Monthly Archives: November 2017

November 30—St. Andrew, Apostle

Introitus Ps 138:17 Mihi autem nimis honoráti sunt amíci tui, Deus: nimis confortátus est principatus eórum. Ps 138:1-2 Dómine, probásti me et cognovísti me: tu cognovísti sessiónem meam et resurrectiónem meam. V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, et Spirítui Sancto. R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, et in saecula saeculórum. Amen Mihi autem […]

November 29—St. Saturninus, Martyr

Introitus Ier 29:11; 29:12; 29:14 Dicit Dóminus: Ego cógito cogitatiónes pacis, et non afflictiónis: invocábitis me, et ego exáudiam vos: et redúcam captivitátem vestram de cunctis locis. The Lord says: “I think thoughts of peace, and not of affliction. You shall call upon Me, and I will hear you; and I will bring back your […]

Feast of the Miraculous Medal – November 27th

There are scores of stories that go with the Miraculous Medal.  A solid resource is the book “Miraculous Medal: It’s Origin, Circulation, & Results” found here A couple stories that are more famous Recall that Zachary King attests that the miraculous medal converted him from his way of life. Here is an account of Claude […]

Missions & Martyrs in these united States before Jamestown, 1607

Did you Know? By the time the Pilgrims landed in 1620, Spanish Catholic missionaries had converted & baptized more than 50,000 American Indians.  (This is counting those only in present US boundaries).  There were more than 80 Catholic mission-settlements in Virginia, the Carolinas, Georgia, Florida, the southwest, & upper New England Martyrs before Jamestown was […]

The Real First Thanksgiving

The event of the first Thanksgiving in this land is not that which was celebrated by the Pilgrims in 1621, as the vast majority of Americans have been taught. The first Thanksgiving to the one true God was celebrated eighty years before the Pilgrims’ feast. It occurred during the expedition of the Catholic conquistador Francisco […]