Theresa Doyle-Nelson

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Blessed Joanna – A Holy Woman of Galilee

Accompanying him were the Twelve and some women who had been cured of evil spirits and infirmities, Mary, called Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone out, Joanna, the wife of Herod’s steward Chuza, Susanna, and many others who provided for...

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St. Isaiah the Prophet, Pray For Us

Then I said, “Woe is me, I am doomed! For I am a man of unclean lips, living among a people of unclean lips, and my eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts!” Then one of the seraphim flew to me, holding an ember which he had taken with tongs...

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St. Philip the Apostle, Pray For Us

The next day he [Jesus] decided to go to Galilee, and he found Philip. And Jesus said to him, “Follow me.” ―John 1:43   While Matthew, Mark, and Luke merely list Philip as one of the twelve apostles, John’s Gospel gives some more intriguing...

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St. Simon of Jerusalem, Pray For Us

According to the Bible, Simon was one of the “brothers” of Jesus. However, it is important to understand the meaning of the word brother as it was understood over two thousand years ago in Galilee. Families were very close-knit―cousins, aunts,...

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St. Salome, Who Went to Anoint Our Lord

St. Salome  When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that they might go and anoint him. Very early when the sun had risen, on the first day of the week, they came to the tomb. ―Mark...

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Let Us Honor the Holy Myrrhbearers

But at daybreak on the first day of the week they took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. They found the stone rolled away from the tomb; but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. ―Luke 24:1–3   On the...

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St. Antipas of Pergamum, Pray For Us

“I know that you live where Satan’s throne is, and yet you hold fast to my name and have not denied your faith in me, not even in the days of Antipas, my faithful witness, who was martyred among you, where Satan lives.” ―Revelation 2:13 The very...

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St. Archippus, Our Fellow Soldier

Paul, a prisoner for Christ Jesus, and Timothy our brother, to Philemon, our beloved and our co-worker, to Apphia our sister, to Archippus our fellow soldier, and to the church at your house. ―Philemon 1–2 Archippus (ar-KIP-us) was a biblical...

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Get to Know the Little-Known St. Anna the Prophetess

There was also a prophetess, Anna, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She never left the temple, but worshiped night and day with fasting and prayer. ―Luke 2:36a, 37b   Feb. 3, the day after the Feast of the Presentation, honors a...

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St. Timothy was St. Paul’s “True Child in Faith”

He [Paul] reached [also] Derbe and Lystra where there was a disciple named Timothy, the son of a Jewish woman who was a believer, but his father was a Greek. The brothers in Lystra and Iconium spoke highly of him, and Paul wanted him to come...