moths,  to the Eternal Flame of Jesus’ Most Sacred Heart. It is a Flame of Love so powerful….that it literally reaches out to each … Continue reading

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Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

  The sign of the Cross.. In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. So simple…yet, so complete… the basis of the Christian faith…the foundation upon which all is built. One God, Three … Continue reading

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Pentecost Sunday – Breathe On Me, Oh Breath of God

First reading: Acts of the 2:1–11 When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled, they were all in one place together. And suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a strong driving wind, and it filled the entire house … Continue reading

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Saint Brendan the Navigator

Heroes. The history of the Catholic Church is chock full of them. Some of these heroes were pretty ordinary men, who with the grace of God wound up doing great heroic deeds. And others, well, their adventures  just beg for … Continue reading

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Saint Matthias – ‘The Twelfth Man’

Acts of the Apostles 1:20-26 20 “For,” said Peter, “it is written in the Book of Psalms: “‘May his place be deserted;     let there be no one to dwell in it,’ and, “‘May another take his place of leadership.’ 21 Therefore it … Continue reading

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