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Protestant Christian Flag The "Christian Flag" was conceived by Charles Overton, who in 1897 was superintendent of the Congregational Sunday School at Brighton Chapel, Coney Island, New York, USA.1(That community was incorporated as St Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Coney Island in 1907, and it still exists today). On 26 September of that year, he gave a sermon musing about what kind of flag might represent the Christian faith, in the same way as the American flag represents the Unite...
St. Valentine Prayer Card
There are at least three St. Valentine's with the feast day of Feb. 14, and all of them are martyrs. One is described as a priest in Rome who was persecuted and imprisoned under Claudius II. Valentine converted many of his family and even prison guards. Upon discovering this, he was sentenced to death. He is the patron saint of love, young people, and happy marriage.
The Saints of the Epiphany
The Wise Men Worship the Christ. BIBLE SCRIPTURE: Matthew 2:11, "And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh."
St Clare Patroness of TV | AirMaria.com
One Christmas Eve,Clare was very sick. As she lay in her bed,she sighed, “See Lord,I am left here alone with You.” Miraculously,at that moment,the Lord granted her a vision to be able see the Mass from afar,as if it were taking place right in her own bedroom.In1958,when Pope Pius XII was trying to find a saint to give as patron for the marvelous new invention of TV,he recalled this incident in the life of Clare.Since “television” is Greek for “vision from afar",Clare was chosen as its patron...