Posts Tagged ‘Saint Catherine of Siena’

In Service to the Lord and the Church

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

Saint Catherine of Siena, whose feast we celebrate today, exemplifies the tremendous gift that so many women have been in the life of the Church. With a burning desire to serve the Lord, her life was one of rich and deep prayer combined with charity in service to others, including nursing those dying from the […] [Read more]

Saint Rose of Lima and Our Unity in Christ

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

The birth of the Church at Pentecost is a snapshot of the world’s first universally welcoming family (Acts 2:9-11).  From that first moment, the Church has been multicultural and inclusive, that is to say, catholic, a word that comes from the Greek, katholikos, which means “universal.”  Incorporated within the Body of Christ is every ethnic […] [Read more]

Saint Catherine of Siena

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Part of the Easter season is a celebration of the Sacrament of Baptism.  At each Mass, the Easter Candle is lit, and the baptismal font is placed front and center or richly decorated throughout the fifty days of Easter.  In Baptism, we receive the gift of new life won for us in Jesus’ death and […] [Read more]