Our Lady of Mount Carmel

07/16/2018

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel

There is an old story to the effect that many men continued to live on Mount Cannel in the spirit of the holy Prophets Elijah and Elisha. And that those of them who were of the times of Saint John Baptist were made ready by his...


Trinity VII

07/15/2018

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The Collect

LORD of all power and might, who art the author and giver of all good things; Graft in our hearts the love of thy Name, increase in us true religion, nourish us with all goodness, and of thy great mercy keep us in the same; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Translation of Saint Swithun

07/15/2018

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Bishop and Confessor

Swithun entered the monastery of Winchester, and became a priest therein. King Egbert of the West Saxons heard of his fame and gave his son Ethelwulf into his care; and when this prince years afterwards succeeded to the kingdom,...


Saint Symphorosa & Companions

07/15/2018

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Martyrs

Symphorosa was martyred on July 18th, about the year 135. And at that time seven young men, who died for Christ, were in such wise associated with her testimony that they have ever since been called her sons, albeit it is no longer known whether she...


Saint Henry

07/15/2018

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Emperor and Confessor.  

Henry II, surnamed the Good, was born in 972, and become successively Duke of Bavaria, King of Germany, and Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, of which he was one of the best and holiest of rulers. Some say that he once wished to...