Happy Feast Day of Saint Andrew

This is Saint Andrew, Saint Peter’s brother and one of Jesus’s apostles. He was the first called. And though he wasn’t renamed and had God’s church built on him, he didn’t let it come between he and Peter at the family Thanksgiving get-together. In fact, he gave Peter a pink belly just to remind him…

Happy Feast Day of Saint Cecilia!

This is my confirmation saint. Saint Cecilia, the patron saint of musicians.  I was in band and under the impression that I would graduate and play in a symphony even though I wasn't even first chair in a high school band class.  If only I'd known back then that I needed the patron saint of…

Happy Feasts of Saint Jude and Saint Simon!

Saint Jude was one of the 12 apostles and became a very powerful intercessor so anxious was he to prove he wasn’t THAT Judas. The flame represents his presence at Pentecost (which THAT Judas wasn’t present for). The Medallion represents a legend in which Jesus imprinted His face into a cloth for Saint Jude to…

Happy Feast of the Archangels!

I have a particular devotion to Saint Michael and recommend his intercession to anyone. Here are some things you may not know about him: His name means "Who is Like God". He led the good angels to throw Lucifer and the bad angels out of heaven. There is a particularly stunning sculpture of this scene…