"Everyone who belongs to the Truth hears my voice…" (John 18:37)

Tag: martyrs

St. Agnes

St. Agnes Born: 291 AD in Rome Martyred: 304 AD in Rome Canonized: 4th-5th Century AD Feast Day: January 21st  Patronage: Virgins, Chastity, Betrothed Couples, The Girl Guides, Gardeners Near the renowned Piazza Navona in the heart of ancient Rome is the magnificent Church of Sant’Angese in Agone (St. Agnes in Agony). The construction of… Read More ›

“Adventus Rex” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

2nd Sunday of Advent (Bar 5:1-9; Lk 3:1-6) “Adventus Rex”  PDF Version Homily for the 2nd Sunday of Advent, Year C (2018): Bar 5:1-9; Lk 3:1-6 The word Advent has its origins in the Latin word Adventus, which translates into the Arrival or the Coming of someone of great importance. In Ancient Rome, the term Adventus… Read More ›

St. Anthony of Padua, O.F.M. – June 13th

Feast Day: June 13 Born: August 14, 1195 in Lisbon, Portugal Died: June 13, 1231 in Arcella (Padua), Italy Canonized: May 30, 1232 (Feast of Pentecost) in Spoleto, Italy by Pope Gregory IX Declared Doctor of the Church: January 16,1946 by Pope Pius XII Patronage: Especially seekers of lost articles, but also American Indians; amputees;… Read More ›