Saints

Saint of the Week (8/25/13 – 8/31/13)

Our saint of the week for this week is: St. Monica Feast Day: August 27 Monica was married through an arrangement to a violent-tempered pagan man, who was critical of Christians and their practices. Monica endured his outbursts with much patience, and her gentleness and kindness finally paid off: her husband accepted his wife’s faith … Continue reading »

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Saint of the Week (8/18/13 – 8/24/13)

Our saint of the week for this week is: Pope St. Pius X Feast Day: August 21 Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto was born in Venice on June 2,1835, and was the second of ten children born to Giovanni and Margarita Sarto. After he was ordained a priest in 1858, Fr. Sarto became chaplain at Tombolo fro … Continue reading »

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Saint of the Week (8/11/13 – 8/17/13)

Our saint of the week for this week is…………. Saint Maximilian Kolbe Feast Day: August 14 Maximilian was born in 1894 in Poland and became a Franciscan. He contracted tuberculosis and, though he recovered, he remained frail all his life. Before his ordination as a priest, Maximilian founded the Immaculata Movement devoted to Our Lady. … Continue reading »

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Saint of the Week (8/4/13 – 8/10/13)

Our Saint of the Week for this week is………….. Saint Edith Stein (Sr. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross) Feast Day: August 9 (Since she made clear to me that she wanted to be my patron saint (that story is told here), it would make sense that she would be our Saint of the Week.) ­čÖé … Continue reading »

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Saint of the Week (7/28/13 – 8/3/13)

We are starting a new weekly series, called (You guessed it) “Saint of the Week”. Every Monday, Dei Gratia (By the Grace of God), we will post a new article on the Saint whose feast day is that week. We will try to mix it up, by featuring some Saints who are well known, and … Continue reading »

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An Exposition of Sacred Relics

This past Monday, we had the opportunity to attend an Exposition of Sacred Relics at St. Mary Magdalen Parish in Everett. Treasures of the Church is a ministry of evangelization of the Catholic Church. It is run by Fr. Carlos Martins of the┬áCompanions of the Cross, and its purpose is to give people an experience … Continue reading »

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