Thought for the Day – 2 February – The Purification of Our Lady — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Thought for the Day – 2 February – Meditations with Antonio Cardinal Bacci (1881-1971) The Purification of Our Lady “In the Gospel narrative of St Luke (Cf 2:22-31), another character also appears.He intrudes upon the scene without any apparent right to be there but, he had been inspired by God.This is the old and saintly […]Thought … Continue reading Thought for the Day – 2 February – The Purification of Our Lady — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Quote/s of the Day – 15 January – … Learn from me, for I am meek and humble of heart …’ Matthew 11:29 — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Quote/s of the Day – 15 January – Readings: Phillippians 3:7-12, Matthew 11:25-34 “Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meek and humble of heartand you will find rest for your souls…” Matthew 11:29 “For in prosperity,a man is often puffed up with pride,whereas tribulations chastensand humbles him through suffering […]Quote/s … Continue reading Quote/s of the Day – 15 January – … Learn from me, for I am meek and humble of heart …’ Matthew 11:29 — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Saint of the Day – 14 January – St Godfrey of Cappenberg (c 1097-1127) — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Saint of the Day – 14 January – St Godfrey of Cappenberg (c 1097-1127) Friar of the Order of St Norbert (the Premonstratensians or Norbertines), Husband and Father, Monk and Founder of Monasteries, Apostle of the Sick and the poor. Born in c 1097 at Cappenberg Castle, Westphalia, Germany and died on 13 January 1127 […]Saint … Continue reading Saint of the Day – 14 January – St Godfrey of Cappenberg (c 1097-1127) — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Saint of the Day – 5 January – Saint Emiliana of Rome (6th Century) — AnaStpaul Reblog)

Saint of the Day – 5 January – Saint Emiliana of Rome (6th Century) Virgin, Recluse, Mystic. Patronage – single laywomen. Also known as – Aemiliana, Emilian, Emilienne. The Roman Martyrology states: “In Rome, commemoration of Saint Emiliana, Virgin, Aunt of Pope Saint Gregory the Great, who, shortly after her sister Tarsilla, also returned to […]Saint … Continue reading Saint of the Day – 5 January – Saint Emiliana of Rome (6th Century) — AnaStpaul Reblog)

Saint of the Day – 3 January – Saint Blitmund of Bobbio (Died 660) — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Saint of the Day – 3 January – Saint Blitmund of Bobbio (Died 660) Monk, Abbot, Founder of Monasteries and Churches, miracle-worker. Born in the late 6th Century in the Dauphiné region of modern France and died in 660 of natural causes. Also known as – Blitmund of St-Valéry, Blitmund of Leuconay, Blitmund of Picardië, […]Saint … Continue reading Saint of the Day – 3 January – Saint Blitmund of Bobbio (Died 660) — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Cry ‘God for Harry, England, and Saint Edmund!’ — Reflections (Reblog for November 20)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/7tsFQTgphS0?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en&autohide=2&wmode=transparent Last Friday was St Georges day. The now Patron Saint of England. My Reflection this week is that he wasn’t always such. That honour once held by Edmund. King of East Anglia in the 9th century AD. A devout Christian (believed born on Christmas Day 841), he fought alongside Alfred the Great against the … Continue reading Cry ‘God for Harry, England, and Saint Edmund!’ — Reflections (Reblog for November 20)

Saint of the Day – 5 February – Saint Avitus of Vienne (c 450-c 518) Bishop — AnaStpaul (Reblog)

Saint of the Day – 5 February – Saint Avitus of Vienne (c 450-c 518) Bishop of Vienne, Poet, Confessor and Defender of the Mysteries of the Faith against heretics, writer. Avitus was a distinguished Bishop of Vienne, in Gaul, from 490 to about 518, though his death is placed by some as late as […]Saint … Continue reading Saint of the Day – 5 February – Saint Avitus of Vienne (c 450-c 518) Bishop — AnaStpaul (Reblog)