January 24, 2017 § Leave a comment
Bishop of Geneva and Doctor of the Church
Born August 21, 1567
Died December 28, 1622
Feast Day January 24
Author of: Introduction to the Devout Life among others.
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Image :Français : Saint François de Sales donnant à sainte Jeanne de Chantal la règle de l’ordre de la Visitation.
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St Vincent of Saragossa
Feast Day January 22, 2016
Born 3rd Century
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“As Christ has His work, we too have ours; as He rejoiced to do His work, we must rejoice in ours also.” ~St John Neumann
January 4, 2016 § Leave a comment
Portrait of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton – The Filicchi Portrait
Born: August 28, 1774
Died: January 4, 1821
Feast Day: January 4th
The first native-born citizen of the United States to be canonized.
“The first end I propose in our daily work is to do the will of God; secondly, to do it in the manner he wills it; and thirdly to do it because it is his will. -St. Elizabeth Ann Seton “
January 2, 2016 § Leave a comment
St Basil the Great ~ Born 329 Died 379 ~ Feast Day January 2nd.
“Troubles are usually the brooms and shovels that smooth the road to a good man’s fortune; and many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away hunger.” + St. Basil the Great
St Gregory of Nazianzus ~ Born 329 Died 390 ~ Feast Day January 2nd.
Let us treasure up in our soul some of those things which are permanent – not of those which will forsake us and be destroyed, and which only tickle our senses for a little while.
+ Gregory of Nazianzus
January 1, 2016 § Leave a comment
Mary of the Veil ~ Carlo Dolci
Today is the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God and a Holy Day of Obligation.
Memorare of St. Bernard
Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary,that never was it known that anyone who fled to thy protection, implored thy help, or sought thine intercession was left unaided. Inspired by this confidence, I fly unto thee, O Virgin of virgins, my mother; to thee do I come, before thee I stand, sinful and sorrowful. O Mother of the Word Incarnate, despise not my petitions, but in thy mercy hear and answer me.