Monthly Archives: July 2009

Pedro Poveda Castroverde – July 28th

St. Pedro Poveda Castroverde – (1874-1936) Priest and Martyr July 28th Born December 3rd, 1874 at Linares, Spain and raised in a pious family, he felt an early call to the priesthood. He entered the seminary in Jaen in 1889, … Continue reading

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John Soreth – July 28th

Bl. John Soreth – (1394-1471) Priest July 28th John Soreth was born near Caen in Normandy in 1394 and entered the Carmelite house there as a young man. Ordained priest around 1417, he became a doctor of theology in Paris … Continue reading

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Titus Brandsma – July 27th

Bl. Titus Brandsma – (1881-1942) Priest and Martyr July 27th Born in the Frisian city of Bolsward (The Netherlands), February 23rd in 1881, Bl. Titus Brandsma joined the Carmelites while still young and was ordained priest in 1905.  He undertook … Continue reading

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August Carmelite Saint Pages Added

Well, we’re on a roll this month.  I actually got these done early for once.  Here are the Carmelite Saints and Feast Days for August.   AUGUST New – Updated 07/25/09 August   7th  – St. Albert of Trapani – (c.1250-1306) … Continue reading

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Sts. Joachim and Anne – July 26th

Sts. Joachim and Anne Parents of the Virgin Mary & Protectors of our Order July 26th An old tradition going back to the second century gives these names to the parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The veneration of St … Continue reading

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Maria Pilar, Teresa and Maria Angeles – Martyrs of Guadalajara, Spain – July 24th

Bls. Maria Pilar, Teresa and Maria Angeles – (d. 1936) (Martyrs of Guadalajara, Spain) Virgins & Martyrs July 24th Discalced Carmelite nuns of the Monastery of Guadalajara, Spain, were executed for the faith on July 24th 1936, during the opression … Continue reading

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Maria Mercedes Prat – July 24th

Bl. Maria Mercedes Prat – (1880-1936) Virgin and Martyr July 24th Mercedes Prat was born on March 6th, 1880, in Barcelona. From her childhood she gave herself completely to God, whom she received every day in Communion. She displayed a … Continue reading

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Our Lady, Mother of Divine Grace – July 23rd

Our Lady, Mother of Divine Grace July 23rd This feast concludes the octave of the Solemnity of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel. We honor Mary as Our Lady, Mother of Divine Grace since she is the Mother of the Son … Continue reading

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St. Elijah – July 20th

 St. Elijah Prophet July 20th   The prophet Elijah appears in Scripture as a man of God who lived always in his presence and fought zealously for the worship of the one true God. He defended… Read More .

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Venerable Angelo Paoli to be Beatified !

I ran across this last night, sorry I didn’t post this sooner! July 3, 1009 Promulgation of the Decree of the Congregation for Causes of Saints concerning the miracle attributed to Venerable Angelo Paoli This morning, 3rd July 2009, the Holy … Continue reading

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