30 April 2013

Today Is The Feast Of St. Catherine Of Siena:

Collect Of The Mass:
Da, quæsumus, omnípotens Deus: ut, qui beátæ Catharinæ Vírginis tuæ natalítia cólimus; et ánnua solemnitáte lætémur, et tantæ virtútis proficiámus exémplo. Per Dóminum nostrum...

Grant, we beseech Thee, almighty God, that we who commemorate the heavenly birthday of blessed Catherine, Thy Virgin, may rejoice in her yearly festival and profit by her example of great virtue. Through...

A Prayer to Saint Catherine of Siena:
O most admirable St. Catherine, thou who didst merit to make of thy whole life the noblest holocaust, constantly inspiring thyself to a most ardent love for Jesus, the Lamb without blemish, and for His beloved spouse the Church, whose rights thou didst strenuously affirm and support in troubled times, obtain, likewise, for us the grace not only to pass unscathed through the corruption of this world, but also to remain unshakably faithful to the Church, in word, in deed, in example, to see always, and to make others see, in the Vicar of Christ our anchor, as it were, in the storms of life, the beacon light that points the way to the harbor of safety in the dark night of our times and of men's souls. Amen.

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