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St. Bede the Venerable

Posted: Monday, May 27th, 2013 @ 9:39 pm in Saints | Comments Off on St. Bede the Venerable

Today is the feast of St. Bede.  St. Bede was and English monk and priest at the monastery of Jarrow in Northumberland in the late 8th to early ninth century.  He is best known for his Ecclesiastical History of the English People, but he wrote many other work as well including poetry, hymns, biblical commentaries, […]

Happy Ascensiontide

Posted: Thursday, May 9th, 2013 @ 9:31 pm in Easter, Liturgical Calendar | Comments Off on Happy Ascensiontide

Happy Ascensiontide to all!  The Ascension is the triumphant end of our Lord’s earthly life.  I encourage all to try to make this a special time for yourself and your family.  Even if the only Masses available to you are “Ascension Sunday” Masses, you should start your observance of this great feast today.  As I […]