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St Monica + 4.May 387

Posted in Eastertide with tags , , , , on 4. May 2013 by zaK

monica by janet mckenzie

St Monica of Hippo + 27.August 387

Posted in Ordinary Time, the season after Pentecost with tags , , , , , , , on 27. August 2011 by zaK

In place of a basket filled with fruits of the earth, she had learned to bring to the oratories of the martyrs a heart full of purer petitions, and to give all that she could to the poor – so that the communion of the Lord’s body might be rightly celebrated in those places where, after the example of his passion, the martyrs had been sacrificed and crowned.

— Confessions 6.2.2

St. Monica of Hippo + 4.May 387 (old calendar)

Posted in Eastertide with tags , , on 3. May 2011 by zaK