Saint Apollinaris



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



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...

Trinity VIII



The Collect.

O GOD, whose never-failing providence ordereth all things both in heaven and earth; We humbly beseech thee to put away from us all hurtful things, and to give us those things which are profitable for us; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Epistle....

Saint Mary Magdalene




Mary of Bethany, sister to Martha and Lazarus, is identified, according to a common tradition, with Mary Magdalene and the unnamed woman called in the Gospel The Sinner. But inasmuch as neither Mary of Bethany nor The Sinner is therein...

Saint Praxides




This Praxedes (as we know from ancient records) was a maiden of Rome in the second century who was buried in the Cemetery of holy Priscilla, next to the maiden Pudentiana, who is therefore reputed to be her sister, and whose Legend is given on...