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St Valentine 14-February

St. Valentine, Priest and Martyr by Fr. Francis Xavier Weninger The holy Priest Valentine lived at the time of the Emperor Claudius. He was held in high estimation, both by the Christians and heathens, on account of his natural amiability, wisdom and virtue. Claudius himself desired to see him, and on his being brought into […]

Discourse on the Immaculate Conception of Mary by St Alphonsus

From the book “Glories of Mary” by St Alphonsus How befitting it was to all Three of the Divine Persons that Mary should be preserved from original sin. THE ruin was great which accursed sin brought upon Adam and the whole human race; for when he unhappily lost grace, he at the same time lost […]