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The Legendary St. George

The story of St. George is the stuff of legend. He lived during the reign of the Emporer Diocletian from 275 - 303. He was a knight, a soldier, and a dragon slayer. This Friday is his feast day and how apropos that he is one of the saints featured in The Rosary: Your Weapon for Spiritual Warfare, the book we pull our weekly meditations from during our Women of Grace Rosary Crusade.

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Becoming a Martyr

June 1

June 1

Feast of St. Justin Martyr

 “Though beheaded, and crucified, and thrown to wild beasts, in chains and fire, and all other tortures, we do not give up our confession; but the more such things happen, the more others, in larger numbers, become believers.

 For Reflection:

Martyrdom comes in many forms. In what way may God be asking me to be a “martyr” today?

 

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Strength

February 23

February 23

Feast of St. Polycarp, Bishop and Martyr  (D. 155)

Leave me as I am. The one who gives me strength to endure the fire will also give me strength to stay quite still on the pyre, even without the precaution of your nails.

                                                            --St. Polycarp at his martyrdom

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Feast of St. Vincent, Deacon and Martyr

St. Vincent Deacon and Martryr

January 22 Feast of St. Vincent, Deacon and Martyr

"Against Christ's army the world arrays a twofold battle line. It offers temptation to lead us astray; it strikes terror into us to break our spirit. At both of these approaches, Christ rushes to our aid, and the Christian is not conquered."

--From a homily of St. Augustine on St. Vincent

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