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February 14th Blessed  Nicholas Palea. Nicholas earned great fame as a preacher. On one occasion, when he was preaching in the cathedral of Brescia, two irreverent young men began disturbing the congregation and soon made such a commotion that Nicholas could not make himself heard. Nicholas left the cathedral to a neighboring hill and there called to the birds to come to listen to him. Like the birds in the similar story of Saint Francis, flocks of feathered creatures fluttered down at his…

February 14th Blessed Nicholas Palea. Nicholas earned great fame as a preacher. On one occasion, when he was preaching in the cathedral of Brescia, two irreverent young men began disturbing the congregation and soon made such a commotion that Nicholas could not make himself heard. Nicholas left the cathedral to a neighboring hill and there called to the birds to come to listen to him. Like the birds in the similar story of Saint Francis, flocks of feathered creatures fluttered down at his…

February 19th Blessed Blessed Alvarez of Córdoba.   Born in Zamora, Spain, towards the middle of the fourteenth century. Bl. Alvarez entered the Order of Preachers (the Dominican Order) in 1368. He preached throughout Spain and Italy and established the priory of Scala Caeli at Córdoba where he promoted the regular life. By his preaching and contemplation of the Lord’s Passion he spread the practice of the Way of the Cross throughout the West. He died on February 19, c. 1430.

February 19th Blessed Blessed Alvarez of Córdoba. Born in Zamora, Spain, towards the middle of the fourteenth century. Bl. Alvarez entered the Order of Preachers (the Dominican Order) in 1368. He preached throughout Spain and Italy and established the priory of Scala Caeli at Córdoba where he promoted the regular life. By his preaching and contemplation of the Lord’s Passion he spread the practice of the Way of the Cross throughout the West. He died on February 19, c. 1430.

January 23rd Saint Emerentiana.  Saint Emerentiana was a Roman martyr, who lived around the start of the 4th century.  According to Christian hagiography, Emerentiana's mother was the wet nurse and nanny of Saint Agnes. Emerentiana herself was a catechumen, still learning about Christianity before being baptized.A few days after Agnes' death, Emerentiana was caught praying by her tomb; declared herself as Christian and killed by mob.

January 23rd Saint Emerentiana. Saint Emerentiana was a Roman martyr, who lived around the start of the 4th century. According to Christian hagiography, Emerentiana's mother was the wet nurse and nanny of Saint Agnes. Emerentiana herself was a catechumen, still learning about Christianity before being baptized.A few days after Agnes' death, Emerentiana was caught praying by her tomb; declared herself as Christian and killed by mob.

February 11th Saint Benedict of Aniane.  Saint Benedict of Aniane (c. 747 – 11 February 821), born Witiza and called the Second Benedict, was a Benedictine monk and monastic reformer, who left a large imprint on the religious practice of the Carolingian Empire.

February 11th Saint Benedict of Aniane. Saint Benedict of Aniane (c. 747 – 11 February 821), born Witiza and called the Second Benedict, was a Benedictine monk and monastic reformer, who left a large imprint on the religious practice of the Carolingian Empire.

Pray to Saint Expedite if you need immediate help with monies, love, relationships or employment. He answered my prayer for monies that I needed and my prayer was answered!  Go to www.saintexpedite.org.

Pray to Saint Expedite if you need immediate help with monies, love, relationships or employment. He answered my prayer for monies that I needed and my prayer was answered! Go to www.saintexpedite.org.

February 10th Blessed Alexander of Lugo.  If anyone ever was framed and destroyed by a tissue of lies, it was Alexander Baldrati a Lugo, who was martyred by the Islamics after a apostate Christian lied that he secretly become a follower of Islam.  The Muslim officials on the island of Chios wanted Alexander to bring more Dominicans to follow Islam when Alexander stated that he was never Muslim and always a Christian he was thrown in jail for blaspheming and was tortured.   Before being…

February 10th Blessed Alexander of Lugo. If anyone ever was framed and destroyed by a tissue of lies, it was Alexander Baldrati a Lugo, who was martyred by the Islamics after a apostate Christian lied that he secretly become a follower of Islam. The Muslim officials on the island of Chios wanted Alexander to bring more Dominicans to follow Islam when Alexander stated that he was never Muslim and always a Christian he was thrown in jail for blaspheming and was tortured. Before being…

January 29th Blessed Boleslava Lament.    Virgin, in the midst of political upheaval founded the Congregation of the Missionary Sisters of the Holy Family to promote Christian unity, help the poor and train the girls to Christian life.

January 29th Blessed Boleslava Lament. Virgin, in the midst of political upheaval founded the Congregation of the Missionary Sisters of the Holy Family to promote Christian unity, help the poor and train the girls to Christian life.

La Reina y Hermosura del Monte Carmelo, y a su lado, Teresa de Jesús y Juan de la Cruz, y sus Hijos.

La Reina y Hermosura del Monte Carmelo, y a su lado, Teresa de Jesús y Juan de la Cruz, y sus Hijos.

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