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Advent Weekday
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Advent Weekday

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4th Sunday of Advent
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4th Sunday of Advent

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St. John of the Cross
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St. John of the Cross

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St. John of the Cross, 1542-1591. THE father of St. John was discarded by his kindred for marrying a poor orphan, and the Saint, thus born and nurtured in poverty, chose it also for his portion. Unable to learn a trade, he became the servant of the poor in the hospital of Medina, while still […]

3rd Sunday of Advent
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3rd Sunday of Advent

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St. Lucy, Virgin and Martyr
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St. Lucy, Virgin and Martyr

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THE mother of St. Lucy suffered four years from an issue of blood, and medical help failed. St. Lucy reminded her mother that a woman in the Gospel had been healed of the same disorder. “St. Agatha,” she said, “stands ever in the sight of Him for Whom she died. Only touch her sepulchre with […]

Our Lady of Guadalupe
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Our Lady of Guadalupe

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Mesoamerica, the New World, 1521: The capital city of the Aztec empire falls under the Spanish forces. Less than 20 years later, 9 million of the inhabitants of the land, who professed for centuries a polytheistic and human sacrificing religion, are converted to Christianity. What happened in those times that produced such an incredible and […]

St. Damasus, Pope
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St. Damasus, Pope

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ST. DAMASUS was born at Rome at the beginning of the fourth century. He was archdeacon of the Roman Church in 355, when Pope Liberius was banished to Berda, and followed him into exile, but afterward returned to Rome. On the death of Liberius our Saint was chosen to succeed him. Ursinus, a competitor for […]

St. Juan Diego
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St. Juan Diego

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Juan Diego was born in 1474 in the calpulli of Tlayacac in Cuautitlán, a small Indian village some 20 km (12mi) to the north of Tenochtitlan (Mexico City). Another source indicated that Juan Diego was born on July 12, 1474. Conversion to Catholicism A farmer, landowner and weaver of mats, he witnessed the Spanish conquest of […]

Feast of the Immaculate Conception
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Feast of the Immaculate Conception

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ON this day, so dear to every Catholic heart, we celebrate, in the first place, the moment in which Almighty God showed Mary, through the distance of ages, to our first parents as the Virgin Mother of the divine Redeemer, the woman destined to crush the head of the serpent. And as by eternal decree […]

2nd Sunday of Advent
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2nd Sunday of Advent

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St. Nicholas, Bishop
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St. Nicholas, Bishop

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ST. NICHOLAS, the patron Saint of Russia, was born toward the end of the third century. His uncle, the Archbishop of Myra in Lycia, ordained him priest, and appointed him abbot of a monastery; and on the death of the archbishop he was elected to the vacant see. Throughout his life he retained the bright […]

First Friday.
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First Friday.

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St. John of Damascus
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St. John of Damascus

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Born at Damascus, about 676; died some time between 754 and 787.  Mansur was probably the name of John’s father. What little is known of Mansur indicates that he was a sterling Christian whose infidel environment made no impression on his religious fervour. Apparently his adhesion to Christian truth constituted no offence in the eyes […]

St. Francis Xavier
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St. Francis Xavier

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Francisco de Jasso y Azpilicueta was born in 1506 in Navarre, Spain.  As a young Spanish gentleman, in the dangerous days of the Reformation, he was making a name for himself as a Professor of Philosophy in the University of Paris.  He had seemingly no higher aim, when St. Ignatius of Loyola won him to […]

First Sunday of Advent
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First Sunday of Advent

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Ferial Day
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Ferial Day

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St. Catherine of Alexandria
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St. Catherine of Alexandria

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CATHERINE was a noble virgin of Alexandria, Egypt.  Before her Baptism, it is said, she saw in vision the Blessed Virgin ask her Son to receive her among His servants, but the Divine Infant turned away. After Baptism, Catherine saw the same vision, when Jesus Christ received her with great affection, and espoused her before […]

St. Andrew Dung-Lac, Priest, Martyr and Companions
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St. Andrew Dung-Lac, Priest, Martyr and Companions

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These 117 saints died under persecutions of Christians that in fact lasted from 1625 to 1886 and costed about 130.000 lives. The group consists of martyrs in the three Vietnamese kingdoms of Tonkin, Annam and Cochin China. Among the 117 were 96 Vietnamese and 21 foreign missionaries. Of the Vietnamese group were 37 priests and […]

Feast of Christ the King
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Feast of Christ the King

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34rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, From the dawn of civilization, kings have dreamed of possessing a world-wide dominion, a universal kingdom that would last forever.  Some have come close to conquering much of the known world: Alexander, Genghis Khan, Augustus Caesar, to name a few.  And some kingdoms have lasted a very long time, such […]

St. Cecilia, Virgin and Martyr
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St. Cecilia, Virgin and Martyr

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IN the evening of her wedding-day, with the music of the marriage-hymn ringing in her ears, Cecilia, a rich, beautiful, and noble Roman maiden, renewed the vow by which she had consecrated her virginity to God. “Pure be my heart and undefiled my flesh; for I have a spouse you know not of—an angel of […]

The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
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The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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RELIGIOUS parents never fail by devout prayer to consecrate their children to the divine service and love, both before and after their birth. Some amongst the Jews, not content with this general consecration of their children, offered them to God in their infancy, by the hands of the priests in the Temple, to be lodged […]

Ferial Day
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Ferial Day

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St. Rose Dushesne
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St. Rose Dushesne

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St. Rose Dushesne was born in Grenoble, France in 1769 and died in St. Charles, Missouri, 1852.   Scion of a prominent family, she joined the convent of the Visitation, without her family’s knowledge.  During the French Revolution her convent was suppressed, but in 1804 her community was incorporated into the Society of the Sacred Heart […]

Ferial Day
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Ferial Day

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