Monthly Archives: September 2009

St. Albert of Jerusalem – September 17th

St. Albert of Jerusalem (c.1149-1215) Bishop & Lawgiver of Carmel September 17th Patriarch of Jerusalem and patron of the Carmelite Order. Albert was born in Parma, Italy, about 1149. He became a canon at the Holy Cross Abbey in Mortoba. … Continue reading

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Exaltation of the Holy Cross – September 14th

Exaltation of the Holy Cross September 14th Early in the fourth century St. Helena, mother of the Roman Emperor Constantine, went to Jerusalem in search of the holy places of Christ’s life. She razed the Temple of Aphrodite, which tradition … Continue reading

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Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary – September 12th

Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary September 12th     The feast of the Most Holy Name of Mary began in Spain in 1513 and in 1671 was extended to all of Spain and the Kingdom of Naples. In … Continue reading

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Bl. Mary of Jesus – September 12th

Bl. Mary of Jesus (1560-1640) Virgin September 12th Born in 1560 at Tartanedo (Spain), she took the Discalced Carmelite habit at Toledo in 1577 and …Read More…  

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Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Sept 8th

 Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Sept 8th (Picture – Sts. Joachim and Anne with Mary as a child) The Church has celebrated Mary’s birth since at least the sixth century. A September birth was chosen because the Eastern … Continue reading

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St. Teresa Margaret Redi of the Sacred Heart- September 1st

St. Teresa Margaret Redi Of the Sacred Heart (1747-1770) Virgin September 1st   Also known as Anne Mary Redi, Ann Maria Redi, Teresa Margaret of the Sacred Heart . Anne Mary Redi was born July 15, 1747 at Arezzo in … Continue reading

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