Friday, August 21, 2009

Today's commemorations

A LIST OF things today:

National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, in Belleville, Illinois, USA - statue of Our Lady of Knock

Feast of Our Lady of Knock. Photo taken at the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows. Thanks to Peg F. who assisted with taking this photo.

Feast of Saint Pope Pius X. Click here for an audio lecture on Pius X, by Fr. Michael Witt.

Birthday of my grandmother Erika Abeln (1901-2004), R.I.P.

Also see this article on The Martyrs of Otranto, whose self-sacrifice prevented the Turks from getting a foothold in western Europe following the fall of Constantinople. These 800 were martyred on the vigil of the Assumption defending the Faith.

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