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The First Martyrs

The First Martyrs of the Holy Roman Church Died: Circa 64 AD Canonized: The Universal Church first celebrated this feast liturgically in 1969. Feast Day: June 30 Patronage: The City of Rome Nero became the emperor of Rome in 54. About 10 years later, he began to persecute the Christians. When a terrible fire broke…
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RCIA

RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS (RCIA) What is this process? The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is a process through which adults learn about the teachings of Jesus which the Catholic Church has handed on, and put these teachings into practice by living as part of the Catholic community, serving others, and praying.…
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Sacred Heart of Jesus

Quick Facts  The Feast of the Sacred Heart is one of the most popular in the Catholic Church; it is celebrated in the spring on a different date each year. This year it is celebrated on Friday, June 8. Date: 19 days after Pentecost Sunday Type of Feast: Solemnity Readings: Hosea 11:1, 3-4, 8c-9; Isaiah 12:2-3, 4, 5-6; Ephesians…
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The Holy Trinity

Trinity Sunday, a moveable feast also known as Holy Trinity Sunday, is celebrated a week after Pentecost Sunday in honor of the most fundamental of Christian beliefs—belief in the Holy Trinity. We can never fully understand the mystery of the Trinity, but we can sum it up in the following formula: God is three Persons…
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