FRIDAY 22 FEBRUARY 2019

The Chair of St. Peter the Apostle, Feast This feast has been celebrated in Rome since at least the fourth century. It signifies the unity of the Church founded upon the Apostles. White Entrance Antiphon: Lk 22: 32 The Lord says to Simon Peter: I have prayed for you...

THURSDAY 21 FEBRUARY 2019

ST PETER DAMIAN (1007 – 1072) Born in Ravenna, he joined the hermitage of Fonte Avellana. He strongly promoted the religious life in many parts of Italy and the Popes in their efforts at reform. He died on 21 February 1072. Green/White Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Ps...

WEDNESDAY 20 FEBRUARY 2019

St. Wulfric Born in England, he became a priest and was excessively materialistic and worldly. After meeting with a beggar, he underwent a personal conversion and became a hermit at Haselbury; He then devoted himself to rigorous austerities and was known for his...

TUESDAY 19 FEBRUARY 2019

Bl. Alvarez of Corova Alvarez entered the Dominican convent at Cordova in 1368. He became known for his preaching prowess in Spain and Italy. By the time of his death, he was famous all over Spain for his teaching, preaching, asceticism, and holiness. His cult was...

MONDAY 18 FEBRUARY 2019

St. Simon In St. Matthew’s Gospel, we read of St. Simon who is described as one of our Lord’s brethren or kinsmen. He is one of those brethren of Christ who are mentioned in the Acts of the Apostles as having received the Holy Spirit on Pentecost. Green Entrance...

SUNDAY 17 FEBRUARY 2019

SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME: Psalter II THE SEVEN HOLY FOUNDERS OF THE SERVITE ORDER Green Entrance Antiphon: Cf. Ps 30: 3-4 Be my protector, O God, a mighty stronghold to save me. For you are my rock, my stronghold! Lead me, guide me, for the sake of your name.  ...