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

May 02, 2018 Message to Mirjana

Dear children, all that my Son, who is the light of love, has done and does, He has done out of love. Also you, my children, when you live in love and love your neighbors, you are doing the will of my Son. Apostles of my love, make yourselves little; open your pure hearts to my Son so that He can work through you. With the help of faith, be filled with love. But, my children, do not forget that the Eucharist is the heart of faith. This is my Son who feeds you with His Body and strengthens you with His Blood. This is a miracle of love: my Son who always comes anew, alive, to bring life back to souls. My children, by living in love you are doing the will of my Son and He lives in you. My children, my motherly desire is for you to always love Him more, because He is calling you with His love. He is giving you love so that you may spread it to all those around you. As a mother, through His love, I am with you to speak the words of love and hope to you - to speak to you the eternal words that are victorious over time and death - so as to call you to be my apostles of love. Thank you.

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