April 11: St. Leo the Great

April 11: St. Leo the Great

St. Leo the Great (Pope Leo I) Feast Day: April 11 or 10 November Saint Leo Magnus by Francisco Herrera the YoungerBorn: c. 400 AD   Died: November 10, 461   LEO was born at Rome. He embraced the sacred ministry, was made archdeacon of the Roman Church by St....
April 10: St. Bademus, Martyr

April 10: St. Bademus, Martyr

St. Bademus Feast Day: April 10 St. Bademus from Little Pictorial Lives of the SaintsDied: April 10, 376   BADEMUS was a rich and noble citizen of Bethlapeta in Persia, who founded a monastery near that city, which he governed with great sanctity. He conducted his...
Good Friday – The Death of Christ

Good Friday – The Death of Christ

April 19 The Death of Christ    That Christ should die was expedient.1. To make our redemption complete. For, although any suffering of Christ had an infinite value, because of its union with His divinity, it was not by no matter which of His sufferings that the...
Maundy Thursday – The Last Supper

Maundy Thursday – The Last Supper

April 18 The Last Supper    It was most fitting that the sacrament of the body of the Lord should have been instituted at the Last Supper.1. Because of what that sacrament contains. For that which is contained in it is Christ Himself. When Christ in His natural...