St. Callistus. Tradition has it that he was a slave who, when he obtained his freedom, was made a deacon by Pope Zephyrinus whom he succeeded. He fought against the heresies of Modalism and Adoptionism, and was martyred in 222 and buried on the Via Aurelia.
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Ss. Simon and Jude. Simon is named eleventh in the list of apostles. Nothing is known about him, apart from the fact that he was born in Cana of Galilee and known as “The Zealot” suggesting that he was a bit fiery and committed to the faith. Jude, also known as Thaddeus, was the one […]
All Saints. Today the Church celebrates the feast of all those in Heaven, not only the great canonised, officially recognised, saints, but also our own relatives and friends. It reminds us that the Church is made up of three parts – the Church Triumphant, already enjoying the beatific vision of God in Heaven, the Church […]
All Souls. Yesterday we celebrated the feast of All Saints; today we turn our thoughts to those who have departed from this earth, but for some reason are not yet worthy to enter Heaven – the Church Suffering. It is our duty to pray for these souls, since the Church teaches us that they can […]