30 June, Thursday – Coming to Christ in Sin

Jun 30 – First Martyrs of the See of Rome These holy men and women are also called the “Protomartyrs of Rome”. They were accused of burning Rome by Nero, who burned Rome to cover his own crimes. Some martyrs were burned as living torches at evening banquets, some crucified, and others were fed to... Continue Reading →

6 June, Monday — Mary, Our Mother

Jun 6 -- Mary, Mother of the Church In Roman Catholic Mariology, Mother of the Church (Latin: Mater Ecclesiae) is a title officially given to Mary by Pope Paul VI. The title first appeared in the 4th century writings of Saint Ambrose of Milan, as rediscovered by Hugo Rahner. It was also used by Pope Benedict XIV in 1748 and then by Pope Leo XIII in 1885. Pope... Continue Reading →

5 June, Sunday — Listen to the Promptings of the Holy Spirit Speaking in Your Heart!

Pentecost Sunday The Christian holiday of Pentecost is a moveable feast, which is celebrated on the 50th day (the seventh Sunday) from Easter Sunday. It commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles and other followers of Jesus Christ while they were in Jerusalem celebrating the Feast of Weeks, as described in the Acts of the Apostles (Acts 2:1–31). The holiday is also called ‘White Sunday’ or... Continue Reading →

31 May, Tuesday — Mother shows the way

May 31 – Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary This day is called the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary because on it, Mary visited her cousin Elizabeth, whom, as the angel had told her, God had blessed with a son in her old age. - Patron Saint Index Zep 3:14-18Lk 1:39-56 “The... Continue Reading →

14 May, Saturday — Our Earthly Home

May 14 – Feast of St. Matthias, Apostle St. Matthias (d. 80) was an Apostle. As he could bear witness to the Resurrection of Jesus, he was chosen to replace Judas Iscariot. He preached the Gospel for more than 30 years in Judaea, Cappadocia, Egypt, and Ethopia. He is remembered for preaching the need for mortification... Continue Reading →

3 May, Tuesday – Obedience

May 3 – Feast of Sts. Philip and James, Apostles St. Philip was a disciple of St. John the Baptist, and a convert. He was one of the Twelve Apostles, and brought St. Nathanael to Christ. He was a confidant of Jesus. Little is known about him, but scriptural episodes give the impression of a shy,... Continue Reading →

14 February, Monday — “Out of Egypt…”

14 Feb -- Dedication of the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd The Cathedral of the Good Shepherd is the oldest Roman Catholic church in Singapore.[3] It is located in the Museum Planning Area within the Civic District. Bounded by the parallel Queen and Victoria Streets, and Bras Basah Road, the Cathedral sits within shaded grounds. Much of its architecture is reminiscent of two famous London churches namely St... Continue Reading →

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