Category Archives: Patron Saints

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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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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Saint Aloysius Gonzaga

The life of Saint Aloysius Gonzaga, whom is known as the patron saint of youth, is a good example of virtue for young men. The following prayer acknowledges the trials and tribulations that young men face and asks the intercession … Continue reading

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Blessed Stefan Grelewski/ Blessed Casimir Grelewski – Brother Priests of Poland

The 1930’s into the 1940’s were tough years. There was unrest in many areas of the world, particularly in Europe. The evil of Nazism was spreading out of Germany… spewing its poison to the surrounding countries… borders were being threatened … 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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