St John Vianney, the “Curé D’Ars,” is the patron saint of priests and parish clergy. His feast day is 4 August, the day you should also pray for your parish priest. St John Vianney’s life is ever an inspiration. He was born into a peasant family in the small town of Dardilly on 8 May
Today’s memorial was formerly a memorial only in honour of Saint Martha. However, on 2 February 2021, Pope Francis expanded this memorial to include Martha’s sister and brother, Mary and Lazarus. Thus, today we celebrate these three siblings together. Why do we have this memorial honoring all three of these siblings together? When this memorial
This Thursday, 22 July, is the feast of Mary Magdalene, one of the greatest women to ever live. She is a great example to us all. Far too often, individuals are labelled by their sins and not by what they did to overcome them. We know from scripture that Mary Magdalene had seven demons cast
On 29 June the Church celebrates the feast day of two great saints, Saint Peter and Saint Paul. Peter and Paul are known as the two pillars of the Church. Their lives were very different but both overcame weakness; St Peter denied Christ and St Paul persecuted the Church. Both repented and worked tirelessly to
Amen I say to you, there hath not risen among them that are born of women a greater than John the Baptist: yet he that is the lesser in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he. – Matthew 11:11 This Thursday, 24 June, is the Solemnity of the Nativity of St John the Baptist.