Posts tagged: Saints
O God, who care for your people with gentleness and rule them in love, through the intercession of Pope Saint Gregory, endow, we pray, with a spirit of wisdom, those to whom you have given authority to govern, that the flourishing of a holy flock may become the eternal joy of the shepherds.Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.
Seeing as how he is my patron saint, be ready for an onslaught of posts regarding him!
St. Thomas Aquinas, pray for us!
Use this nifty online generator to “pick a saint out of hat” for your new 2013 patron!
I’ve been told of a New Year’s tradition that is popular in monasteries and convents. Every year, the monks and nuns get together and draw the names of saints from a hat. These become their patrons of the year, about whom they will learn and for whose intercession they will pray.
So I spent some time to program the following for you. There are 130 possible saints. Enjoy!
I drew St. John the Apostle!!!
Today, on the Third Day of Christmas, we commemorate St. John, who with his brother, St. James the Greater, was one of the first apostles to answer the call of Jesus Christ and the last apostle to fall asleep in the Lord, in the year 100 A.D. Traditionally, he is considered the author of…