Carissimi; Today’s Mass: St. Gregory the Theologian

Feast of Saint Gregory Nazianzen, Bishop, Confessor & Doctor of the Church: Missa “In medio Ecclesiae“ After his baptism at 30, Gregory gladly accepted his friend Basil’s invitation to join him in a newly founded monastery. The solitude was broken when Gregory’s father, a bishop, needed help in his diocese and estate. It seems that Gregory…

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St. Anthony of Padua

S. Anthony of Padua, Confessor & Doctor of the Church: Missa “In medio Ecclesiae“ Saint Anthony of Padua of the Order of St. Francis was called “The Hammer of Heretics.” For nine years he labored in France, Italy and Sicily. Men heard his voice, saw his miracles, and their hearts were turned to God. Nothing is…

Carissimi; Today’s Mass: St. John a Facundo

St John a Facundo, Confessor; Commemoration Sts Basilides, Cyrinus, Nabor, and Nazarius, Martyrs: Missa “Os iusti“ Today the Holy Church celebrates the Feast of St. John of San Facundo (1419 – 1479). Born the oldest son of John Gonzalez de Castrillo and Sancia Martinez, John was raised in a pious and well-to-do family. He was educated…

Carissimi; Today’s Mass: St. Gregory the Theologian

Feast of Saint Gregory Nazianzen, Bishop, Confessor & Doctor of the Church: Missa “In medio Ecclesiae“ After his baptism at 30, Gregory gladly accepted his friend Basil’s invitation to join him in a newly founded monastery. The solitude was broken when Gregory’s father, a bishop, needed help in his diocese and estate. It seems that Gregory…

Carissimi; Today’s Mass: Pope St Leo the Great

Pope St Leo the Great, Confessor & Doctor of the Church: Missa “In médio” Saint Leo was born in Rome. He embraced the sacred ministry, was made Archdeacon of the Roman Church by Pope Saint Celestine, and under the same Vicar of Christ and Saint Sixtus III, had a large share in governing the Church….

Carissimi; Today’s Mass: St. Gregory the Theologian

Feast of Saint Gregory Nazianzen, Bishop, Confessor & Doctor of the Church: Missa “In medio Ecclesiae“ St. Gregory of Nazianzen, one of the Fathers of the Greek Church, was born in Asia Minor; he was made a bishop and afterward Patriarch of Constantinople. He laboured with wonderful success against the Arians. His success drew on him…

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St. Basil the Great

St. Basil the Great, Confessor & Doctor of the Church: Missa “In medio Ecclesiae“ St. Basil the Great was Archbishop of Caesarea in the Asiatic Province of Cappodocia. His solid and eloquent words silenced the Arian heretics who were persecuting the Church, and he restored the spirit of discipline and fervor. He was one of the…

Carissimi; Today’s Mass: St. Gregory Nanzianzen

Feast of Saint Gregory Nazianzen, Bishop, Confessor & Doctor of the Church; Comm. the Octave of the Ascension: Missa “In medio Ecclesiae“ St. Gregory of Nazianzen, one of the Fathers of the Greek Church, was born in Asia Minor; he was made a bishop and afterward Patriarch of Constantinople. He labored with wonderful success against the…

Carissimi; Today’s Mass: Pope St Leo the Great

Pope St Leo the Great, Confessor & Doctor of the Church: Missa “In médio” Saint Leo was born in Rome. He embraced the sacred ministry, was made Archdeacon of the Roman Church by Pope Saint Celestine, and under the same Vicar of Christ and Saint Sixtus III, had a large share in governing the Church….

Carissimi: Sunday’s Mass; St. Basil the Great

St. Basil the Great, Confessor & Doctor of the Church; Commemoration of the Third Sunday Post Pentecost: Missa “In medio Ecclesiae“ St. Basil the Great was Archbishop of Caesarea in the Asiatic Province of Cappodocia. His solid and eloquent words silenced the Arian heretics who were persecuting the Church, and he restored the spirit of discipline…

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St. Anthony of Padua

S. Anthony of Padua, Confessor & Doctor of the Church: Missa “In medio Ecclesiae“ Saint Anthony of Padua of the Order of St. Francis was called “The Hammer of Heretics.” For nine years he labored in France, Italy and Sicily. Men heard his voice, saw his miracles, and their hearts were turned to God. Nothing is…

Carissimi; Today’s Mass: St. Gregory the Theologian

Feast of Saint Gregory Nazianzen, Bishop, Confessor & Doctor of the Church: Missa “In medio Ecclesiae“ St. Gregory of Nazianzen, one of the Fathers of the Greek Church, was born in Asia Minor; he was made a bishop and afterward Patriarch of Constantinople. He laboured with wonderful success against the Arians. His success drew on him…