Monday, 29 January 2018

# Saints

Saint Aquilinus of Milan

Carlo Urbino, The Rediscovery of Saint Aquilinus of Cologne’s Corpse, a fresco behind the main altar in the Cappella di Sant’Aquilino in the Basilica of San Lorenzo, Milan in Milan, Italy.

The 29th of January is the feast day of Saint Aquilinus of Milan. He is also known as Saint Aquilinus of Cologne. He is the patron saint of hotel porters (facchini) in Milan.

Saint Aquilinus of Milan was born to a noble family in Bavaria, Germany. He was educated in Cologne Germany, ordained in the priesthood and turned down a bishopric in Cologne so he can be a missionary priest and preacher. He fought the heresies of Cathars, Manichaeans and the Arians in various European cities and was known for miraculously healing people from diseases. He settled in Milan, Italy but was stabbed to death in 1015 A.D. by Arian heretics who threw his body in the city sewer. His body was recovered and now buried in a chapel in the Basilica of San Lorenzo.

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Our Lady of Medjugorje

August 02, 2018 Message to Mirjana

Dear children, with a motherly love I am calling you to open hearts to peace; to open hearts to my Son, so that in your hearts love for my Son may sing, because only out of that love peace comes in the soul. My children, I know that you have goodness, I know that you have love - a merciful love, but many of my children still have a closed heart. They think that they can do it without directing their thoughts towards the Heavenly Father who illuminates-towards my Son who is always with you anew in the Eucharist and who desires to listen to you. My children, why do you not speak to Him? The life of each of you is important and precious, because it is a gift from the Heavenly Father for eternity. Therefore, do not ever forget to keep on thanking Him: speak to Him. I know, my children, that what is to come afterwards is unknown to you, but when your hereafter comes you will receive all the answers. My motherly love desires that you be ready. My children, by your life keep putting good feelings in the hearts of the people whom you meet, feelings of peace, goodness, love and forgiveness. Through prayer, hearken to what My Son is saying and act accordingly. Anew, I am calling you to prayer for your shepherds, for those whom my Son has called. Remember that they need prayers and love. Thank you.

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