April 27: OUR LADY OF MONTSERRAT. AV + text. Virolai hymn.


April 27: OUR LADY OF MONTSERRAT Legend tells that in the year 880, on a Saturday night when the sun was going down over Montserrat, some boy shepherds saw a bright light coming down from the sky, accompanied by beautiful music. The following Saturday they returned with their parents. And the vision came to them…

Jan. 25: THE CONVERSION OF ST. PAUL AV summary + text.


January 25 THE CONVERSION OF ST. PAUL AV summary + text. The conversion of Saul of Tarsus, while he was on his way to Damascus to arrest more Christians (c. 33 to 36), is one of the most touching miracles of the history of the early Church: Paul ceased persecuting the Church and became a…

Nov. 30: ST. ANDREW, APOSTLE


November 30: ST. ANDREW, APOSTLE Dear brethren in Christ, Happy Feast of St. Andrew. Born at Bethsaida, he was a disciple of John the Baptist before he became a follower of Christ. He is a man who longed for the Coming of the Messiah. He is characterized by his promptness to follow Christ and his…