Saint John the Apostle and Evangelist

c. Early First Century–c. 100 December 27—Feast Third Day in the Octave of Christmas Liturgical Color: White Patron Saint of authors, loyalty, and friendship Outside of Christianity, there are few reasons to believe God is love Saint Jerome, while living in Palestine in the late 300s, relates a touching anecdote [...]

December 13th, 2021|0 Comments

Saint Lucy

Saint Lucy of Syracuse, Virgin and Martyr December 13—Memorial Liturgical Color: Red Patron Saint of virgins, the blind, and Syracuse, Sicily A garden enclosed, no man would lock her in his embrace Today’s saint is one of only eight women (Mary included) commemorated in Eucharistic Prayer I: “Felicity, Perpetua, Agatha, [...]

December 13th, 2021|0 Comments

Saint Thomas of Canterbury

Saint Thomas Becket, Bishop and Martyr 1119–1170 December 29—Optional Memorial Liturgical color: White (Red only where celebrated as a Feast) Patron Saint of the clergy Murder in the Cathedral! Four knights hustled down the nave of England’s Canterbury Cathedral, weighed down with tackle, and found the church’s strong man. Eyes [...]

September 17th, 2021|0 Comments
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