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Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Early in the fourth century St. Helena, mother of the Roman Emperor Constantine, went to Jerusalem in search of the holy places of Christ's life. She razed the second-century Temple of Aphrodite, which tradition held was built over the Savior's tomb, and her son built the Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher over the tomb. During…
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St. Theresa of Calcutta

Feast Day: September 5 Patron of World Youth Day Birth: 1910 Death: 1997 Beatified By: Pope John Paul II “By blood, I am Albanian. By citizenship, an Indian. By faith, I am a Catholic nun. As to my calling, I belong to the world. As to my heart, I belong entirely to the Heart of Jesus. ”…
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The Passion of St. John the Baptist

Feast Day: August 29th St. John the Baptist, the greatest of all the Saints after the Blessed Virgin Mary, was Our Lord's cousin. Although he was conceived in original sin like the rest of us, yet he had the most humility of all, apart from Our Lady. The name, John means God is merciful, or gift…
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Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary

August 22, 2018 The Story of the Queenship of Mary Pope Pius XII established this feast in 1954. But Mary’s queenship has roots in Scripture. At the Annunciation, Gabriel announced that Mary’s Son would receive the throne of David and rule forever. At the Visitation, Elizabeth calls Mary “mother of my Lord.” As in all…
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