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Saint Lucy

December 9, 2021

St. Lucy (283-304) was born in Syracuse, Sicily, where she also died. She was of a noble Greek family, and was brought up...Read more

Gaudete Sunday

December 9, 2021

On this, the third Sunday of Advent or Gaudete Sunday, we sense a definite mood change. The austerity of what can be a...Read more

Saint John of the Cross

December 4, 2021

Saint John of the Cross’ Story

John is a saint because his life was a heroic effort to live up to...Read more

Immaculate Conception

November 29, 2021

The Catholic Church teaches that the Blessed Virgin Mary was immaculately conceived, that is, from the time of her conception in her mother’s...Read more

Saint Andrew, Apostle

November 26, 2021

On Nov. 30, Catholics worldwide celebrate the feast of St. Andrew, apostle and martyr. A fisherman from Bethsaida and brother of Simon Peter,...Read more

Saint Alexander Briant

November 26, 2021

Alexander Briant (1556-1581) was a diocesan priest who entered the Jesuits just before he was executed. He studied at Oxford where one his...Read more

St Osmund

November 26, 2021

The son of a Norman count, Henry of Seez, Osmund came to England in the wake of William the Conqueror, his mother’s half-brother....Read more

Honouring Sunday

November 22, 2021

During the pandemic, public worship was suspended for a time and there have been restrictions on parish life. As a result, people have...Read more

Saint Andrew Dung-Lac

November 16, 2021

Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and Companions’ Story

Andrew Dung-Lac, a Catholic convert ordained to the priesthood, was one of 117 people martyred...Read more

Saint Cecilia

November 16, 2021

St. Cecilia's family was one of the principle families of Rome. According to the cultural custom of the time, Cecilia's family betrothed her to...Read more