Category: Saint of the Day

Aug 15, About Today for Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

August 15 The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Solemnity “’Finally the Immaculate Virgin, preserved free from all stain of original sin, when the course of her earthly life was finished, was taken up body and soul into heavenly glory, and exalted by the Lord as Queen over all things, so that she might be… Enter Prayer

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Aug 14, About Today for St. Maximilian Kolbe, P & M

August 14 Saint Maximilian Mary Kolbe, Priest and Martyr Memorial Today the Church honors St. Maximilian Kolbe; a Polish Franciscan priest, international publisher of Marian devotion and 20th century martyr. At age 13, he entered a Franciscan minor seminary, becoming ordained at age 24. He held doctorates in theology and philosophy. In 1917, he led… Enter Prayer

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Aug 13, About Today for Thursday of the 19th week of Ordinary Time

August 13 Saints Pontian, Pope, and Hippolytus, Priest, Martyrs Optional Memorial St. Pontian was Bishop of Rome from 230 – 236 A.D. St. Hippolytus, a prominent theologian, was a theological opponent and rival of several of Pontian’s predecessors and of Pontian himself. Hippolytus criticized them regarding their understanding of the Trinity and what he considered… Enter Prayer

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Aug 12, About Today for Wednesday of the 19th week of Ordinary Time

August 12 Saint Jane Frances de Chantal, Religious Optional Memorial St. Jane was born in Dijon, France in 1572. Her father was a supporter of Henry IV and the president of the Parliament of Burgundy. At age 20, she married Baron de Chantal. They had four children, before a shooting accident left St. Jane widowed…. Enter Prayer

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Aug 11, About Today for Tuesday of the 19th week of Ordinary Time

August 11 Saint Clare, Virgin Memorial Saint Clare was born in the 12th century in Assisi, Italy. The eldest daughter of the Count of Sasso-Rosso, her upbringing was sophisticated yet pious. In her late teens, Saint Clare heard Saint Francis of Assisi preach and it ignited in her a desire to follow Christ in a… Enter Prayer

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Liturgy of the Hours (iBreviary)

Prayers to St. Peregrine

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