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Saint O'the Day - Martyrdom of Saint John the Baptist (Aug. 29th)

We’re on to our second week of school and the next set of Saints O’the Day.

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Prayer Of St. Richard Of Chichester

Thanks be to you, our Lord Jesus Christ,

for all the benefits which you have given us,

for all the pains and insults which you have borne for us. 24 more words

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Augustine of Hippo

August 28 is the day Augustine of Hippo is remembered, since he died on that date in the year 430. Augustine was a pastor in North Africa who was also a prolific writer. 865 more words

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In Search of the Desert Saints

Having recently departed the land of Moses and the wandering Jews, it came to mind that I should document some of my thoughts and the feelings from this incredibly desolate place.  367 more words

Transfige Prayer of St. Bonaventure

Most prayers in Latin are known by their first word. The Transfige is no exception. Transfige, in Latin, means “Pierce” (in the second person singular imperative). 662 more words

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The Patron Saint of Brewers

Today is the feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo, famed even among the heathens who surround us for his famous exclamation: Make me pure, Lord – but not yet! 243 more words

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St. Augustine of Hippo


St. Augustine was born in 354, at Tagaste in Africa. He was brought up in the Christian faith, but without receiving baptism. An ambitious school-boy of brilliant talents and violent passions, he early lost both his faith and his innocence. 253 more words

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