Friday, November 30, 2018, 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
According to the New Testament, Andrew was born in the village of Bethsaida on the Sea of Galilee during the early first century. Much like his younger brother, Simon Peter, Andrew was also a fisherman. Andrew's very name means strong and he was known for having good social skills.
Monday, November 26, 2018, 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
On November 26, 1995, our new Monastery on Crisp Road in Whitesville, KY, was blessed.
Sunday, November 25, 2018, 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
The Solemnity of Christ the King was established by Pope Pius XI in 1925 as an antidote to secularism, a way of life which leaves God out of man's thinking and living and organizes his life as if God did not exist. The feast is intended to proclaim in a striking and effective manner Christ's royalty over individuals, families, society, governments, and nations.
Thursday, November 22, 2018, 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
In the city of Rome there was a Christian virgin named Cecilia, who came from patrician family and was given in marriage to a pagan youth named Valerian. During her wedding ceremony she was said to have sung in her heart to God and before the consummation of her nuptials, she told her husband she had taken a vow of virginity and had an angel protecting her.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
Some among the Jews offered them to God in their infancy, by the hands of the priests in the temple, to be lodged in apartments belonging to the temple, and brought up in attending the priests and Levites in the sacred ministry. It is an ancient tradition, that the Blessed Virgin Mary was thus solemnly offered to God in the temple in her infancy.
Sunday, November 18, 2018, 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
Blessed Grimoaldo of the Purification, born Ferdinando Santamaria, a religious and clerical student of the Passionist Congregation, born on May 4, 1883 in Pontecorvo, Frosinone, Italy; died November 18, 1902 at Ceccano, Italy. Beatified by Pope John Paul II in 1995.
Friday, November 16, 2018, 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
Mother Mary Crucified was the superior of the first convent of Passionist Nuns. Through this role and because of her profound sharing in St. Paul's charism she is also called "co-foundress" of the Passionists. In 1982 Pope John Paul II approved the document declaring that she had practiced heroic virtue and should be called "Venerable." We await the day of her beatification!
Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
The Passionist Bishop and Martyr Eugene Bossilkov was born November 16, 1900 in Belene (Bulgaria), a village in the Danube Valley. He was executed in the prison (left) at Sophia on the night of November 11, 1952 at 11:30 P.M. His body was thrown into a common grave for criminals; the precise location of his burial place and his body is unknown.
Saturday, November 3, 2018, 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
Blessed Pius of Saint Aloysius, born Luigi Campidelli, was a religious and clerical student of the Passionist Congregation. He received Minor Orders but was struck down with tuberculosis before he could be ordained priest. He died at 21 years of age on November 2, 1889, offering his life for his troubled home region of Romagna.