Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen

04/24/2017

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Martyr. 

Fidelis, who was christened Mark, and whose family name was Rey, was born at Sigmaringen, South Germany, in 1577. As a youth he gave great promise of good things to come; and by the time he had begun to teach philosophy in the University of...


Saint Mellitus

04/24/2017

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Bishop and Confessor. 

Mellitus was abbot of a monastery in the City of Rome when, in the year 601, Pope Saint Gregory the Great chose him to be the leader of a second band of missionaries to go to England, whither he had already sent Saint Augustine...


Easter I

04/23/2017

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The Collect.

ALMIGHTY Father, who hast given thine only Son to die for our sins, and to rise again for our justification; Grant us so to put away the leaven of malice and wickedness, that we may always serve thee in pureness of living and truth; through the merits of the same thy Son...


Saint George

04/23/2017

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Martyr and Patron of England. 

The Martyr George beareth among the Easterns the title: The Holy and Glorious Archmartyr, George the Triumphant. However, little more is known of him than the fact that he suffered death for Christ's sake at Lydda, in...