Sunday, September 5, 2021

Saint Laurence Justinian, Bishop and Confessor

White Semidouble “Come, all ye who are drawn by the desire of unchangeable good, and who seek it in vain in this passing world; I will tell you what heaven has done for me. Like you, I once sought with feverish eagerness; and this exterior world could not satisfy my burning desire. But, by the […]


Friday, September 3, 2021

Saint Pius X, Pope and Confessor

White Double The primary aim of his pontificate Pius X announced in his first encyclical letter, viz., “to renew all things in Christ.” Here we need but allude to his decree on early and frequent reception of holy Communion; his Motu Proprio on church music; his encouragement of daily Bible reading and the establishment of […]


Thursday, September 2, 2021

Saint Stephen, King of Hungary, Confessor

White Semidouble “Out of the eater came forth meat, and out of the strong came forth sweetness. The people with teeth of steel grinding the nations gives itself up as food to him, to whom was said: Kill and eat; the mouth of the Huns, formerly vomiting foam and rage, now distills the honey of […]


Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Saint Giles, Abbot; Twelve Holy Brothers, Martyrs

White Simple “A simple and upright man, and fearing God, and avoiding evil:” such is the description of the just man in the lessons of the night Office for the time, and it is the portrait of the holy monk whom the Church offers us today for our admiration, our imitation, and our devotion. Fleeing […]


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