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patron saint origins

patron saint origins

Ever wonder how a saint becomes the “patron saint” of something? What did Anthony find to become patron saint of lost things? Or Jude, the patron saint of lost causes – what did he lose to claim his title? And Christopher, what feat did he perform...

3 Hidden Treasures

3 Hidden Treasures

Sometimes the greatest treasures are hidden in plain sight. Take Brother Thomas. A few days ago I had bought a mini poinsettia for the statue of Mary in our chapel. After a few days, it started to wilt. Now I love plants, but they’re often...

my brother’s blades

my brother’s blades

Dear Family and Friends, It took me nineteen years to find someone who loves ice skating more than I do. And of all people, it’s someone who will never wear ice skates. Let me back up a little. I’m the third of nine children. Each of us is so...