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Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila (1600-1637)
Wednesday, 28 Sep, 2011 – 0:00 | No Comment
Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila (1600-1637)

Lorenzo Ruiz and Anti-Christianity in Japan in the 1600s

The followers of Christ, arriving unexpectedly in Japan, not only came here carrying their goods, but also, without any permission, have spread and propagated their wicked …

St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist
Wednesday, 21 Sep, 2011 – 0:00 | No Comment
St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist

St. Matthew
Son of Alphaeus, he lived at Capenaum on Lake Genesareth. He was a Roman tax collector, a position equated with collaboration with the enemy by those from whom he collected taxes. Jesus’ contemporaries were …

St. Bartholomew a.k.a Nathanael
Wednesday, 24 Aug, 2011 – 0:00 | No Comment
St. Bartholomew a.k.a Nathanael

Benedict XVI on St. Bartholomew

On October 4, 2006, Benedict XVI delivered his catechism on St. Bartholomew. The section we present here is a veritable commentary on the Gospel reading for the day.

St. Lucy, Martyr
Monday, 13 Dec, 2010 – 0:00 | No Comment
St. Lucy, Martyr

Reading I:  Nm 24:2-7, 15-17a
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 25:4-5ab, 6 and 7bc, 8-9
Gospel Reading: Matthew 21:23-27

A Short Biography (Richard McBrien, Lives of the Saints)
Lucy (c. 304) is the patron saint of those …