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St. Giles

Giles was born in Athens, Greece, in early times. Since his family was very rich, when his parents died, they left him a large fortune. He used this money to help the poor. 478 more words

Lives Of The Saints

Carissimi: Today's Mass; St. Giles, Abbot

S. Giles, Abbot; Commemoration of the Twelve Holy Brothers, Martyrs:┬áMissa “Os iusti”

ATHENS, in Greece, was the native city of St. Giles. He was of noble parentage, and devoted himself from early youth to piety and learning. 1,770 more words


Carissimi: Today's Mass; St Bernard of Clairvaux

St Bernard of Clairvaux, Abbot & Doctor of the Church; Com. Octave of the Dormition?Assumption:┬áMissa “In medio Ecclesiae

ERNARD was born at the castle of Fontaines, in Burgundy near Dijon, in 1090. 1,369 more words


Saint Bernard of Clairvaux: Oracle of the 12th Century by Abbe Theodore Ratisbonne

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux is a treasure of the Catholic Church. An abbot, confessor, and Doctor of the Church, his wisdom is beyond measure. Although always sickly, he seemed to accomplish in a day what many hope to accomplish in a lifetime; and always for the greater glory of God and His Church. 280 more words

Book Club

Failed Leadership: who scares spins vs. who cares wins

Would you more likely follow someone that’s a naysayer – or would you be more inspired by someone that makes a case for what seems improbable (or downright impossible)… I know what I’d be choosing.