Wednesday, 7 February 2018

# Saints

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

July 2, 2018 Message to Mirjana

Dear children, I am the mother of all of you and, therefore, do not be afraid because I hear your prayers. I know that you seek me and that is why I am praying to my Son for you, my Son, who is united with the Heavenly Father and the Holy Spirit - the Paraclete - my Son who leads souls to the Kingdom from where He came, the Kingdom of peace and light. My children, you are given the freedom to choose, but, as a mother, I implore you to choose the freedom for the good. You, with pure and simple souls comprehend - even if sometimes you do not understand the words - and within yourselves you feel what the truth is. My children, do not lose the truth and true life so as to follow the false one. By life in truth, the Kingdom of Heaven enters into your hearts, and that is the Kingdom of peace, love and harmony. Then, my children, there will not be the selfishness which distances you from my Son. There will be love and understanding for your neighbors. Because, remember, again I repeat to you, to pray also means to love others, your neighbors, and to give yourself to them. Love and give in my Son, and then He will work in you and for you. My children, ceaselessly think of my Son and love Him immeasurably and you will have true life, and that will be for eternity. Thank you, apostles of my love.

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