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Ordinary Time: June 25th

Tuesday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time

The Roman Martyrology today commemorates Saint William of Monte Vergine (1085-1142), Abbot. William was born to Italian noble parents at the beginning of the twelfth century. He was orphaned while still an infant and was... More

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Ordinary Time: June 24th

Solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist

The universal Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. This feast, a segment of Advent in the season of Ordinary Time, makes us aware of the wonderful inner relationship between the sacred... More

Ordinary Time: June 23rd

Twelfth Sunday of Ordinary Time

And a great storm of wind arose, and the waves beat into the boat, so that the boat was already filling. But he was in the stern, asleep on the cushion; and they woke him and said to him, "Teacher, do you not care if we perish?" And he... More

Ordinary Time: June 22nd

Saturday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time; Opt Mem of Sts John Fisher, Bishop, and Thomas More, Martyrs; Opt Mem of St. Paulinus of Nola, Bishop

The Church celebrates two Optional Memorials today: —St. John Fisher (1469-1535) and St. Thomas More (1478-1535). John Fisher studied Theology in Cambridge (England) and became Bishop of Rochester. His friend, Thomas... More

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Ordinary Time: June 21st

Memorial of St. Aloysius Gonzaga, Religious

The Church celebrates Memorial of St. Aloysius Gonzaga (1568-1591) today. His outstanding quality was his radiant purity and the Church praises this perfect innocence with the words, "Thou has made him little less than the... More

Ordinary Time: June 20th

Thursday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time

The Roman Martyrology commemorates on this date St. John Matera (also known as John Pulsano) (1070-1139). St. John was a native of Matera, Italy and in his childhood longed to become a hermit. As a young man, he worked... More

Ordinary Time: June 19th

Wednesday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of St. Romuald, Abbot

The Church celebrates the Optional Memorial of St. Romuald (951-1027) who was born in Ravenna of a noble family. He was the founder of the Camaldolese monks—one of the Italian branches of the Benedictines—in which the eremitical... More

Ordinary Time: June 18th

Tuesday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time

Today the Roman Martyrology commemorates St. Gregory Barbarigo (1625-1697), canonized by Pope St. John XXIII in 1960. He was the Bishop of Bergamo and of Padua. St. Gregory was noted as a distinguished churchman and... More

Ordinary Time: June 17th

Monday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time

Today St. Albert Chmielowski (1845-1916) is commemorated in Poland. He was born in Igolomia near Kraków as the eldest of four children in a wealthy family, he was christened Adam. During the 1864 revolt against Czar Alexander... More

Ordinary Time: June 16th

Eleventh Sunday of Ordinary Time

"To what shall we compare the kingdom of God, or what parable can we use for it? It is like a mustard seed that, when it is sown in the ground, is the smallest of all the seeds on the earth. But once it is sown, it springs up and... More

Ordinary Time: June 15th

Saturday of the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time

The Roman Martyrology commemorates today: —St. Vitus (d. 303), Martyr, who suffered for Christ during the reign of Emperor Diocletian (284-305) and is included as one of the More

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