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Saint of the Day St. Barnabas

St. Barnabas Feast Day: June 11 Birth: unknown Cyprus Death: reputedly 61 AD Salamis, Cyprus Canonized By: Pre-Congregation Attributes: Pilgrim’s staff; olive branch; holding the Gospel of Matthew Patronage: Cyprus, Antioch, against hailstorms, invoked as peacemaker Life: Barnabas (English: bɑrnəbəs; Greek: Βαρνάβας), born Joseph, was an early Christian, one of the prominent Christian disciples in […]

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Bro. Gregorio Lima Hontomin, OP: A Wonderful Dominican Cooperator Brother

I never met Bro. Gregorio in person but putting together the bits and pieces of the stories about him, one can easily discover that there is something special about him. From the point of view of our faith, Bro. Gregorio was someone who lived his Christian life, as a Dominican cooperator brother beyond the ordinary. […]

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Sainthood cause of Filipino bishop pushed

Archbishop Emeritus Ernesto Salgado in an audience with Pope Francis ROME, Italy – In line with the Church’s celebration of the Solemnity of All Saints today, Nov. 1, Filipinos in the Eternal City recently took part in the promotion of the cause to sainthood of one of their fellowmen. Hundreds of Filipino migrants in this […]