Category Archives: Patron Saints

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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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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Saint Matthias – ‘The Twelfth Man’

Acts of the Apostles 1:20-26 20 “For,” said Peter, “it is written in the Book of Psalms: “‘May his place be deserted;     let there be no one to dwell in it,’ and, “‘May another take his place of leadership.’ 21 Therefore it … Continue reading

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May – The Month of the Blessed Mother

With the flowers all abloom and the sweet fragrance of roses in the air, it is easy to see how our thoughts and hearts turn to our Mother, the Blessed Virgin Mary, Queen of Heaven and of earth. During this … Continue reading

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