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  • Saint Rita of Cascia, Out of the Rocks of Lebanon [Catholic Caucus]

    11/05/2015 4:41:07 AM PST · by NYer · 4 replies
    Aletelia ^ | November 5, 2015 | SUB-DEACON ANTOINE ANTOUN
    Beirut/Aleteia (aleteia.org/ar) – How appropriate that this was done by someone from Lebanon, and from the rocks of Lebanon, specifically from Tartej. From these rocks, Nayef Alwan, who is from Aitou al-Zgharta in Lebanon, sculpted the statue of Saint Rita. This statue will be erected at the birthplace of Saint Rita—at the entrance of the town of Cascia, Italy—which is at the intersection of the roads between Cascia and Roccaporena.Alwan Nayef, of Lebanon, was the winner chosen out of many who had submitted miniature sculptures of the Saint to the town of Cascia. The statue was first flown to...
  • Saint Rita of Cascia

    05/23/2006 10:00:45 AM PDT · by Salvation · 7 replies · 336+ views
    SaintRitaShrine.org ^ | not given | SaintRitaShrine.org
    Rita Lotti was born in 1381 in the tiny hamlet of Roccaporena, near Cascia, in the Province of Umbria, Italy. Her parents Antonio and Amata looked upon their only child as a very special gift from God since she was born to them as they were already getting on in years.The Lottis were a devout Christian couple, offering their daughter the witness of strong faith in God and a practical example of Gospel living, especially in their role as official peacemakers or reconcilers among their fellow citizens. It should not have been surprising then that Rita, who shared her...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-22-06, Optional St. Rita of Cascia

    05/22/2006 8:39:29 AM PDT · by Salvation · 30 replies · 283+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 05-22-06 | New American Bible
    May 22, 2006 Monday of the Sixth Week of Easter Psalm: Monday 22 Reading 1Acts 16:11-15 We set sail from Troas, making a straight run for Samothrace,and on the next day to Neapolis, and from there to Philippi,a leading city in that district of Macedonia and a Roman colony.We spent some time in that city.On the sabbath we went outside the city gate along the riverwhere we thought there would be a place of prayer.We sat and spoke with the women who had gathered there.One of them, a woman named Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth,from the city of Thyatira,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-22-04, Opt. St. Rita of Cascia

    05/22/2004 7:37:37 AM PDT · by Salvation · 18 replies · 153+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 05-22-04 | New American Bible
    May 22, 2004 Saturday of the Sixth Week of Easter Psalm: Saturday 23 Reading I Responsorial Psalm Gospel Reading IActs 18:23-28 After staying in Antioch some time, Paul left and traveled in orderly sequence through the Galatian country and Phrygia, bringing strength to all the disciples. A Jew named Apollos, a native of Alexandria, an eloquent speaker, arrived in Ephesus. He was an authority on the Scriptures. He had been instructed in the Way of the Lord and, with ardent spirit, spoke and taught accurately about Jesus, although he knew only the baptism of John. He began to speak...