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St. Michael
St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle; be our safeguard against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him, we humbly pray. And do you, O prince of the heavenly host, by the power of God, cast into Hell Satan and all the evil spirits who prowl about the world seeking the ruin of souls. Amen. Advertise Now

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"Jesus' Baptism"

Why did Jesus, the sinless one sent from the Father in heaven, submit himself to John's baptism? John preached a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins (Luke 3:3). In this humble submission we see a foreshadowing of the "baptism" of Jesus bloody death upon the cross. Jesus' baptism is the acceptance and the beginning of his mission as God's suffering Servant (Isaiah 52:13-15; 53:1-12). He allowed himself to be numbered among sinners. Jesus submitted himself entirely to his Father's will. Out of love he consented to this baptism of death for the remission of our sins. Do you know the joy of trust and submission to God? Read More »

the third apparitions

For the third time St. Michael appeared and ordered him to enter the grotto: "It is not necessary that you dedicate this church that I have consecrated with my presence. Enter and pray with my assistance and celebrate the Sacrifice. I will show you how I have consecrated this place." The Bishop finally obeyed. Upon entering the grotto he found an altar covered with a red cloth and a crystal cross upon it while at the entrance the imprint of an infantile foot confirmed the presence of the Archangel Michael.


The Bishop had a chapel built at the entrance to the grotto and dedicated it on the 29th of September, now kept as the feast of the Archangel Michael, Raphael and Gabriel. The grotto is the only place of cult which is not consecrated by the hand of man. The title of 'celestial Basilica' was conferred during the centuries.


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LIVES OF THE SAINTS

February 31
FEAST DAY OF OUR LADY OF LOURDES

On this day we also remember and offer prayers for those who are sick and suffering. Read More »

February 17
SEVEN FOUNDERS OF THE ORDERS OF SERVITES

Seven members of Florentine Confraternity founded the Order of Servites of the blessed Virgin Mary. Read More »

February 21
PETER DAMIAN

Bishop and Doctor of the Church. "Let us faithfully transmit to posterity the example of virtue which. Read More »

February 22
CHAIR OF ST. PETER

Since early times, the Roman Church has had a special commemoration of the primatial authority of St. Peter. Read More »

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