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August 2019

The Holy Machabees

August 1, 2019
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The seven Machabees were brothers martyred with their mother under Antiochus Epiphanes in about the year 150 before Christ. There is an account of their wonderful death in the Old Testament (2 Mach. 7). The seven brothers suffered, one after another, the most exquisite torments with invincible courage and constancy while their heroic mother stood…

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St. Alphonsus Mary De Liguori

August 2, 2019
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Before his religious life, St. Alphonsus practiced for some time at the bar and was fast growing in reputation when an incident occurred which was the catalyst for his apostolic labors and learned writings. Alphonsus, in his defense of a case of great importance pleaded so ingeniously that the president felt disposed to give judgment…

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St. Gamaliel

August 3, 2019
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He was of the sect of the Pharisees and a doctor of the law in the highest reputation at Jerusalem. St. Paul recommended himself to the Jews by saying that he had been his scholar. When the Jews were deliberating to put the apostle to death, St. Gamaliel prevented such a resolution and indirectly showed…

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St. Dominic

August 4, 2019
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At the end of the twelfth century the Church in France was ravaged by the Albigensian heresy, a doctrine that was entirely unchristian and constituted a social evil. Effective measures were required to combat it. Where others had failed, a Spanish canon, Dominic Guzman, succeeded. He was notable for his learning and love of poverty…

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Dedication of the Church of Our Lady of the Snow

August 5, 2019
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The church of Our Lady of the Snow was the basilica that Pope Liberius built in Rome, in the fourth century on the Esquiline Hill on the site of the present church of St. Mary Major. Our Lady showed the site of her sanctuary to a nobleman, indicating its boundaries by a miraculous fall of…

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The Transfiguration of Our Lord

August 6, 2019
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Twice in the course of the year the Church commemorates our Lord’s Transfiguration on Mount Tabor—during Lent, on the second Sunday, in order to bear witness to His Divinity as His Passion draws near, and again today to celebrate His exaltation in glory. The feast of the Transfiguration had long been kept on August 6…

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St. Cajetan

August 7, 2019
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With John Peter Carafa, the future Pope Paul IV, Cajetan of Thiene founded in 1523 the first congregation of Clerks Regular, a new form of institute which corresponded with the needs of the time. Trust in God was its principal rule; its members were forbidden to ask for alms and depended entirely on the spontaneous…

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St. John Mary Vianney

August 8, 2019
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Born at Dardilly, near Lyons on May 8, 1786, St. John Mary Vianney was ordained priest at Grenoble in 1815. He was parish priest of Ars for nearly forty-two years and his influence still endures in the parish which he sanctified. His pastoral zeal, his mortifications and miracles transformed the population. Crowds flocked to the…

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Vigil of St. Lawrence

August 9, 2019
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In St. Lawrence we have a sensible demonstration how powerful the grace of Jesus Christ is which is able to sweeten whatever is bitter and harsh to flesh and blood. A lively faith like that of the martyrs would make us condemn the honors and pleasures of the world and measure the goods and evils…

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St. Lawrence

August 10, 2019
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St. Lawrence, Pope Sixtus II’s archdeacon was martyred on August 10, 258, a few days after the Pope himself and other members of the Roman clergy had suffered a similar fate, all of them victims of Valerian’s persecution. The prefect of Rome, imagining that the Christians had hid considerable treasures was extremely desirous to secure…

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