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NFL Conference Championship preview

Welp, we’re finally here, the conference championship games!  We’ve been waiting all season long for these games. Let’s hope they are actually close.

This time, I’ll be picking who I think will win, and who I want to win. 142 more words

St Agnes' Day

I was going to write something like “St Agnus Dei” – but then I’ve been on Twitter too much.  Here is El Greco’s astonishing Madonna and Child with Saint Martina and Saint Agnes 7 more words


St. Agnes

St. Agnes was but twelve years old when she was led to the altar of Minerva at Rome, and commanded to obey the persecuting laws of Diocletian, by offering incense. 306 more words


St Agnes, V. M.

St. Agnes of Rome was born in 291 AD and raised in a wealthy Christian family. Due to Agnes beauty, her hand in marriage was highly sought after and had many high ranking men chasing after her. 639 more words

Hagiographies Of The Saints

Thoughts for January 21 (St Agnes) from Fr Willie Doyle

Even as a child I was convinced that one day God would give me the grace of martyrdom. When quite small I read and re-read every martyr’s life in the twelve volumes of Butler’s Lives of the Saints, and longed and prayed to be a martyr, and I have often done so ever since.

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