Category Archives: Patron Saints

Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary – October 7th – The Battle of Lepanto

We have all heard the controversy that surrounds the term ‘radical Islamist terrorist’. There are many Muslims who live within the United States and defend their faith as being one of peace, but if one were to review the teachings … Continue reading

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Becoming an Instrument of God’s Peace – The Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi

As the United States is caught in a violent grasp of terror, watching the reports of a senseless shooting in Las Vegas…watching the horrific images of people running and screaming…. we find ourselves wrought with fear and trepidation…Our hearts filled … Continue reading

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Saint Padre Pio of Pietrelcina – Sept. 23rd

Saint Padre Pio is perhaps one of the most widely recognized saints from modern times. Having been born in 1887, he died in 1968, just forty nine years ago. There has been much written about this holy and humble saint. … Continue reading

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The Passion of Saint John the Baptist- August 29th

  A few days ago in the Holy Mother Church we celebrated the Passion and martyrdom of Saint John the Baptist.  Earlier, in June, we celebrated the birth and nativity of Saint John. In the history of the Church very … Continue reading

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Saint Augustine of Hippo – August 28

Yesterday we read about the life of Saint Monica, who spent the majority of her adult life praying, fasting and doing penance for her family particularly her husband and her son Augustine. Sometimes, as parents, when we look at our … Continue reading

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Pope Saint Pius X – August 21, 2017

Today we take a glimpse into the life of one of the Church’s most holy Popes, Saint Pope Pius X. He was a strong man that didn’t mince words when it came to defending the Faith that Christ had handed … Continue reading

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Saint Maximilian Kolbe -August 14, 2017

Today we celebrate the life of Raymond Kolbe, or Saint Maximilian, who was born in Poland, in the year 1894, during the Russian occupation. His family was poor, but despite the forced oppression, they remained devoted to the Faith.  Both … Continue reading

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