Tag Archives: St. John the Baptist

The Beheading of St. John the Baptist

He was martyred for defending the sanctity of marriage. Advertisements

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St. Blaise, bishop & martyr

St. John the Baptist and St. Blaise were separated by three hundred years. Both were separated from their heads because they would not separate from the Faith. They both were loved by the people and feared/envied/despised by the government. How … Continue reading

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beloved of the beloved

So [Eli] said to Samuel, “Go to sleep, and if you are called, reply, ‘Speak, LORD, for your servant is listening.’” 1Samuel 3,9 “Here I am; your commands for me are written in the scroll. To do your will is … Continue reading

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He’ll be coming round the mountain when He comes…

The first several weeks of Advent are taken up with St. John the Baptist and for good reason: he heralds that the Lord is near and calls us to repentance (Mt 3,2)… to penance that bears fruit (Mt 3,8), which … Continue reading

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