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MISSION POSSIBLE: Prayer for saints' intercession.

Question: Who are this ‘great cloud of witnesses’ who are all around us? (Hebrews 12:1) Are they not the many saints that make up the heavenly host? 1,160 more words



Having recently returned from Italy, where images of sacrifice surrounded me, I find myself contemplating sacrifice and suffering.  In the midst of co-leading a pilgrimage, I saw everywhere biblical images of sacrifice (Abraham and Isaac, Jesus), as well as images of saints who sacrificed wealth, health, and life itself. 433 more words

Examining Old School Anime: Cosmic Power of Saints

Here’s a link to an article I wrote reflecting about how Christian saints differ from the saints of Saint Seiya, aka the Knights of the Zodiac… 16 more words


Celtic Saint of the day 27th May

Augustine of Canterbury

First Archbishop of Canterbury, Apostle of the English; date of birth unknown; d. 26 May, 604. Symbols: cope,pallium, and… 4,009 more words

Feasts And Commemorations

St. Augustine of Canterbury

Augustine was prior of the monastery of St. Andrew on the Coelian, and was appointed by St. Gregory the Great chief of the missionaries whom he sent to England. 216 more words


False Ecumenism in the East: a betrayal to the martyrs

In the Catholic East, it is not uncommon to hear that we are the “Eastern Orthodox Church in communion with Rome” or “we are the voice of the Orthodox Church in communion with Rome.” … 1,537 more words

Church History

Saint Augustine of Canterbury

It was in the year 597 that Pope Saint Gregory the Great sent Saint Augustine and a group of Benedictine monks from Rome to convert the English.  281 more words