Saint Philip Beniti




This Philip was born on the Feast of the Assumption in 1233, of an important Florentine family named Beniti, and is chiefly known as the organizer and propagator of the Servants of Mary, commonly called the Servite Order. At the age of...

Octave of the Assumption



The Dormition.

This day the Ark of the living God even the holy and living Ark, wherein once its own Maker had been held, is borne to its resting place in that Temple of the Lord which is not made with hands. Her ancestor David leapeth before it. And in...