RSS Saints

  • Saturday memorials of the Blessed Virgin Mary Fri, Oct 21
    Celebrated: 22 Oct‘On Saturdays in Ordinary Time when there is no obligatory memorial, an optional memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary is allowed.‘Saturdays stand out among those days dedicated to the Virgin Mary. These are designated as memorials of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This memorial derives from Carolingian times (9th century), but the reasons for […]
  • Saint John Paul II (1920-2005) Fri, Oct 21
    Celebrated: 22 Oct (worldwide)Karol Józef Wojtyła was born in 1920 in Wadowice, Poland. After his ordination to the priesthood and theological studies in Rome, he returned to his homeland and resumed various pastoral and academic tasks. He became first auxiliary bishop and, in 1964, Archbishop of Kraków and took part in the Second Vatican Council. On 16 October 1978 […]
  • St John of Bridlington (1319 - 1379) Thu, Oct 20
    Celebrated: 21 Oct (Hallam, Middlesbrough)John of Bridlington was born in about 1319. His family name was Thwing and it is likely that he was born in the village of that name a few miles inland from the east Yorkshire coastal town of Bridlington – or Burlington as it was then called. As a young man he […]


RSS Word

  • Saturday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time
    Reading 1 Eph 4:7-16 Brothers and sisters:Grace was given to each of usaccording to the measure of Christ’s gift.Therefore, it says:He ascended on high and took prisoners captive;he gave gifts to men.What does “he ascended” mean except that he also descendedinto the lower regions of the earth?The one who descended is also the one who […]

RSS Daily Prayer

  • Sun 23 October Fri, Oct 21
    30th Sunday in Ordinary Time
  • Sat 22 October Thu, Oct 20
    Saturday of week 29 in Ordinary Time, or Saint John Paul II, Pope , or Saturday memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  • Fri 21 October Wed, Oct 19
    Friday of week 29 in Ordinary Time