Category Archives: Catholic Feast Days

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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Saint Joseph the Worker – May 1st

With flowers blooming and the snows of winter finally coming to an end, the month of May brings with it, signs of rebirth, and the realization of the promises of spring. Because of the warmer weather, in many cultures May … Continue reading

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Saint Fidelis Sigmaringen

Here’s a hard fact…as Catholics, we sometimes like to think that we are the ‘good Christians’ ….the ‘better’ Christians, because we are Catholic… Of course there is basis in this… but only because Christ instituted this Church, and so in … Continue reading

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The Feast of the Annunciation of the Lord

  Gospel of Luke 1: 26-38 The angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man named Joseph, of the house of David, and the virgin’s name was Mary. … Continue reading

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Saint John Payne – Called By God

This past Holy Saturday, in the late hours after the world had gone dark, the Church celebrated the Easter Vigil Mass. It is the same every year…it begins outside with the burning of a large fire, which the priest blesses. … Continue reading

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Holy Saturday or Sabbatum Sanctum

Holy Saturday or Sabbatum Sanctum…. is a day of great anticipation…we have made it to the final day of our Lenten journey. Like Good Friday, there is no celebration of Mass today. The Church will remain empty until dark….the altar … Continue reading

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