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Easter: April 16th

Tuesday of the Third Week of Easter

The Roman Martyrology's commemorations today include: St. Bernadette Soubirous (1844-1879). Bernadette, the oldest of six children, was born in Lourdes, France, in 1844. At the age of 14, between 11 February... More

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Easter: April 15th

Monday of the Third Week of Easter

The Roman Martyrology commemorates St. Paternus (482-586), Bishop. He first joined the monks of Ansion and later became a hermit near Coutances. Eventually he was consecrated bishop of Avranches, Normandy, France.... More

Easter: April 14th

Third Sunday of Easter

While they were still speaking about this, he stood in their midst and said to them, "Peace be with you." But they were startled and terrified and thought that they were seeing a ghost. Then he said to them, "Why are you... More

Easter: April 13th

Saturday of the Second Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. Martin I, Pope and Martyr

Today is the Optional Memorial of St. Martin I (d. 655), who was pope from 649 to 654. He was a courageous defender of the faith against heresy. He held a council at Rome which condemned the Monothelite heresy which taught that... More

Easter: April 12th

Friday of the Second Week of Easter

Today the Roman Martyrology commemorates Pope St. Julius I (d. 352),, a Roman who was chosen pope on the 6th of February in 337. He ruled the Church until 352 and received the appeal from St. Athanasius, whom he defended... More

Easter: April 11th

Memorial of St. Stanislaus, Bishop and Martyr

The Church celebrates the Memorial of St. Stanislaus (1030-1079). Stanislaus was the Bishop of Cracow, Poland. A champion of the liberty of the Church and of the dignity of man, he defended the lonely and the poor. When he... More

Easter: April 10th

Wednesday of the Second Week of Easter

The Roman Martyrology commemorates today St. Fulbert (960-1029), Bishop of Chartres, France, and a poet and scholar who aided the Cluniac Reform. Born in Italy circa 952 or 960, Fulbert studied at Rheims, France, under... More

Easter: April 9th

Tuesday of the Second Week of Easter

The Roman Martyrology commemorates today: St. Gaucherius (1060-1140): He was also know as Walter, abbot-founder and friend of St. Stephen of Grandmont. He founded St. John's Monastery at Aureilfor and a convent... More

Easter: April 8th

Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord

The Solemnity of the Annunciation is usually March 25, but when that dates falls during Holy Week, the feast is transferred to the first day after the Octave of Easter. The Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord is a... More

Easter: April 7th

Second Sunday of Easter (or Sunday of Divine Mercy)

"I shall sing forever the Lord's mercy" (Ps 89 [88]). Today is the Sunday of Divine Mercy, the Octave Day of Easter. From Creation, God has revealed his nature as love itself, in Sacred Scripture and most perfectly... More

Easter: April 6th

Saturday Within the Octave of Easter

Alleluia Verse, Ps 118:24:This is the day the LORD has made; let us be glad and rejoice in it.Lastly, He showed himself to the Eleven... More

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