Archive for August 6th, 2012
Today on August 3rd we remember the life and works of St. Peter Julian Eymard. St. Peter Julian Eymard was born in La Mure d’Isère in southeastern France, Peter Julian’s faith journey drew him from being a priest in the Diocese of Grenoble in the year 1843 to joining the Marists to founding the Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament. His life was filled with service and sacrifice to our Lord. May he rest in eternal bliss with our Lord. God Bless!
Today on August 2nd we celebrate the life of St. Eusebius of Vercelli. St. Eusebius of Vercelli was born on the isle of Sardinia, he became a member of the Roman clergy and is the first recorded bishop of Vercelli in Piedmont. He is also the first to link the monastic life with that of the clergy, establishing a community of his diocesan clergy. His principles of faith and devotion have been remembered through the ages. God Bless his work!
Today on August 1st we celebrate the life of St. Alphonsus Liguori. St. Alphonsus Liguori fought for the liberation of moral theology from the rigidity of Jansenism. His moral theology, which went through 60 editions in the century following him, concentrated on the practical and concrete problems of pastors and confessors. God Bless his work for our Faith.
Today on July 31st we celebrate the life of St. Ignatius of Loyola. St. Ignatius of Loyola was the founder of the Jesuits and was on his way to military fame and fortune when a cannon ball shattered his leg. Because there were no books of romance on hand during his convalescence, Ignatius whiled away the time reading a life of Christ and lives of the saints. His spent the majority of his life in service to our Lord. God Bless his sacrifice.