Monday, November 17, 2008

Feast of St. Elizabeth of Hungary - Patroness of the the Third Order Franciscans

St. Elizabeth of Hungary born 1207 to King Andrew and Queen of Hungary. She was given in marriage to Louis the Count of Thuringia and bore him three children. She erected a hospital next to the castle that she lived in. She cared for the poor, and the sick. She died in 1231 and was canonized. Also she is the Patroness of Nurses.(to be expanded)

Saint Elizabeth did every kind of good work.She recognized Christ in the poor of this world.

Sunday, November 9, 2008

The Dedication of the Lateran Basilica

This the feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica, St. John Lateran commonly called, is situtated on the Caelian hill, Rome Italy. This is a celebration of everything the church is meant to be as the Body of Christ in this world. It can be the place where we meet Almighty God face-to face. It is rightly called St. John being named after the Evangelist. It is the Cathedral Church of the Pope in his role as the Bishop of Rome. It is also regarded as the "Mother Church" for Roman Catholicism, the first among all other churches and dioceses and cathedrals thoughout the world.