Daily Archives: December 13, 2011

13th December – feast day of Santa Lucia – Saint Lucy.

Saint Lucy is often depicted with a pair of eyes, as in this painting by Domenico di Pace Beccafumi. Saint Lucy’s Day or the Feast of St. Lucy is marked by Catholics and Orthodox Christians and also celebrated by members … Continue reading

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Pope celebrates Guadalupe feast, confirms he’ll travel to Mexico, Cuba

By Cindy Wooden and Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Celebrating the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe and confirming he will travel to Mexico and Cuba in the spring, Pope Benedict XVI called on the people … Continue reading

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Bishop Alexander Sample on the need for a renewal of orthodoxy

By Jim Graves (the Catholic World Report) Bishop Alexander Sample, 50, is celebrating the fifth anniversary of his ordination and installation as bishop of Marquette, on Michigan’s upper peninsula. At the time of his episcopal ordination, he was the youngest … Continue reading

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