Feast of St. Patrick

The Feast Day of St. Patrick, observed every year on March 17th, is a fun celebration that falls right in the middle of Lent, allowing for a little bit of joy amidst the penitential Lenten season. My husband and I both have Irish ancestry, which makes this feast day even more meaningful for our family.Continue reading “Feast of St. Patrick”

St. Frances of Rome

On March 9th we celebrate the feast of St. Frances of Rome, an Italian wife and mother who lived in the late 14th and early 15th century.  At a young age Frances decided she wanted to become a nun, however, her wealthy father objected. It was arranged for her to marry a young nobleman fromContinue reading “St. Frances of Rome”