Saints Philip and James

05/01/2016

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Apostles. 

Philip was born in the town of Bethesda, and was among the first of the twelve Apostles called by the Lord Christ. For the Evangelist John saith that first, it was Andrew who brought Peter, and next came Philip. Again we read: Philip findeth...


Saint Catherine of Siena

04/30/2016

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Virgin. 

This Catherine, one of the most remarkable women of Christendom, was born in 1347, at Siena. She came of humble parentage, the youngest of twenty-five children, and never received any formal schooling in books. But by her deep spiritual...