Saint James

07/25/2016

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Apostle

James, the son of Zebedee and Salome, (which latter is known in the Gospel as the sister of the Blessed Virgin,) was the brother of the Apostle John, and a Galilean. He is called the Greater, to distinguish him from that James who was the...


Trinity IX

07/24/2016

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The Collect.

GRANT to us, Lord, we beseech thee, the spirit to think and do always such things as are right*; that we, who cannot do any thing that is good without thee, may by thee be enabled to live according to thy will; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The...


Saint Christina

07/24/2016

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Virgin and Martyr

On July 24th is commemorated the Virgin Martyr Christina, who gave her life for Christ at Bolsena in Tuscany at an early, unknown date; of whom the story is told that she had broken up the pagan images of silver and gold in her...