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Lesser Known Saints

Quadragesimus (d. end of 6th century)
According to tradition he was a shepherd living in Italy who served as a subdeacon. Not much is really known about Quadragesimus but he is best known for one thing and that is raising a dead man to life. 394 more words


Believe It or Not, Superstitions Endure

As published in the Providence Sunday Journal on October 19, 2014.

Very superstitious, writing’s on the wall

Very superstitious, ladders ’bout to fall

Thirteen-month-old baby, broke the lookin’ glass… 728 more words


A Monk's Chronicle: 6 October MMXIV -- The Miracle of Ordinary Life

The Miracle of Ordinary Life

Miracles have a long and close association with sanctity in the Catholic tradition.  A lot of this rests on the Gospel accounts of Jesus, where his miracles were a sign that the Spirit of God had come to rest on him.   1,225 more words

Saint John's Abbey