THE FORTY MARTYRS OF SEBASTE March 10 – Honoring the Forty Holy Martyrs of Sebaste, Armenia (+320) – Their names are: Acacius, Aetius, Aglaius, Alexander, Angus, Athanasius, Candidus, Chudion, Claudius, Cyril, Cyrion, Dometian, Domnus, Ecdicius, Elias, Eunoicus, Eutyches, Eutychius, Flavius, Gaius, Gorgonius, Helianus, Herachus, Hesychius, John, Lysimachus, Meliton, Nicholas, Philoctemon, Priscus, Sacerdon, Severian, Sisinius, Smaragdus, […]
A fantastic lecture series on the Cristeros. Fr Rickert, FSSP is mostly translating from P. Jose-Maria Iraburu, “Hechos de los Apostoles de America,” available for free on www.gratisdate.net. Fr. Iraburu is quoting books he has in his possession.
Collect Almighty, eternal God, You Who choose the weak things of the world to confound the strong, mercifully grant that we who are celebrating the feast of blessed Agnes, Your Virgin and Martyr, may reap the benefit of her patronal intercession with You. Secret Graciously accept, O Lord, the sacrificial gifts we offer You and […]
December 4.—ST. BARBARA, Virgin, Martyr. ST. BARBARA was brought up a heathen. A tyrannical father, Dioscorus, had kept her jealously secluded in a lonely tower which he had built for the purpose. Here in her forced solitude, she gave herself to prayer and study, and contrived to receive instruction and Baptism by stealth from […]
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 […]