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Pope Saint Pius X - August 21, 2017

Today we take a glimpse into the life of one of the Church’s most holy Popes, Saint Pope Pius X. He was a strong man that didn’t mince words when it came to defending the Faith that Christ had handed down. 856 more words

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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary - August 15th - Holy Day of Obligation

Today the liturgy invites us to contemplate Mary, taken up body and soul into heaven. By a special privilege, she was enriched by divine grace from the moment of her conception, and Christ, who ascended to the right hand of the Father, opened the doors of his kingdom to her, first among human creatures. 126 more words

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Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord - August 6th

Gospel –  Matthew 17 :1 – 9

Jesus took Peter, James, and his brother, John,
and led them up a high mountain by themselves.
And he was transfigured before them; … 683 more words

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Saint John Mary Vianney - August 4 - First Friday

As we begin to prepare ourselves for the coming school year, busying ourselves with all the tasks that come with it, let us pause as we remember that today is First Friday and that we should be spending some quiet prayerful time at Mass and in adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. 1,078 more words

Saint Ignatius of Loyola - July 31st

As we wind down these last days of July, we celebrate the Feast of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. Saint Ignatius of Loyola was born into a noble Spanish family. 707 more words

Saint Maria Goretti - Memorial - July 6th

As we make our way through the hottest part of the year….the blazing hot days of July, let us remember Saint Maria Gorreti and her desire to remain pure before the Lord.  794 more words

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Feast of the Most Precious Blood of Jesus - July Dedication

In the Traditional Catholic Church, July 1st was recognized as the Feast of the Most Precious Blood of Jesus, instituted in 1849 by Pope Pius IX, then after Vatican II, this feast day was combined with the Feast of Corpus Christi, which in 1969 officially was changed to the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ. 1,069 more words

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