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Saint of the day 20150306

06 March

SAINT COLETTE

Virgin

(+ 1447)

After a holy childhood, Colette joined a society of devout women called the Beguines; but not finding their state sufficiently austere, she entered the Third Order of St. 406 more words

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Recommended Reading: The Diaries of Joseph and Mary

March is the Month of St. Joseph. What better time to enjoy a little historical fiction starring the Holy Family?

Dennis P. McGeehan’s book, The Diaries of Joseph and Mary… 250 more words

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Why Gloria Dump is Everyone's Favorite

“But you’re the nicest person I know,” I told her.

“Don’t mean I haven’t done bad things,” she said.

Try this experiment: Approach any random group…

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Saint of the day 20150228

28 February

SAINTS ROMANUS and LUPICINUS

Abbots

(5th century)

Romanus at thirty-five years of age left his relatives and spent some time in the monastery of Ainay at Lyons, at the great church at the conflux of the Saône and Rhone which the faithful had built over the ashes of the famous martyrs of that city; for their bodies being burned by the pagans, their ashes were thrown into the Rhone, but a great part of them was gathered by the Christians and deposited in this place. 591 more words

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LENT: God And His Saints, by Evelyn Underhill

From Concerning the Inner Life

The inner life means an ever-deepening awareness of all this: the slowly growing and concrete realization of a Life and a Spirit within us immeasurably exceeding our own, and absorbing, transmuting, supernaturalizing our lives by all ways and at all times.   413 more words

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Saint of the day 20150227

27 February

SAINT LEANDER

Bishop

(c. 540-596)

St. Leander was born of an illustrious family at Carthagena in Spain. He was the eldest of five brothers, several of whom are numbered among the Saints. 393 more words

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