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January 12 ~ The Ultimate Sacrifice

January 12 ~ The Ultimate Sacrifice

This poem was written on the catacombs in Rome by Pope St. Damascus (366-383) commemorating the martyrdom of St. Tarcisius: “When a wicked group of fanatics flung themselves on Tarcisius who was carrying the Eucharist, wanting to profane the Sacrament, the boy preferred to give up his life rather than yield up the Body of Christ to those […]

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Saint Samantha

Saint Samantha

Saint Samantha is a Celtic saint born in 739 A.D.  She had an important influence on the Celtic Christian Community.  Her more formal name is St. Samthann of Clonbroney. Samantha was the foster child of a man named Cridan who was an Irish king.  He had arranged a marriage to an Irish nobleman, but Samantha […]

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