Monday, November 17, 2014

The Holidays Are Sneaking Up On Us

Just a reminder to continue your support of the Carmelite Monks of Wyoming by making your purchases of Mystic Monk Coffee.

Many of their holiday favorites are now available, including Jingle Bell Java, Christmas Blend, Thanksgiving Blend, Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans, and more. Many varieties are also available in the single serve Monk Shots for those of you who have single serve machines from companies like Keurig ® K-Cup®, Breville ®, Mr. Coffee ®  and Cuisinart ®.

If you aren't sure what someone would like, you can always purchase a Mystic Monk Gift Card available in amounts from $15.00 - $100.00 (select the gift card value you want from the drop down menu there). Then you'll know your family, friends, and colleagues will get exactly what they like.

They also have a good assortment of drinkware that includes ceramic mugs, glass cups, travel mugs, and holiday drinkware.

Also, please visit my blog's store "Faith of the Fathers Catholic Gifts" and check out the Holidays section for cards and posters, with many featuring the art work of James Tissot.

If you'd like to just see the Holidays Section, just click the link below.

Thank you all for following and reading Faith of the Fathers blogs!

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Saint Josaphat Kuncevyc, Bishop and Martyr

Saint Josaphat Kuncevyc

Saint Josaphat Kuncevyc (also known as John Kunsevich; Josaphat of Polotsk; Jozofat Kuncewicz) was born in 1580 at Volodymyr, Lithuania as John Kuncevyc. His father was a municipal counselor and his mother was known for her piety. John was raised in the Orthodox Ruthenian Church. On November 23, 1595, in the Union of Brest, the Ruthenian Orthodox Church united with the Church of Rome. John trained as a merchant's apprentice at Vilna, was offered partnership in the business, and marriage to his partner's daughter. He felt a call to the religious life, and declined both.

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Saturday, November 01, 2014

Pope Francis' Prayer Intentions for November 2014

Vatican City, 31 October 2014 (VIS) – Pope Francis' universal prayer intention for November is: “That all who suffer loneliness may experience the closeness of God and the support of others”.

His intention for evangelisation is: “That young seminarians and religious may have wise and well-formed mentors”.

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