Tag Archives: Saints

Working on Holy Days of Obligation

There are five [or six] Holy Days of Obligation each year in the United States: Immaculate Conception (December 8), Christmas (December 25), Mary, Mother of God (January 1), Assumption (August 15), and All Saints (November 1). [In a few regions … Continue reading

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Put St. Joseph to Work for You

Happy Feast of St. Joseph the Worker! Devotion to St. Joseph is a healthy part of any Catholic spirituality. There is an endearing article today on Vatican Insider about Pope Francis’ devotion to St. Joseph – read it here. I … Continue reading

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Blessed Rolando Rivi: “I Belong to Jesus”

In a rapid attempt to get a more complete brief biography of Blessed Rolando Rivi online in English, I have cobbled together and translated various Italian sources and present the result here. There are many other wonderful details about his … Continue reading

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Non Fecit Taliter Omni Nationi

This phrase in Latin means “He has not done thus for any other nation”, and is a verse from Psalm 147. It is also frequently associated with the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe. I would say that the majority … Continue reading

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