Tag Archives: Jesus Christ

Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul

St. Paul was born at Tarsus, Cilicia, of Jewish parents who were descended from the tribe of Benjamin. He was a Roman citizen from birth. As he was “a young man” at the stoning of Stephen and “an old man” … Continue reading

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Saint Agnes, Virgin and Martyr

St. Agnes was a Roman girl who loved Jesus so much that she chose only him for her husband. She was very beautiful and when she was just twelve years old, many young men wished to marry her. But as … Continue reading

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St. Simeon

In Luke’s Gospel, chapter two, Joseph and Mary bring Jesus to the Temple in Jerusalem. That is where they meet Holy Simeon. The holy man had waited patiently for the Lord to grant him a request: he wanted to live … Continue reading

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The Exaltation of the Cross

Today we celebrate our love for Jesus and show him how grateful we are through our respect for the cross. The cross was once the greatest symbol of shame. Criminals preferred to be killed by the sword instead of dying … Continue reading

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St. Paulinus of Nola, Bishop

St. Paulinus was born in Bordeaux, France. His father was a governor and a wealthy landowner. Paulinus received a good education and became a famous lawyer and poet. He traveled in France, Spain and Italy, wherever work or pleasure took … Continue reading

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St. Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop and Martyr

The second Bishop of Antioch, Syria, this disciple of the beloved Disciple John was consecrated Bishop around the year 69 by the Apostle Peter, the first Pope. A holy man who was deeply loved by the Christian faithful, he always made it his special care to defend “orthodoxy” … Continue reading

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