Wednesday, 28 March 2018

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Saint Conon of Naso


The 28th of March is the feast day of Saint Conon of Naso (3 June 1139 – 28 March 1236). He is the patron saint of Naso, Italy.

Saint Conon of Naso was the son of a Count in Naso, Italy and was a devout rich nobleman. He became a monk at the age of 15 and lived as a hermit. Later he was called to work in the local monastery as its abbot. When his parents died, he gave his inheritance to the poor. While he was on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem, he had a vision of a priest he knew being choked by a snake. He then warned the priest of his vision, and the priest confessed he was hoarding money, neglecting the poor. Conan gave the direction to the priest to give his savings to the poor and recommit his life to serve others.When Conon died, he was known as a miracle worker. Once, the city of Naso had a series of storms which destroyed crops and stopped the shipping trade, and the city ran out of food. The famine became severe, however, Saint Conon appeared in a vision to a ship’s captain who was transporting a load of grain. In the vision, Conon told the captain to bring the grain to Naso. The captain obeyed and went to Naso with the food, relieving the famine.

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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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