Easter Wednesday

Today is Easter Wednesday Liturgical Year: Easter Wednesday by Dom Gueranger, 1908 And when Moses had stretched forth his hand towards the sea, it returned at the first break of day to the former place: and as the Egyptians were fleeing away, the waters came upon them, and the Lord shut them up in the … Read more

Easter Tuesday

Today is Easter Tuesday. Liturgical Year: Easter Tuesday by Dom Gueranger, 1908 This is the day which the Lord hath made: let us be glad and rejoice therein. Our Pasch is the Lamb, and we meditated upon the mystery yesterday: now let us attentively consider those words of sacred Scripture, where, speaking of the Pasch, … Read more

Easter Monday

Today is Easter Monday Feast of Easter Monday by Fr. Francis Xavier Weninger, 1876 “To him that shall overcome, I will give to sit with Me in My throne, as I also have overcome.”–Apoc. iii, 21. On every feast of the Church is stamped the impress and character of the mystery of faith it is … Read more

Saint Gontran, King and Confessor

March 28 Today is the feast day of Saint Gontran. Ora pro nobis. Saint Gontran also called (Gontrand, Gontram, Guntram, Gunthram, Gunthchramn, and Guntramnus) was son of King Clotaire, and grandson of Clovis I and St. Clotilda. Being the second son, while his brothers Charibert reigned at Paris, and Sigebert in Austrasia, residing at Metz, he was crowned King of Orleans … Read more

Saint Victorian and Companions, Martyrs

March 23 Today is the feast day of Saint Victorian and Companions.  Orate pro nobis. Saint Victorian, at that time one of the principal lords of the kingdom, had been made governor of Carthage with the Roman title of Proconsul. He was the wealthiest subject of Huneric, who placed great confidence in him, and Victorian always … Read more

Saint Wulfran, Bishop

March 20 Today is the feast day of Saint Wulfran.  Ora pro nobis. Saint Wulfran (Wulfram)  was born at Milly near Fontainebleau, probably during the reign of Clovis II (638-56); died 20 March, before 704, in which year a translation of his body took place (Duchesne, “Fastes épiscopaux de l’ancienne Gaule”, II, Paris, 1900, 413).  … Read more

Saint Cuthbert of Lindisfarne, Bishop

March 20 Today is the feast day of Saint Cuthbert.  Ora pro nobis. St. Cuthbert was a Northumbrian, born about AD 634 in the Vale of the River Leader on what is now the Anglo-Scottish border. He was raised by his foster-mother, Kenswith, and, in childhood, he was the leader of all the sports and … Read more

Saint Heribert of Cologne, Bishop

March 16 Today is the feast day of Saint Heribert of Cologne.  Ora pro nobis. Saint Heribert was born at Worms, about 970. He  died at Cologne, 16 March, 1021. His father was Duke Hugo of Worms. (1) After receiving his education at the cathedral school of Worms, he spent some time as guest at … Read more

Saint Zachary, Pope

March 15 Today is the feast day of Saint Zachary, Pope.  Ora pro nobis. Year of birth unknown; died in March, 752. Zachary sprang from a Greek family living in Calabria; his father, according to the “Liber Pontificalis”, was called Polichronius. Most probably he was a deacon of the Roman Church and as such signed … Read more

Saint Clement Maria Hofbauer, Confessor

March 15 Today is the feast day of Saint Clement Maria Hofbauer.  Ora pro nobis. Saint Clement born at Tasswitz in Moravia, 26 December, 1751; died at Vienna 15 March, 1821. The family name of Dvorak was better known by its German equivalent, Hofbauer. The youngest of twelve children, and son of a grazier and butcher, he … Read more