Friday, 29 June 2018

# Saints

Saints Peter and Paul

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Saint Peter and Saint Paul. Oil on canvas by El Greco. circa 16th-century. Hermitage Museum, Russia.

The 29th of June is the feast day of Saints Peter and Paul. It is also known as the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul. See this list for Saint Peter’s patronage. He is invoked against foot problems, fever and longevity. Saint Paul is the patron saint of missions; theologians; and Gentile Christians. Saints Peter and Paul were Apostles of Jesus, Saint Peter being the leader of the twelve, whereas Saint Paul followed Christ after the Lord’s ascension. The two saints are the founders of the Church in Rome. Both were martyred in close location, Peter was first martyred by being crucified upside down and Saint Paul was beheaded. Some traditions have them martyred on the same day. Saint Peter was crucified and buried on where Saint Peter’s Basilica is now located. Saint Paul was beheaded on the via Ostia and buried where the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls is. They are both the patron saints of Rome.

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Our Lady of Medjugorje

February 2, 2019 Message to Mirjana

Dear children, the love and goodness of the Heavenly Father give revelations, which make faith grow, for it to be interpreted, that it may bring peace, certainty and hope. In this way, I, too, my children, through the merciful love of the Heavenly Father, always, anew, am showing you the way to my Son, to eternal salvation. But, unfortunately, many of my children do not want to hear me; many of my children are of two minds. And I always, in time and beyond time, magnified the Lord for all that He has done in me and through me. My Son gives Himself to you and breaks the bread with you. He speaks the words of eternal life to you so that you may carry them to everyone. And you, my children, apostles of my love, what are you afraid of when my Son is with you? Offer your souls to Him so that He can be in them and that He can make you instruments of faith, instruments of love. My children, live the Gospel, live merciful love for your neighbors, and, above all, live love for the Heavenly Father. My children, you are not united by chance. The Heavenly Father does not unite anyone by chance. My Son speaks to your souls. I speak to your heart. As a mother I am saying to you: set out with me, love one another, and give witness. Do not be afraid, with your example, to defend the truth - the Word of God, which is eternal and never changes. My children, whoever acts in the light of merciful love and truth is always helped by Heaven and is not alone. Apostles of my love, may you always be recognized among all others by your hiddenness, love and radiance. I am with you. Thank you.

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