Saint Teresa of Avila

10/15/2018

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Virgin

The Virgin Teresa was the daughter of parents who were equally honorable for their birth and their godliness. She was born in 1515, at Avila, in the Kingdom of Old Castile, in Spain, and was brought up in the fear of God. When she was still...


Trinity XX

10/14/2018

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The Collect.

O ALMIGHTY and most merciful God, of thy bountiful goodness keep us, we beseech thee, from all things that may hurt us; that we, being ready both in body and soul, may cheerfully accomplish those things which thou commandest; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Saint Callistus

10/14/2018

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Pope and Martyr

Callistus, the first Pope to bear that name, was in youth a slave. His master was a Christian of the imperial household, and gave into his charge the funds which he had received on behalf of certain Christians and their widows....


Saint Edward the Confessor

10/13/2018

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King, Confessor, and Patron of England

Edward, surnamed the Confessor, was the nephew of Saint King Edward the Martyr, and himself the last Anglo-Saxon King. When he was ten years old the Danes, who were ravaging England, sought him, to put him to ...