WEDNESDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK OF EASTER Today is the Blessed Memorial of St. Catherine of Siena.
The Church as a whole celebrates the death of St. Catherine of Siena today.
St. Catherine of Siena, was the twenty-fourth of twenty-five children. From the age of seven, she began to have visions and professed her virginity. Her parents were angered by her decision not to marry, but eventually, at the age of 18, they allowed her to enter the Third Order of St. Dominic.
SATURDAY OF THE SECOND WEEK OF EASTER Today's first reading is the first letter of Saint Peter (1 Pet 5:5-14).
I love this reading. It contains one of my favorite verses of Scripture. Your opponent, the devil, is prowling around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. In my experience, many Catholics shy away from speaking about the-one-who-must-not-be-named. I'm not sure why that is, and I'd like us to be a little more open about the works of the devil. He is rea