Category Archives: Patron Saints

Praying to End Human Trafficking – Saint Josephine Bakhita

The scourge of human trafficking is a real threat to women and children all over the world, particularly in countries where women are still treated as subclass humans. It used to be a problem that was far away, a problem … Continue reading

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Feast of Saint Blaise

As we begin this shortest month of the year, we have already started off with several feast days as well as the secular holiday of ground hog’s day, a day in which many hold their breath to see if some … Continue reading

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What Makes a Good Christian – Saint John Bosco – January 31st

  In this day and age where many are falling away from the Faith at an alarming pace… particularly our young people, it would be a wise idea for us to read up on this holy saint, Saint John Bosco. … Continue reading

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How God’s Truth Led to the Conversion of St. Paul

    Unfortunately, we all seem to know someone who doesn’t like the Catholic Church. Either a little…or a lot. Some will even go as far as to say that they hate it. And honestly, they really might. So many … Continue reading

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Following the Straight and Arrow – Saint Sebastian – January 20th

There have been some pretty tough times in the history of the Catholic Church, perhaps none so much as the the period known as the Great Persecution, which happened under the Roman Emperor Diocletian. Wanting to renew the worship of … Continue reading

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2nd Day of Christmas – Feast of Saint Stephen the Martyr – Dec. 26th

“On this second day of Christmas, my True Love gave to me, two turtle doves….and a partridge in a pear tree…” It is a familiar Christmas carol…one that is quite long and  fun to sing when you have a house … Continue reading

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St. Juan Diego and the Miraculous Image of Our Lady of Guadalupe

When the Spaniard Cortez landed in Mexico, he not only brought with him soldiers to conquer the land for Spain, he also brought with him Franciscan priests to convert and ‘conquer’ the native people for God, who were at the … Continue reading

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