Wednesday, 7 February 2018

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Saint Richard the King


The 7th of February is the Feast of Saint Richard the King, he is also known as St. Richard of Wessex, St. Richard the Pilgrim, St. Richard the Saxon, St. Richard of Swabia, and St. Ricarius.

Saint Richard the King lived in 720 AD and was a Saxon king born in Wessex, England. Three of his children are saints, Saint Willibald, Saint Winnebald and Saint Walburga. His brother in law, Saint Boniface is also a saint. Saint Willibald was ill as a child and he was near his deathbed. Saint Richard wrapped him a blanket and placed him at the foot of a large crucifix where the child recovered. Saint Willibald, when he was a grown man, journeyed with his father, Saint Richard, and brother to go on a missionary pilgrimage to Rome and the Holy Land. Saint Richard, renounced his royal estate before his journey while his daughter entered a convent. In Italy, Saint Richard became ill and died, and was buried in Tuscany in the Church of San Frediano. Many miracles happened at his tomb. Some of his relics were sent to Eichstatt, Germany, where Winnebald, his son later became a Bishop.

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Our Lady of Medjugorje

January 2, 2019 Message to Mirjana

Dear children, sadly, among you, my children, there is so much battle, hatred, personal interests and selfishness. My children, so easily you forget my Son, His words, His love. Faith is being extinguished in many souls, and hearts are being grasped by material things of the world. But my motherly heart knows that there are still those who believe and love, who are seeking how to draw all the closer to my Son, who are tirelessly seeking my Son - then, in this way, they are also seeking me. These are the humble and the meek with their pain and suffering which they carry in silence with their hopes and, above all, with their faith. These are the apostles of my love. My children, apostles of my love, I am teaching you that my Son is not only asking for continuous prayers, but also for works and feelings - that you believe, that you pray, that with your personal prayers you grow in faith, that you grow in love. To love each other is what He asks for - that is the way to eternal life. My children, do not forget that my Son brought the light to this world, and He brought it to those who wanted to see it and receive it. You be those, because this is the light of truth, peace and love. I am leading you in a motherly way to adore my Son; that you love my Son with me; that your thoughts, words and actions may be directed to My Son - that they may be in His name. Then my heart will be fulfilled. Thank you.

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