Carissimi; Today’s Mass: St John Chrysostom

The holy Patriarch of Constantinople received his surname “Chrysostom (golden mouth)” because he was the most eloquent preacher and the most prolific writer of the Greek Church. He was persecuted by the empress Eudoxia and her courtiers. He died in exile A.D. 407…

Carissimi; Today’s Mass: St Polycarp of Smyrna

Saint Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna, was a disciple of Saint John. He wrote to the Philippians, exhorting them to mutual love and to hatred of heresy..

The Bread of Life Gives You Strength | St. Peter Julian Eymard

It was Jesus who adopted the name Bread of Life. And what a name! He alone could give it to

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The Conversion of St. Paul

St. Paul, known as the Apostle to the Gentiles, was born in the city of Tarsus, a Roman city, thereby

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St. Irenaeus of Lyon: Getting to know the new Doctor of the Church – Catholic World Report

Why has Pope Francis chosen Irenaeus to be our latest Doctor, and why will he name him Doctor of Unity?

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Carissimi; Today’s Mass: The Conversion of St Paul

The great Apostle Paul, named Saul at his circumcision, was born in Tarsus, the capital of Cilicia, and was by that privilege a Roman citizen, to which quality a great distinction and several exemptions were granted by the laws of the Empire. He was early instructed in the strict observance of the Mosaic law, and lived up to it in the most scrupulous manner. In his zeal for the Jewish law, which he believed to be the divine Cause of God, he became a violent persecutor of the Christians…

Carissimi; Today’s Mass: St Timothy of Ephesus

Saint Timothy was a convert of Saint Paul, born at Lystra in Asia Minor. His mother was a daughter of Israel, but his father was a pagan, and though Timothy had read the Scriptures from his childhood, he had never been circumcised. On the arrival of Saint Paul at Lystra the youthful Timothy, with his mother and grandmother, eagerly embraced the faith…

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Submitting To The Will Of God | St Bernard of Clairvaux – YouTube

The story of King Achaz, explained by St Bernard Submitting To The Will Of God | St Bernard of Clairvaux

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Carissimi; Today’s Mass: The Espousal of the Blessed Virgin Mary with St Joseph

January 23rd is the traditional day of the feast called “The Espousal of the Virgin Mary with St Joseph.” Although never on the general Calendar, it was kept by many religious orders, especially those with a particular devotion to the Virgin Mary, and on many local calendars…

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