Category: optional memorial

Feb 21, About Today for Thursday of the 6th week of Ordinary Time

February 21 Saint Peter Damian, Bishop and Doctor Optional Memorial St. Peter Damian, Bishop and Doctor of the Church, was born to a poor family in central Italy in 1007. His older brother, a priest, provided for his education and St. Peter Damian became a professor. In his late twenties, he joined a Benedictine hermitage… Enter Prayer

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Feb 11, About Today for Monday of the 5th week of Ordinary Time

February 11 Our Lady of Lourdes Optional Memorial Today we remember the apparition of Our Lady of Lourdes to little Bernadette Soubirous in 1858. This 14-year-old girl saw the Blessed Virgin Mary standing in a small grotto. Initially, few believed her account but the young girl returned for eighteen apparitions of Our Lady. At times,… Enter Prayer

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Feb 08, About Today for Friday of the 4th week of Ordinary Time

February 8 Saints Jerome Emiliani, Priest and Josephine Bakhita, Virgin Optional Memorial St. Jerome was born in Venice in 1481. In 1518, he was ordained a priest after his service in the army ended. St. Jerome made it his priority to minister to the less fortunate, especially orphans, the infirm, and fallen women. Throughout Northern… Enter Prayer

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Oct 24, About Today for Wednesday of the 29th week of Ordinary Time

October 24 Saint Anthony Mary Claret Optional Memorial St. Anthony Mary Claret was born near Barcelona in 1807. The son of a wool manufacturer, he became a weaver; but at age 22, he decided to enter a seminary. After ordination, he discovered his heart for missionary work. In 1848, he traveled to the Canary Islands… Enter Prayer

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Oct 23, About Today for Tuesday of the 29th week of Ordinary Time

October 23 Saint John of Capistrano, Priest Optional Memorial St. John of Capistrano was born in Italy in 1385. As a teen, he studied law in Perugia where he received high marks. After graduation, he was made governor of Perugia by King Ladislaus of Naples. When war broke out between Perugia and Sigismondo Malatesta of… Enter Prayer

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