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Saint Marianne Cope – 23 January 2017

Image source: Saint Marianne Cope – Franciscan Media

Bl. MARIANNE COPE (1838-1918)

Virgin, Professed Sister of St Francis,
missionary to leprosy patients

Barbara Koob (now officially “Cope”) was born on 23 January 1838 in SE Hessen, West Germany. 155 more words

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Protestant album finds some very Catholic inspiration

Tennessee-based Christian singing duo David Leonard and Leslie Jordan – known as All Sons & Daughters – decided to dive into the hymns, poetry, and great figures of ages past in their latest album Poets & Saints. 348 more words


St. Nennius, or Nennidhius, Abbot in Ireland

January 17

St. Nennius, or Nennidhius, Abbot in Ireland DESPISING the vanities of the world, though of the race of the monarchs of Ireland, from his youth made the science of the cross of Christ the sole object of his ambition; and to engrave in his heart the lessons which our divine Redeemer taught by that adorable mystery, was the centre of all his desires.

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Let's make 2017 the Year of the Saints

After a year of reflecting on different Scripture passages every week, I think it’s only fair to share my favorite Scripture passage—at least my favorite of the last few years: 1,188 more words


Celtic-St. Kentigern Mungo - 13 January 2017

Saint Kentigern alias Mungo

Saint Mungo appears in the crest of Glasgow’s coat of arms along with his miracles.

Died 13 January 614
Glasgow, Kingdom of Strathclyde… 287 more words
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Do Catholics worship statues?

Do Catholics worship statues or images?


Catholics use statues, paintings, and other artistic devices to recall the person or thing depicted. Just as it helps to remember one’s mother by looking at her photograph, so it helps to recall the example of the saints by looking at pictures or statues of them. 587 more words