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The Beatification of Fr. Solanus Casey, OFM Cap.

(Detroit, Michigan) “Welcome to sunny Detroit,” was what soon-to-be Blessed Father Solanus Casey, OFM Cap. inspired me to say Saturday, November 17, 2017 as I greeted arriving buses full of pilgrims at the Solanus Casey Center at 1780 Mt. 443 more words

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Prayer to St Brigid, Patroness of Ireland

O God,

Who givest us joy by the power of the intercession of Blessed Brigid the Virgin,

graciously grant that we may be assisted by her merits by the example of whose chastity we are enlightened.

Through Christ our Lord.



Litany of St Columba

Lord, Have mercy.

Christ, Have mercy.

Lord, Have mercy.

Christ, Hear us.

Christ, Graciously hear us.

Holy Mary, Pray for us.

Queen of Angels, Pray for us. 299 more words


Litany of St Brigid

Lord, Have mercy.

Christ, Have mercy.

Lord, Have mercy.

Eternal Father, Have mercy on us.

Divine Son, Have mercy on us.

Holy Spirit, Have mercy on us. 262 more words


Early Irish Feminists With Holy Fire In Their Blood

Saint Moninne of Killeavey was one of Ireland’s earliest female saints. After vigorous instruction in the religious life, she founded a community, initially consisting of eight virgins and a widow with a baby, at Slieve Gullion, in what became, under the later colonial administration, County Armagh. 1,805 more words


Litany of The Irish Saints

To implore their protection in all our wants, but particularly for the existing  necessities of the Irish Church.

Lord, have mercy.

Christ, have mercy.

Lord, have mercy. 690 more words


Brigid, St. Bridget, and Kildare, Ireland

“Bridget” is the name that was bestowed upon me at birth. It’s not such an unusual name that people give you some quizzical look when you say it, but it’s rare enough that, in the course of my lifetime, I’ve only ever met a handful of other people who share it. 993 more words