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Santa Catalina de Siena, 29 de Abril, Vidas Ejemplares

Santos del día 29 de abril:
Santa Catalina de Siena, virgen y doctora de la Iglesia (4 coms.) - Memoria litúrgica
calendario anterior:
30 de abril
patronazgo: patrona de Europa, Italia, Roma y Siena, de las enfermeras, lavanderas y secretarias parroquiales, de los moribundos, protectora contra los incendios, el dolor de cabeza y la peste.
can.: C: Pío II 29 jun 1461 país: Italia - n.: 1347 - †: 1380 hagiografía: «Vidas de los santos de A. Butler», Herbert Thurston, SI Fiesta de … [More]

Acts of the Apostles Catholic Scripture Study Class 4 (Part 4)

Thursday of the Fifth week of Easter
Acts of the Apostles 15:7-21.

After much debate had taken place, Peter got up and said to them, "My brothers, you are well aware that from early days God made his choice among you that through my mouth the Gentiles would hear the word of the gospel and believe.
And God, who knows the heart, bore witness by granting them the holy Spirit just as he did us.
He made no distinction between us and them, for by faith he purified their hearts. Why, then, … [More]

Days 6, 7, 8 & 9 Novena to Saint Catherine of Siena

Day 9 Novena to Saint Catherine of Siena
“My Nature is Fire”:
In your nature, eternal Godhead,
I shall come to know my nature.
And what is my nature, boundless love? It is fire, because you are nothing but a fire of love. And you have given humankind a share in this nature, for by the fire of love you created us. And so with all other people and every created thing; you made them out of love. O ungrateful people! What nature has your God given you? His very own nature! Are you not … [More]

San Luis María Grignon de Montfort, 28 de Abril, Vidas Ejemplares

Santos del día 28 de abril:
San Pedro Chanel, presbítero y mártir - Memoria litúrgica
protomártir y patrono de Oceanía
can.: B: León XIII 17 nov 1889 - C: Pío XII 12 jun 1954
país: Wallis y Futuna - n.: 1803 - †: 1841 hagiografía: Maristas San Pedro Chanel, presbítero de la Sociedad de María y mártir, que dedicó su ministerio a atender a campesinos y niños, pero enviado después con algunos compañeros a evangelizar Oceanía occidental, llegó a la isla francesa de Futuna,… [More]

Novena in Honor of St. Louis-Marie Grignon de Montfort (Beginning April 19 or 20)

Day 9 Novena in Honor of St. Louis-Marie Grignon de Montfort
Great Apostle and son of Our Lady, Saint Lous de Montfort, thy only desire was to set aflame the world with the love of Jesus, through Mary. Obtain for us then a perfect and constant devotion to Mary, that we may participate in the faith, hope and charity of Our Lady, and that we may receive the favor we ask of thee during this Novena, if they be beneficial to our immortal soul, and the souls for whom we pray (Here make … [More]

Acts of the Apostles Catholic Scripture Study Class 4 (Part 4)

Wednesday of the Fifth week of Easter
Acts of the Apostles 15:1-6.

Some who had come down from Judea were instructing the brothers, "Unless you are circumcised according to the Mosaic practice, you cannot be saved."
Because there arose no little dissension and debate by Paul and Barnabas with them, it was decided that Paul, Barnabas, and some of the others should go up to Jerusalem to the apostles and presbyters about this question.
They were sent on their journey by the church, and … [More]

Giubileo, Papa Francesco alla veglia di preghiera per "asciugare le lacrime"

In occasione della Veglia, sarà esposto alla venerazione dei fedeli nella Basilica di San Pietro il reliquiario della Madonna delle lacrime di Siracusa, legato al fenomeno prodigioso accaduto tra il 29 agosto ed il primo settembre del 1953,quando un quadretto di gesso, raffigurante il cuore immacolato di Maria, nella casa di una giovane coppia di sposi, Angelo Iannuso e Antonina Giusto, versò lacrime umane. Il reliquiario contiene parte delle lacrime scaturite miracolosamente dall'… [More]