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The man who was Pope 3 times (Benedict IX)

Benedict IX

Who is Benedict IX at a glance? He was born in Rome, was elected in 1036 but was 20 years of age when he ascended the throne. He forced the king of Behomia to return the relics of St Adalbert of prague. Eventually he took refuse in the Monastery of Gorttaferrata. He was elected Pope three times. Pope Benedict IX was ...

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#2 – Pope St. Linus, Second Catholic Pope

#2 - Pope St. Linus, second catholic pope

About Pope Linus Second Catholic Pope Born in Volterra, Elected in 67 AD, he died on the 23rd September, 76 AD. He is buried near St. Peter. He created the first fifteen bishops. He forbid women to enter a church with uncovered head. During his pontificate the evangelist Luke and Mark were martyred. Second Catholic Pope How do we know ...

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St. Cletus: The third Catholic Post.

St. Cletus

St. Cletus was the third bishop of Rome, and succeeded St. Linus, which circumstance alone shows his eminent virtue among the first disciples of St. Peter in the West. He sat twelve years, from 76 to 89. The canon of the Roman mass, (which Bossuet and all others agree to be of primitive antiquity,) Bede, and other Martyrologists, style him a ...

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The First African Pope

Pope Victor 1

Pope Victor I, was a bishop of Rome, The First African Pope, in history of the Catholic Church, during the late second century. The date of birth of St. victor is unknown, but we do know that he was Pope from 26 May 189 – 28 July 199 (10 years, 63 days). There is a Second Africa Pope How do we know he was pope? The Liber Pontificalis (“Book ...

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The memorial of St. John Mary Vianney 4th August

st john vianney

The memorial of St. John Mary Vianney 4th August Liturgical Year: B Reading for Mass: First Reading: Numbers 12:1-13 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 51:3-4, 5-6ab, 6cd-7, 12-13 Gospel: Matthew14:22-36 Collect Almighty and merciful God, who made the Priest Saint John Vianney wonderful in his pastoral zeal, grant, we pray, that through his intercession and example we may in charity win brothers and ...

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Memorial Day of St Alphonsus de Liguori (Bishop and Doctor of the Church)

St Alphonsus de Liguori

Memorial Day of St Alphonsus de Liguori (Bishop and Doctor of the Church) 1st August Liturgical Year B Today’s Mass: Memorial St. Alphonsus de Liguori. Bishop and Doctor. First Reading: Leviticus 25:1, 8-17. Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 67:2-3,5,7-8. Gospel: Matthew 14:1-12 Today’s Rosary: The Joyful Mystery. [media-downloader media_id=”244″ texts=”Download our free android app Here!!!”] Collect O God, who constantly raise up in your ...

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Today’s Mass Reading: Memorial of St. Ignatius of Loyola Priest

Ignatius

Today’s Mass Reading: Memorial of St. Ignatius of Loyola Priest Liturgical Calendar: Year B Today’s Mass: Memorial of St. Ignatius of Loyola Priest Reading for Mass: First Reading: Leviticus 23:1, 4-11, 15-16, 27, 34b-37. Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 81:3-4, 5-6, 10-11ab. Gospel: Matthew 13:54-58. Today’s Rosary: The Sorrowful Mystery. [media-downloader media_id=”244″ texts=”Download our free android app Here!!!”] Collect O God, who raised up ...

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About St. Paulinus of Nola

St. Paulinus of Nola

Saint of the Day Catholic saints are holy people and also humans who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God’s invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint. Bishop of Nola and writer. Pontius Meropius Anicius Paulinus was born to a wealthy Roman family at Bordeaux, ...

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