DEE107's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=DEE107 DEE107's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ 8/1/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5970036 Before I start HAPPY AUGUST <BR> <BR> ugust 1 <BR> St. Alphonsus Liguori <BR> (1696-1787) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> Moral theology, Vatican II said, should be more thoroughly nourished by Scripture, and show the nobility of the Christian vocation of the faithful and their obligation to bring forth fruit in charity for the life of the world. Alphonsus, declared patron of moral theologians by Pius XII in 1950, would rejoice in that statement. <BR>... Sat, 1 Aug 2015 01:04:51 EST 7/31/15 Saint of the day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5969497 July 31 <BR> St. Ignatius of Loyola <BR> (1491-1556) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> The founder of the Jesuits was on his way to military fame and fortune when a cannon ball shattered his leg. Because there were no books of romance on hand during his convalescence, Ignatius whiled away the time reading a life of Christ and lives of the saints. His conscience was deeply touched, and a long, painful turning to Christ began. Having seen the Moth... Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:32:26 EST 7/30/15 Saint of the day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5968963 uly 30 <BR> St. Peter Chrysologus <BR> (406-450?) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> A man who vigorously pursues a goal may produce results far beyond his expectations and his intentions. Thus it was with Peter of the Golden Words, as he was called, who as a young man became bishop of Ravenna, the capital of the empire in the West. <BR> At the time there were abuses and vestiges of paganism evident in his diocese, and these he was determined to battle and o... Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:40:58 EST 7/29/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5968335 <BR> Saint of the Day—available on the iPhone! <BR> <BR> SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> July 29 <BR> St. Martha <BR> <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:29 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> Martha, Mary and their brother Lazar... Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:41:04 EST 7/28/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5967737 July 28 <BR> St. Leopold Mandic <BR> (1887-1942) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> Western Christians who are working for greater dialogue with Orthodox Christians may be reaping the fruits of Father Leopold’s prayers. <BR> A native of Croatia, Leopold joined the Capuchin Franciscans and was ordained several years later in spite of several health problems. He could not speak loudly enough to preach publicly. For many years he also suffered from severe art... Tue, 28 Jul 2015 01:09:03 EST Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5967169 I know this is SUndays Saint but the church considers it the grandparents of all of us ... <BR> <BR> SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> July 26 <BR> Sts. Joachim and Anne <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Siz... Mon, 27 Jul 2015 00:41:40 EST 7/26/15 Update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5966926 Tomorrow is My mother's Birthday Hubby wanted to see her today so Hubby Dad and I went to the cemetery to see her we left her flowers and a balloon .. tomorrow morning we will have a Mass for mom at Church .. <BR> <BR> <BR> also I want to thank you for the prayers for Rose she is now home after being in and out of the hospital with a leg wound and rehab toooo... thanks for the prayers again . Sun, 26 Jul 2015 15:24:19 EST 7/25/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5966255 July 25 <BR> St. James <BR> <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> This James is the brother of John the Evangelist. The two were called by Jesus as they worked with their father in a fishing boat on the Sea of Galilee. Jesus had already called another pair of brothers from a similar occupation: Peter and Andrew. “He walked along a little farther and saw James, the son of Zebedee, and his brother John. They too were in a boat mending their nets. Then he calle... Sat, 25 Jul 2015 01:14:23 EST 7/24/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5965744 <link>www.americancatholic.org/features/sa<BR>ints/saint.aspx?id=1928 </link> <BR> July 24 <BR> St. Sharbel Makhluf <BR> (1828-1898) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> Although this saint never traveled far from the Lebanese village of Beka-Kafra, where he was born, his influence has spread widely. <BR> Joseph Zaroun Makluf was raised by an uncle because his father, a mule driver, died when Joseph was only three. At the age of 23, Joseph joined the Monast... Fri, 24 Jul 2015 00:30:09 EST 7/23/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5965207 SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> July 23 <BR> St. Bridget <BR> (1303?-1373) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> From age seven on, Bridget had visions of Christ crucified. Her visions fo... Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:56:13 EST 7/22/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5964651 SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> July 22 <BR> St. Mary Magdalene <BR> <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:29 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> Except for the mother of Jesus, few women are more honored in the Bible than Mary Magdalene... Wed, 22 Jul 2015 01:06:34 EST 7/21/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5964100 SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> July 21 <BR> St. Lawrence of Brindisi <BR> (1559-1619) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:29 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> At first glance perhaps the most remarkable quality of Lawrence of Brindis... Tue, 21 Jul 2015 00:44:12 EST 7/20/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5963516 Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> July 20 <BR> St. Apollinaris <BR> (1st century) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> According to tradition, St. Peter sent Apollinaris to Ravenna, Italy, as its first bishop. His preachin... Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:43:12 EST 7/19/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5963007 July 19 <BR> St. Mary MacKillop <BR> (1842-1909) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:29 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> If St. Mary MacKillop were alive today, she would be a household name. It’s not that she sought the limelight. On the contrary, she simply wanted to serve the poor wherever she found them in her native Australia. But along the way, she managed to arouse the ire of some rather powerful churchmen. One even excommunicated her for a time. <BR> <BR> Born in Melbourne in 1842 t... Sun, 19 Jul 2015 00:14:30 EST 7/18/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5962535 SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> July 18 <BR> St. Camillus de Lellis <BR> (1550-1614) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> Humanly speaking, Camillus was not a likely candidate for sainthood. His mot... Sat, 18 Jul 2015 00:56:46 EST 7/17/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5962050 SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> July 17 <BR> St. Francis Solano <BR> (1549-1610) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> Francis came from a leading family in Andalusia, Spain. Perhaps it was his popul... Fri, 17 Jul 2015 01:31:14 EST 8/15/15 Saint of the day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5961490 <BR> SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> July 16 <BR> Our Lady of Mount Carmel <BR> <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> Hermits lived on Mount Carmel near the Fountain of Elijah (northern Israel) in ... Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:15:16 EST 7/15/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5960994 July 15 <BR> St. Bonaventure <BR> (1221-1274) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> Bonaventure, Franciscan, theologian, doctor of the Church, was both learned and holy. Because of the spirit that filled him and his writings, he was at first called the Devout Doctor; but in more recent centuries he has been known as the Seraphic Doctor after the “Seraphic Father” Francis because of the truly Franciscan spirit he possessed. <BR> Born in Bagnoregio, a town in... Wed, 15 Jul 2015 00:46:23 EST 7/14/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5960443 SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> July 14 <BR> St. Kateri Tekakwitha <BR> (1656-1680) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> The blood of martyrs is the seed of saints. Nine years after the ... Tue, 14 Jul 2015 00:45:47 EST 7/13/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5959854 <link>www.americancatholic.org/features/sa<BR>ints/saint.aspx?id=1443 </link> <BR> <BR> St. Henry <BR> (972-1024) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> As German king and Holy Roman Emperor, Henry was a practical man of affairs. He was energetic in consolidating his rule. He crushed rebellions and feuds. On all sides he had to deal with drawn-out disputes so as to protect his frontiers. This involved him in a number of battles, especially in the south in It... Mon, 13 Jul 2015 00:32:23 EST 7/12/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5959343 SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> July 12 <BR> Sts. John Jones and John Wall <BR> (c. 1530-1598; 1620-1679) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:29 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> These two friars were martyred in England in the 16th a... Sun, 12 Jul 2015 00:08:55 EST 7/11/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5958872 <BR> SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> July 11 <BR> St. Benedict <BR> (480?-543) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> It is unfortunate that no contemporary biography was written of a man... Sat, 11 Jul 2015 01:03:33 EST 7/10/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5958381 AINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> July 10 <BR> St. Veronica Giuliani <BR> (1660-1727) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> Veronica’s desire to be like Christ crucified was answered with the stigmata... Fri, 10 Jul 2015 00:40:48 EST 7/9/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5957841 SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> July 9 <BR> St. Augustine Zhao Rong and Companions <BR> (17th-20th centuries) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> Christianity arrived in China by way of Syria in th... Thu, 9 Jul 2015 00:56:21 EST 7/8/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5957265 July 8 <BR> St. Gregory Grassi and Companions <BR> (d. 1900) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> Christian missionaries have often gotten caught in the crossfire of wars against their own countries. When the governments of Britain, Germany, Russia and France forced substantial territorial concessions from the Chinese in 1898, anti-foreign sentiment grew very strong among many Chinese people. <BR> Gregory Grassi was born in Italy in 1833, ordained in 1856 and ... Wed, 8 Jul 2015 00:41:24 EST 7/7/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5956710 <link>www.americancatholic.org/features/sa<BR>ints/saint.aspx?id=1437 </link> <BR> Blessed Emmanuel Ruiz and Companions <BR> (1804-1860) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> Not much is known of the early life of Emmanuel Ruiz, but details of his heroic death in defense of the faith have come down to us. <BR> Born of humble parents in Santander, Spain, he became a Franciscan priest and served as a missionary in Damascus. This was at a time when anti-Christi... Tue, 7 Jul 2015 01:21:17 EST 7/6/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5956123 <link>www.americancatholic.org/features/sa<BR>ints/saint.aspx?id=1436 </link> <BR> SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> July 6 <BR> St. Maria Goretti <BR> (1890-1902) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <... Mon, 6 Jul 2015 00:46:58 EST 7/5/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5955644 July 5 <BR> St. Anthony Zaccaria <BR> (1502-1539) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> At the same time that Martin Luther was attacking abuses in the Church, a reformation within the Church was already being attempted. Among the early movers of the Counter-Reformation was Anthony Zaccaria. His mother became a widow at 18 and devoted herself to the spiritual education of her son. He received a medical doctorate at 22 and, while working among the poor of his na... Sun, 5 Jul 2015 00:46:51 EST HAPPY JULY 4Th and Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5955189 <link>www.priestsforlife.org/novenas/noven<BR>a.aspx?id=34 </link> Ia a prayer for our Nation by Father Frank Pavone Priest for life <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>poshusa.org/independence-day-prayer/<BR>2-site-pages/2275-independence-day-prayer </link> By Father Dominic <BR> <BR> <BR> SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts... Sat, 4 Jul 2015 01:18:17 EST 7/3/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5954722 SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> July 3 <BR> St. Thomas the Apostle <BR> <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> Poor Thomas! He made one remark and has been branded as “Doubting Thomas” ever since... Fri, 3 Jul 2015 01:00:33 EST July 2 2015 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5954229 July 2 <BR> St. Oliver Plunkett <BR> (1629-1681) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> The name of today's saint is especially familiar to the Irish and the English—and with good reason. The English martyred Oliver Plunkett for defending the faith in his native Ireland during a period of severe persecution. <BR> Born in County Meath in 1629, he studied for the priesthood in Rome and was ordained there in 1654. After some years of teaching and service to the p... Thu, 2 Jul 2015 00:45:09 EST Happy July Saint of the Day 7/1/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5953652 July 1 <BR> Blessed Junipero Serra <BR> (1713-1784) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> In 1776, when the American Revolution was beginning in the east, another part of the future United States was being born in California. That year a gray-robed Franciscan founded Mission San Juan Capistrano, now famous for its annually returning swallows. San Juan was the seventh of nine missions established under the direction of this indomitable Spaniard. <BR> Born on Spa... Wed, 1 Jul 2015 00:45:42 EST 6/30/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5953099 June 30 <BR> First Martyrs of the Church of Rome <BR> (d. 68) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> There were Christians in Rome within a dozen or so years after the death of Jesus, though they were not the converts of the “Apostle of the Gentiles” (Romans 15:20). Paul had not yet visited them at the time he wrote his great letter in 57-58 A.D.. <BR> There was a large Jewish population in Rome. Probably as a result of controversy between Jews and Jewish Ch... Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:35:06 EST 6/29/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5952495 <BR> June 29 <BR> Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul <BR> (d. 64 & 67) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:29 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> Peter (d. 64?). St. Mark ends the first half of his Gospel with a triumphant climax. He has recorded doubt, misunderstanding and the opposition of many to Jesus. Now Peter makes his great confession of faith: "You are the Messiah" (Mark 8:29b). It was one of the many glorious moments in Peter's life, beginning with the day he was called from h... Mon, 29 Jun 2015 00:46:35 EST 6/28/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5952041 St. Irenaeus <BR> (130?-220) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> The Church is fortunate that Irenaeus was involved in many of its controversies in the second century. He was a student, well trained, no doubt, with great patience in investigating, tremendously protective of apostolic teaching, but prompted more by a desire to win over his opponents than to prove them in error. <BR> As bishop of Lyons he was especially concerned with the Gnostics, who took the... Sun, 28 Jun 2015 00:41:19 EST 6/27/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5951584 <BR> SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> June 27 <BR> St. Cyril of Alexandria <BR> (376?-444) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> Saints are not born with halos around their heads. Cyril, recognized a... Sat, 27 Jun 2015 00:55:17 EST 6/25/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5951098 SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> June 26 <BR> Blessed Raymond Lull <BR> (1235-1315) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> Raymond worked all his life to promote the missions and died a missionary to N... Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00:19:01 EST 6/15/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5950578 SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> June 25 <BR> Blessed Jutta of Thuringia <BR> (d. 1264?) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> Today's patroness of Prussia began her life amidst luxury and power but d... Thu, 25 Jun 2015 00:38:11 EST 6/24/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5950396 Saint of the Day | By Name | By Date | Patron Saints | FAQ <BR> <BR> Saint of the Day—available on the iPhone! <BR> <BR> Saint of the Day <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> June 24 <BR> Solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Bapti... Wed, 24 Jun 2015 16:56:07 EST 6/23/15 Update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5949501 Dad so far is doing well not sleeping much ... his sugar doc was happy his overall sugar is down to 6.2 woo hoo <BR> <BR> For the past month I have a knitter, good friend who fell hit her head , dislocate her shoulder and badly bruise,, she was in the hospital then rehab but she has altimerzs due to not taking her medicine for over a year .. She is 91 years old, she is like my grandmother when learning to knit I could walk over and say HE... Tue, 23 Jun 2015 00:19:57 EST 6/22/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5948931 <BR> SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> June 22 <BR> St. Thomas More <BR> (1478-1535) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:29 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> His belief that no lay ruler has jurisdiction over the Church of Christ cost ... Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:59:00 EST 6/22/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5948930 <BR> SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> June 22 <BR> St. Thomas More <BR> (1478-1535) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:29 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> His belief that no lay ruler has jurisdiction over the Church of Christ cost ... Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:59:00 EST 6/21/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5948445 June 21 <BR> St. Aloysius Gonzaga <BR> (1568-1591) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:29 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> The Lord can make saints anywhere, even amid the brutality and license of Renaissance life. Florence was the “mother of piety” for Aloysius Gonzaga despite his exposure to a “society of fraud, dagger, poison and lust.” As a son of a princely family, he grew up in royal courts and army camps. His father wanted Aloysius to be a military hero. <BR> At age s... Sun, 21 Jun 2015 00:25:49 EST 6/20/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5948015 SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> June 20 <BR> St. Paulinus of Nola <BR> (354?-431) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> Anyone who is praised in the letters of six or seven saints undoubtedly must be... Sat, 20 Jun 2015 00:58:02 EST 6/19/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5947533 <link>www.americancatholic.org/features/sa<BR>ints/saint.aspx?id=1419 </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> June 19 <BR> St. Romuald <BR> (950?-1027) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:29 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to ... Fri, 19 Jun 2015 01:00:03 EST 6/18/15 Saint of the day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5946959 SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> June 18 <BR> Venerable Matt Talbot <BR> (1856-1925) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> Matt can be considered the patron of men and women struggling with alcoholism... Thu, 18 Jun 2015 00:56:16 EST 6/17/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5946417 <link>www.americancatholic.org/features/sa<BR>ints/saint.aspx?id=1417 </link> <BR> <BR> SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> June 17 <BR> St. Joseph Cafasso <BR> (1811-1860) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to... Wed, 17 Jun 2015 01:00:31 EST 6/16/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5945851 SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> June 16 <BR> St. John Francis Regis <BR> (1597-1640) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> Born into a family of some wealth, John Francis was so impressed by his Jesu... Tue, 16 Jun 2015 00:42:16 EST 6/15/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5945260 <link>www.americancatholic.org/features/sa<BR>ints/saint.aspx?id=1170 </link> SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> June 15 <BR> St. Marguerite d’Youville <BR> (1701-1771) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> ... Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:39:38 EST 6/14/15 Saint of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5944706 <BR> Saint of the Day—available on the iPhone! <BR> <BR> SAINT OF THE DAY <BR> Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Click here to receive Saint of the Day in your email. <BR> <BR> June 14 <BR> St. Albert Chmielowski <BR> (1845-1916) <BR> <BR> 00:00/01:30 <BR> Size: A A <BR> <BR> Listen to Audio <BR> Born in Igolo... Sun, 14 Jun 2015 00:06:44 EST