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Friday 7 February

Memorial of St Paul Miki and Companions Ecclesiasticus 47:2-11; Ps 18; Mark 6:14-29 Who would be a King? Today‚Äôs readings are about two very different kings of Israel. The first reading praises David, the second tells of Herod who had John the Baptist beheaded. But recall the sins David committed, so were the two kings […]

February Saints

Saint Paul Miki (d 1597) Paul was a member of the noble Miki family, a samurai clan of Harima Province, Japan. He was educated by the Jesuits in their missionary seminary and joined the Society of Jesus in 1580. Famous as a preacher and evangelist, Paul was arrested by the officials of the taiko of […]