St.Thais

The existence of Saint Thais is improbable and her story seems to serve as a pious fiction. There is an almost identical story about a Saint Pelagia from Antioch which suggests that the two lives are probably different retellings of the same story.Thais was a wealthy prostitute in Egypt during ...

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First Reading: Genesis 2:18-24

18 Then the LORD God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.” 19 So out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field and every bird of the air, and brought them to the man ...

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Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Reading 1 Gn 2:18-24 The LORD God said: “It is not good for the man to be alone.I will make a suitable partner for him.”So the LORD God formed out of the groundvarious wild animals and various birds of the air,and he brought them to the man to see what ...

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Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary

On October 7, the Roman Catholic Church celebrates the yearly feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. Known for several centuries by the alternate title of “Our Lady of Victory,� the feast day takes place in honor of a 16th century naval victory which secured Europe against Turkish invasion. Pope ...

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Church in Colombia aids 5,000 Venezuelan emigrants a day

Cucuta, Colombia, Oct 6, 2018 / 06:01 am (ACI Prensa).- The Church in Colombia is assisting some 5,000 Venezuelan migrants a day, the president of the country's bishops' conference announced Tuesday. Venezuela is suffering a years-long economic crisis which has caused 2.3 million people to emigrate since 2014. “An average ...

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