Category Archives: Patron Saints

Our Lady of Guadalupe, Pray For Us

As we continue our advent journey, the Holy Mother Church is determined to remind us… determined to draw us closer to Christ by providing us with special feasts that point us in the direction of Our Blessed Mother… who in … Continue reading

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Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Today, as we get ready to enter into the second week of advent, the Church’s liturgical calendar calls us to pause on our headlong dive towards Christmas, with a reflective day to celebrate the Immaculate Conception of the Ever Virgin, … Continue reading

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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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