Nov. 22: ST. CECILIA, Virgin and Martyr.

November 22: Saint Cecilia, Virgin and Martyr [Memorial] St. Cecilia is the patroness of musicians because, as she was dying, she sang to God. She is one of seven women, excluding the Blessed Virgin, commemorated by name in the Canon of the Mass. It was long supposed that she was a noble lady of Rome…

Sept. 26: SAINTS COSMAS AND DAMIAN, Martyrs.

Sept. 26: Sts. COSMAS AND DAMIAN, Martyrs [Optional Memorial]   They were twins, born in Arabia, and practised the art of healing in the seaport Ægea, now Ayash (Ajass), on the Gulf of Iskanderun in Cilicia, Asia Minor, and attained a great reputation. They accepted no pay for their services and were, therefore, called anargyroi,…

Sept. 19: ST. JANUARIUS, Bishop and Martyr. Patron of Naples, Italy.

Sept. 19: ST. JANUARIUS Bishop and Martyr Patron of Naples, Italy. St. Januarius (Italian: Gennaro), also known as Januarius I of Benevento, was a Bishop of Benevento and is a martyr and saint of the Roman Catholic and the Eastern Orthodox Churches. It is claimed that he died during the Great Persecution[2] which ended with…

August 14. ST. MAXIMILIAN KOLBE, O.F.M. Conv. Martyr, Apostle of Consecration to Mary. Patron Saint of Prisoners, of those struggling against Drug Addiction, Pro-Life Movement, and Radio Reporters.

August 14.ST. MAXIMILIAN KOLBE, O.F.M. Conv.Martyr, Apostle of Consecration to Mary.Patron Saint of Prisoners, of those struggling against Drug Addiction, Pro-Life Movement, and Radio Reporters OUTLINE FILIAL LOVE TO OUR LADY BRIEF PROFILE DEATH AT AUSCHWITZ Today we celebrate the memorial of St. Maximilian Kolbe, a man with a huge heart and a tremendous operative…