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The Sixteen Blessed Teresian Martyrs of Compiègne

The Sixteen Blessed Teresian Martyrs of Compiègne

Guillotined at the Place du Trône Renversé (now called Place de la Nation), Paris, 17 July, 1794. They are the first sufferers under the French Revolution on whom the Holy See has passed judgment, and were solemnly beatified 27 May, 1906. 716 more words

The Humility of Mary

The Humility of Mary

Taken from the Glories of Mary
by Saint Alphonsus Liguori
with Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur, 1931

“Humility,” says St. Bernard, “is the foundation and guardian of virtues;” and with reason, for without it no other virtue can exist in a soul. 1,921 more words

Labors of the Apostles

Labors of the Apostles

Imprimatur by Joannes J. Glennon, 1916

First Years of the Church (A.D. 30-42)

On Pentecost, the harvest feast of the Jews, the Holy Ghost descended on the assembled Apostles and disciples. 1,649 more words

Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Our Lady of Mount Carmel

(1251)

According to the most ancient Carmelite chronicles, the Order has its origins with the disciples of the prophets Elias and Eliseus. 432 more words

Saint Henry

Saint Henry

King of Germany and Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (972-1024)

Henry the Pious or the Lame, Duke of Bavaria, was born in 972, and bore his father’s name. 721 more words

The Day the Sun Danced inspired by dVerse

A Quadrille — In the Haibun, Haiku style — just 44 words

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The Day the Sun Danced

A story to tell; so true!
Witnessed by 70,000 just like you. 40 more words

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Saint Bonaventure

Saint Bonaventure

Cardinal-Bishop, Doctor of the Church
(† 1274)

Born in Tuscany in 1225, this frail child was given the name of John at his baptism. 607 more words