September 30 is the Feast Day of St. Jerome. St. Jerome was born around 342 AD. The exact location is unknown, but it is believed that he was born in the area of Croatia or Slovakia. To learn more, visithttps://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=10. St. Jerome School in Weymouth honors this saint! #RCABSchools
What's with the lion? Allegorically, removing a thorn - which represents sin as in the crown of thorns - is baptism or banishing the beast in man.
September 19 is the 200th Anniversary of the death of Father Francis Anthony Matignon. Father Matignon worked alone serving the small Catholic population of Boston in 1792. His one dream was to open a Catholic school in Boston, which was unrealized before his death. #RCABSchools
September 15 is the Feast Day of Saint Catherine of Genoa. Married at a young age to a selfish and cruel man, St. Catherine turned to a life of pleasure to numb her pain. Eventually both Saint Catherine AND her husband became giving Catholics who dedicated their lives to helping others! (source: Franciscan Media - https://www.franciscanmedia.org/saint-catherine-of-genoa)
St. Catherine of Genoa School in Somerville celebrates this saint in a special way today. Saint Catherine is the patron saint for many people undergoing challenging times - is there someone in your life that you can pray for the intercession of Saint Catherine? #RCABSchools
Coming on the heels of Saint Monica's Feast is the the Feast Day of her son, Saint Augustine. Austin Prep in Reading and Saint Augustine School in Andover honor this saint in a special way. To learn more about Saint Augustine, visithttp://ow.ly/vzIW50icenq.
How can you honor Saint Augustine? He famously lived a life of sin and debauchery before committing to the Lord. Often we see saints as "holier than thou," but Saint Augustine was brutally honest about his struggles. Let St. Augustine be an inspiration to give up a bad habit that has been keeping you from connecting with God! #RCABSchools
August 27 is the Feast Day of Saint Monica! Saint Monica shows that through perseverance of prayer, real change can happen. Thanks to her prayers, her son turned from a life of sin and pleasure and became a saint. Saint Monica School in Methuen honors St. Monica in a special way on this day.
Learn more about Saint Monica at https://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=1. Is there someone in your life that you pray for? Know that God hears your words! It is NOT hopeless! #RCABSchools
August 23 is the Feast Day of Saint Rose. St. Rose School in Chelsea honors St. Rose in a special way today! To learn more about St. Rose, beautiful inside and out, visit https://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=446 #RCABSchools
August 15 is the Feast of the Assumption - a Holy Day of Obligation! Our Lady of the Assumption School in Lynnfield and St. Mary of the Assumption School in Brookline both honor Mary in a special way on this day. Our Lady, pray for us! #RCABSchools