Saint of the Day
St. James the Greater (1st century)
The Apostle James was a fisherman, the brother of the apostle John, and a disciple of John the Baptist. He witnessed nearly all of the recorded miracles of Christ. After Pentecost, he preached in Samaria, Judea, and Spain. He was the first Apostle to be martyred.
Reflections from the Saints
God, the Creator of all things, is so full of mercy and compassion that whatever may be the grace for which we stretch out our hands, we shall not fail to receive it.
– St. Bernard