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December Saints

Saint Maria de las Maravillas de Jesus (1891-1974) Maria de las Maravillas was born in Madrid, Spain, into a devout Catholic family. At the time, her father was Spanish Ambassador to the Holy See. Reading the writings of St John of the Cross and St Teresa of Avila engendered in her the desire to become a […]

Wednesday 4 December

Saint John Damascene, Priest, Doctor Is 25:6-10a, Ps 23, Matthew 15:29-37 Food for the soul The banquets of Psalm 23 and Isaiah’s prophecy and the feeding of the thousands in St Matthew’s Gospel, while in the form of material bounty, are intended to symbolise the spiritual bounty which our loving God offers us. We need […]