Saint Christina

07/24/2017

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Virgin and Martyr

On July 24th is commemorated the Virgin Martyr Christina, who gave her life for Christ at Bolsena in Tuscany at an early, unknown date; of whom the story is told that she had broken up the pagan images of silver and gold in her...


Trinity VI

07/23/2017

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The Collect.

O GOD, who hast prepared for those who love thee such good things as pass man's under standing; Pour into our hearts such love toward thee, that we, loving thee above all things, may obtain thy promises, which exceed all that we can desire; through Jesus Christ our Lord,...


Saint Apollinaris

07/23/2017

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Bishop and Martyr.  

Apollinaris was the first to be Bishop of Ravenna, and Saint Peter Chrysologus the most illustrious of his successors, in a sermon which hath come down to us, referred to him as a Martyr, but added that although he frequently shed...


Saint Liborius

07/23/2017

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Bishop and Confessor

On July 23rd is also commemorated the holy Bishop of Le Mans in Gaul, blessed Liborius, who was the friend of holy Martin of Tours, and was distinguished for learning and virtue, and for his wondrous pastoral care, especially of the poor, and who went to God about the year...