Monday, 29 January 2018

# Saints

Saint Aquilinus of Milan

Carlo Urbino, The Rediscovery of Saint Aquilinus of Cologne’s Corpse, a fresco behind the main altar in the Cappella di Sant’Aquilino in the Basilica of San Lorenzo, Milan in Milan, Italy.

The 29th of January is the feast day of Saint Aquilinus of Milan. He is also known as Saint Aquilinus of Cologne. He is the patron saint of hotel porters (facchini) in Milan.

Saint Aquilinus of Milan was born to a noble family in Bavaria, Germany. He was educated in Cologne Germany, ordained in the priesthood and turned down a bishopric in Cologne so he can be a missionary priest and preacher. He fought the heresies of Cathars, Manichaeans and the Arians in various European cities and was known for miraculously healing people from diseases. He settled in Milan, Italy but was stabbed to death in 1015 A.D. by Arian heretics who threw his body in the city sewer. His body was recovered and now buried in a chapel in the Basilica of San Lorenzo.

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Our Lady of Medjugorje

April 02, 2018 Message to Mirjana

Dear children, Through the great love of the Heavenly Father I am beside you as your mother and you are beside me as my children, as apostles of my love whom I ceaselessly gather around me. My children, you are those who, along with prayer, need to completely surrender to my Son so that you may no longer live but my Son may live in you - so that all those who do not know my Son may see Him in you and come to desire to know Him. Pray that in you they may see resolute humility and goodness, a readiness to serve others; that in you they may see that you live your vocation in the world with the heart, in communion with my Son; that in you they may see meekness, tenderness and love for my Son as well as for all brothers and sisters. Apostles of my love, you must pray much and cleanse your hearts so that you may be the first to walk on the way of my Son, that you may be the just who are united with the justice of my Son. My children, as apostles of my love, you must be united in the communion which emanates from my Son, so that my children who do not know my Son may recognize the communion of love and may come to desire to walk on the way of life, the way of unity with my Son. Thank you.

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