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Sts. Sarbelius & Barbea

Two martyrs, brother and sister, who were put to death at Edessa...

Two martyrs, brother and sister, who were put to death at Edessa during the persecutions of Emperor Trajan. Sarbelius, also called Sharbel, was a high priest at Edessa, in Mesopotamia....

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Sts. Sarbelius & Barbea

Daily Gospel – MK 4:21-25

Jesus said to his disciples, “Is a lamp brought in to be...

Jesus said to his disciples, “Is a lamp brought in to be placed under a bushel basket or under a bed, and not to be placed on a lampstand? For...

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Daily Gospel – MK 4:21-25

St. Thomas Aquinas

St. Thomas Aquinas, priest and doctor of the Church, patron of all...

St. Thomas Aquinas, priest and doctor of the Church, patron of all universities and of students. His feast day is January 28th. He was born toward the end of the...

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St. Thomas Aquinas

Daily Gospel – MK 4:1-20

On another occasion, Jesus began to teach by the sea. A very...

On another occasion, Jesus began to teach by the sea. A very large crowd gathered around him so that he got into a boat on the sea and sat down....

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Daily Gospel – MK 4:1-20

St. Angela Merici

When she was 56, Angela Merici said “No” to the Pope. She...

When she was 56, Angela Merici said “No” to the Pope. She was aware that Clement VII was offering her a great honor and a great opportunity to serve when...

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St. Angela Merici

Daily Gospel – MK 3:31-35

The mother of Jesus and his brothers arrived at the house. Standing...

The mother of Jesus and his brothers arrived at the house. Standing outside, they sent word to Jesus and called him. A crowd seated around him told him, “Your mother...

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Daily Gospel – MK 3:31-35

St. Timothy

Born at Lystra, Lycaenia, Timothy was the son of a Greek father...

Born at Lystra, Lycaenia, Timothy was the son of a Greek father and Eunice, a converted Jewess. He joined St. Paul when Paul preached at Lystra replacing Barnabas, and became...

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St. Timothy

Daily Gospel – MK 3:22-30

The scribes who had come from Jerusalem said of Jesus, “He is...

The scribes who had come from Jerusalem said of Jesus, “He is possessed by Beelzebul,” and “By the prince of demons he drives out demons.” Summoning them, he began to...

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Daily Gospel – MK 3:22-30

St. Peter Thomas

Carmelite Latinpatriarch and papal legate. Peter was born in Gascony, France and...

Carmelite Latinpatriarch and papal legate. Peter was born in Gascony, France and joined the Carmelites while still a young man. In 1342 he was appointed procurator of the order and,...

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St. Peter Thomas

Daily Gospel – MK 1:14-20

After John had been arrested, Jesus came to Galilee proclaiming the gospel...

After John had been arrested, Jesus came to Galilee proclaiming the gospel of God: “This is the time of fulfillment. The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe...

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Daily Gospel – MK 1:14-20