Wednesday, 7 February 2018

# Saints

Saint Richard the King


The 7th of February is the Feast of Saint Richard the King, he is also known as St. Richard of Wessex, St. Richard the Pilgrim, St. Richard the Saxon, St. Richard of Swabia, and St. Ricarius.

Saint Richard the King lived in 720 AD and was a Saxon king born in Wessex, England. Three of his children are saints, Saint Willibald, Saint Winnebald and Saint Walburga. His brother in law, Saint Boniface is also a saint. Saint Willibald was ill as a child and he was near his deathbed. Saint Richard wrapped him a blanket and placed him at the foot of a large crucifix where the child recovered. Saint Willibald, when he was a grown man, journeyed with his father, Saint Richard, and brother to go on a missionary pilgrimage to Rome and the Holy Land. Saint Richard, renounced his royal estate before his journey while his daughter entered a convent. In Italy, Saint Richard became ill and died, and was buried in Tuscany in the Church of San Frediano. Many miracles happened at his tomb. Some of his relics were sent to Eichstatt, Germany, where Winnebald, his son later became a Bishop.

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Our Lady of Medjugorje

February 2, 2018 Message to Mirjana

Dear children, you whom my Son loves, you whom I love with an immeasurable motherly love, do not permit for selfishness, for self love, to rule the world. Do not permit for love and goodness to be hidden. You who are loved, who have come to know the love of my Son, remember that to be loved means to love. My children, have faith. When you have faith you are happy and are spreading peace; your soul trembles with joy. My Son is in such a soul. When you are giving yourself for the faith, when you are giving yourself for love, when you are doing good to your neighbor, my Son smiles in your soul. Apostles of my love, I am turning to you as a mother. I am gathering you around myself and I desire to lead you on the way of love and faith, on the way which leads to the light of the world. I am here for the sake of love, for the sake of faith, because with my motherly blessing I desire to give you hope and strength on your way - because the way which leads to my Son is not easy. It is full of renunciation, giving, sacrifice, forgiveness and much, much love. But this way leads to peace and happiness. My children, do not believe lying voices which speak to you about false things, false glitter. You, my children, return to the Scripture. I am looking at you with immeasurable love, and through God's grace am making myself evident to you. My children, set out with me. May your soul tremble with joy. Thank you.

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