Category: Saint of the Day

May 18, About Today for Tuesday of the 7th week of Easter

May 18 Saint John I, Pope and Martyr Optional Memorial Pope Saint John I was a Tuscan pope elected to the papacy in 523 A.D. In his time, Arian kings and Christian rulers were warring. Byzantine Emperor Justin I had recently declared an anti-Arian decree, Latin and Greek Churches had come to allegiance, and the… Enter Prayer

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May 15, About Today for Saturday of the 6th week of Easter

May 15 Saint Isidore, Farmer Optional Memorial Saint Isidore was a poor Spanish farmer born in 1070 A.D. He lived the greater part of his life in service to the wealthy landowner Juan de Vargas. Saint Isidore is remembered for his devotion to daily Mass, working as hard as three men, and his marriage to… Enter Prayer

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May 14, About Today for St. Matthias, Ap

May 14 Saint Matthias, Apostle Feast “And they prayed and said, ‘Lord, who knowest the hearts of all men, show which one of these two thou hast chosen to take the place in this ministry and apostleship from which Judas turned aside, to go to his own place’” (Acts 1:24-25). [1] St. Matthias started following… Enter Prayer

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May 13, About Today for Ascension of the Lord or Our Lady of Fatima

The Ascension of the Lord or Ferial Day, Thursday in Easter Solemnity The Feast of the Ascension of the Lord may be celebrated today or on the following Sunday. This holy solemnity, which the Acts of the Apostles 1:3 situates forty days after the Resurrection, commemorates Jesus’ return to his Father in heaven.[1] This solemn… Enter Prayer

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May 03, About Today for Sts. Philip & James, Ap

May 3 Philip and James, Apostles Feast “The next day Jesus decided to go to Galilee. And he found Philip and said to him, ‘Follow me’” (Jn 1:43). [1] St. Philip was one of Jesus’ early disciples. Jesus called to him, Philip followed, and Philip invited Nathanial to join Jesus, too. Some Greeks came to… Enter Prayer

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Liturgy of the Hours (iBreviary)

Prayers to St. Peregrine

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