St. Albert the Great (1206-1280). Born at Lauingen on the Danube In Germany, he studied at Padua and Paris before entering the Dominican Order where he engaged in teaching in different places with great merit. Ordained Bishop of Regensburg, he strove to secure peace between both peoples and cities. He also wrote many famous works of doctrine and natural science before dying at Cologne.
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St. Angela Merici (1470-1540). Born at Desenzano near Brescia, she took on the habit of the Third (lay) Order of St. Francis and gathered together girls whom she formed in works of charity. The so-called Third Order, which some religious Orders have, is for those who wish to remain married/unmarried outside of a convent, but […]
St. Thomas Aquinas (1225-1369). A member of the noble family of Aquino, he studied firstly at Monte Cssino and then at Naples. Having become a Dominican monk, he completed his studies at Paris and Cologne under the great St. Albert. An outstanding teacher of philosophy and theology, many of his writings are still used in […]
St. John Bosco (1815-1888). Born at Castelnuovo in Turin, he had a poverty-ridden childhood, but was eventually ordained to the priesthood. He founded religious Congregations which still exist today for the formation of young people, and also wrote short works in defence of the faith.
Intro: that famous saying: “today is the first day of the rest of our lives,” the day in which we’re called to receive yet another opportunity to answer the Father’s call to repent and change. Readings: very reluctantly, Jonah finally responds to God’s call to preach repentance to the people of Nineveh who finally repent.. […]
Living Faith in the age of Covid The Bishops’ Conference have produced the first Pastoral Ministry Newsletter entitled “Living in Faith in the age of Covid 19” which provides useful information and links on supporting your spiritual and mental health during this time. You can find it on the Bishops’ Conference website at www.bcos.org.uk It […]
Sunday 23rd January 2021 Jesus calls us to follow Him. Trusting in His call, we turn to Him in prayer:- We love, secure in the knowledge that we are loved by God Who is very close to us. So it is with great confidence that we now make our needs known to our Father:- For […]