Category Archives: Patron Saints

Saint Teresa of Calcutta

Dear Jesus, help me to spread Thy fragrance everywhere I go. Flood my soul with Thy spirit and love. Penetrate and possess my whole being so utterly that all my life may only be a radiance of Thine. Shine through … Continue reading

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The Passion of St. John the Baptist

When we say the ‘Passion of St, John the Baptist’… Just what does this mean?… Well, the word passion is actually derived from the Latin word ‘patior’ which means to suffer. It is often the word associated with Christ’s suffering … Continue reading

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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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The Unraveling of Our Moral Fiber

  As members of a society that share common bonds, one could argue that as citizens of a particular country, we wrap ourselves in a common cloth… we share a common thread… A thread that has begun to unravel… And … Continue reading

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Saint Thomas the Apostle – ‘Doubting Thomas’

Gospel of John 20 :24-29 Now Thomas, one of the twelve, who is called Didymus, was not with them when Jesus came. 25 The other disciples therefore said to him: We have seen the Lord. But he said to them: … Continue reading

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Solemnity of St. Peter and St. Paul

  The Coward and the Killer. Think about it. Two of the greatest saints in the history of the Church, were literally nothing without God. As they set about their own lives,  they floundered about. In the case of Peter, … 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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