Saint of the Day – St. John Ogilvie

Born in 1579, John Ogilvie belonged to Scottish nobility. Raised a Calvinist, he was educated on the continent. Exposed to the religious controversies of his day and impressed with the faith of the martyrs, he decided to become a Catholic. Prayer Almighty and eternal God,you gave to St John Ogilviewisdom in defending the Catholic faithand courage in facing a martyr’s death:listen to our prayers,and send us an ever greater … Continue reading Saint of the Day – St. John Ogilvie

Saint of the Day

St. Colette Women seeking to conceive, expectant mothers and sick children, against fever [This prayer was given to St Colette by an Angel, who appeared visibly in the choir before the Religious. Prayer: Blessed be the hourin which our Lord Jesus Christ,God and Man was born.Blessed be the Holy Spiritby whom he was conceived.Blessed be the glorious Virgin Maryof whom the Incarnate Word was born. … Continue reading Saint of the Day

Saint of the Day

St. John of the Cross Patron Saint of of Contemplatives, mystics and Spanish poets Prayer Let us begin, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.  Almighty Father, you endowed John of the Cross with a spirit of self-denial and a love of the Cross. By following his example, may we come to the eternal vision of your glory.We ask this through our Lord … Continue reading Saint of the Day