Saint of the Day

St. Vincent Kaun (17th century)
Vincent was a Korean who was brought to Japan as a prisoner of war and subsequently converted to Christianity. He studied at a Jesuit seminary and worked for several years as a catechist. During the persecutions, he was seized and burned alive at Nagasaki.

Reflections from the Saints

When you feel the assaults of passion and anger, then is the time to be silent as Jesus was silent in the midst of His ignominies and sufferings.
– St. Paul of the Cross
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Life in Christ: Catechism #2299

The dying should be given attention and care to help them live their last moments in dignity and peace. They will be helped by the prayer of their relatives, who must see to it that the sick receive at the proper time the sacraments that prepare them to meet the living God.