Saint Remi

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Saint Remi

Bishop
(† 533)

Saint Remi or Remigius was born in the middle of the fifth century, of noble and pious parents. His mother, Saint Celine, had borne two other sons before him; the eldest, Saint Principius, became the twelfth bishop of Soissons, and the second was the father of Saint Lupus, thirteenth bishop of the same see. Saint Remi was given to his parents many years later, miraculously; a blind hermit named Montanus, afflicted by the state of religion in the churches of Gaul, was told three times, supernaturally, to advise his worthy parents that they would have a son who would be the light of the Francs, and would bring these new conquerors out of the idolatry in which they were plunged.
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Introitus: Justus es Domine

Dominica XVII Post Pentecosten I. Octobris ~ II. classis

Introitus
Ps 118:137; 118:124

Iustus es, Dómine, et rectum iudicium tuum: fac cum servo tuo secúndum misericórdiam tuam.

You are just, O Lord, and Your ordinance is right. Deal with Your servant according to Your kindness.

Ps 118:1

Beáti immaculáti in via: qui ámbulant in lege Dómini.
V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, et Spirítui Sancto.
R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, et in saecula saeculórum. Amen.

Happy are they whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost.

Iustus es, Dómine, et rectum iudicium tuum: fac cum servo tuo secúndum misericórdiam tuam.

You are just, O Lord, and Your ordinance is right. Deal with Your servant according to Your kindness.

October – The Month of the Holy Rosary

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October – The Month of the Holy Rosary

Tradition holds that October has been celebrated as the month of the rosary since 1571, and the victory of the Catholic League (an alliance of Spain, Venice, the Papal States, Genoa, Savoy, and Malta) over the forces of the Ottoman Empire who were seeking to take over Italy in an effort to move into the heart of Europe. It was October 7, 1571 when the battle was fought and the Catholic League was able to overcome the Ottoman forces. Continue reading