Archive | February, 2013

Grande Munus – An Encyclical on Sts. Cyril and Methodius

GRANDE MUNUS ENCYCLICAL OF POPE LEO XIII ON SS. CYRIL AND METHODIUS To all the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops and Bishops of the Catholic world who enjoy Favor and Communion with the Apostolic See. Venerable Brothers, Greetings and Apostolic Blessing. Cyril and Methodius, Missionaries to the Slavs The great duty of spreading the Christian name was

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Saint Agatha, Virgin, Martyr

February 5 is the memorial of St. Agatha, patroness of Sicily, the land of my grandparents, and one of the patrons of my parish. Because of the tortures she endured in martyrdom, St. Agatha is also patroness of women who live with diseases of the breast. Fr. Paul Zalonski has a deep devotion to the

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