Daily Readings

FEBRUARY 7 – ST. ROMUALD, ABBOT.

By John B. Manos / February 7, 2023 /

Learn more about St. Romuald’s spiritual journey and how he overcame temptations of the flesh, persecutions, and the sins of others to start an Order!

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FEBRUARY 6 – ST. DOROTHY, VIRGIN, MARTYR.

By John B. Manos / February 6, 2023 /

Learn from St. Dorothy’s example of how martyrs can bring others to our faith in Christ! Find out how she bravely bore buffeting, red-hot iron, and life-changing roses from the garden of her Spouse .

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FEBRUARY 5 – ST. AGATHA, VIRGIN, MARTYR. THE MARTYRS OF JAPAN

By John B. Manos / February 5, 2023 /

Against all odds, St. Agatha embraced God’s gift of purity through sacrificial obedience to Jesus Christ. Christians in Japan faced incredible martyrdom with unbridled joy for their beliefs.

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FEBRUARY 4 – ST. JANE, OF VALOIS.

By John B. Manos / February 4, 2023 /

Learn from the example of St. Jane of Valois and her devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary – she courageously left a life of privilege and neglect to found the Order of the Annunciation in honor of Christ’s Mother.

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FEBRUARY 3 – ST. BLASE, BISHOP AND MARTYR.

By John B. Manos / February 3, 2023 /

Discover the inspiring story and virtue behind St. Blase – a devoted physician who chose to serve God, healed with both physical and spiritual medicine, and was even martyred during a Licinius-led persecution!

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FEBRUARY 2 – THE PURIFICATION, COMMONLY CALLED CANDLEMAS-DAY.

By John B. Manos / February 2, 2023 /

Mary and Joseph honored God’s prescriptions for redemption by offering her Son as a sacrifice and being met at the temple by Simeon & Anne during Candlemas.

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FEBRUARY 1 – ST. BRIDGID, ABBESS, AND PATRONESS OF IRELAND. ST. IGNATIUS OF ANTIOCH.

By John B. Manos / February 1, 2023 /

Despite initially facing opposition, St. Bridgid fearlessly devoted her life to God and established the 1st monastery in Ireland with many spiritual benefits. Faced with Trajan’s Persecution, St. Ignatius chose death over apostasy showing immense strength of faith and love for the Lord.

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JANUARY 31 – ST. MARCELLA, WIDOW.

By John B. Manos / January 31, 2023 /

Learn how St. Marcella, praised by St. Jerome as the glory of Roman women, dedicated her life to service and piety despite harassment at the hands of the barbarian Goths.

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JANUARY 30 – ST. BATHILDES, QUEEN.

By John B. Manos / January 30, 2023 /

St. Bathildes exemplified humility & charity at every stage of life – rising from slavery to royal consort, regent of the kingdom, and ending her days as a nun comforting the sick.

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JANUARY 29 – ST. FRANCIS OF SALES.

By John B. Manos / January 29, 2023 /

Discover the inspiring journey of St. Francis of Sales as he converted 72K Calvinists with gentleness and humility! Read more to draw insight into his devotion to our Blessed Lady & founding of the Order of Visitation.

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