Saint Boniface, bishop and martyr

Today’s readings  St. Boniface was sent by Pope Gregory II to reform the Church in Germany, which had been heavily negatively influenced by the forces of paganism. He sought to restore the fidelity of the German clergy to their bishops, in union with Rome. He also sought to build up houses of prayer throughout the… Continue reading Saint Boniface, bishop and martyr

Saint Boniface, Bishop and Martyr

Today’s readings Saint Boniface was a Benedictine monk in England. Pope Gregory II sent Boniface to a Germany where paganism was a way of life, and where the clergy were at best uneducated and at worst corrupt and disobedient. Reporting all of this back to Pope Gregory, the Holy Father commissioned him to reform the… Continue reading Saint Boniface, Bishop and Martyr

Saint Boniface, Bishop and Martyr

Today’s readings St. Boniface was sent by Pope Gregory II to reform the Church in Germany, which had been heavily negatively influenced by the forces of paganism. He sought to restore the fidelity of the German clergy to their bishops, in union with Rome. He also sought to build up houses of prayer throughout the… Continue reading Saint Boniface, Bishop and Martyr

St. Boniface

Today’s readings Boniface was a Benedictine monk in England. He gave up the real possibility of being elected abbot of his community in order to reach out to the German people. Pope Gregory II sent Boniface to a Germany where paganism was a way of life, and where the clergy were at best uneducated and… Continue reading St. Boniface

St. Boniface, bishop and doctor

Today's readings | Today's saint[display_podcast] Be eager to present yourself as acceptable to God,a workman who causes no disgrace,imparting the word of truth without deviation. St. Paul encourages his friend Timothy today to remain faithful to God and the Gospel and to be a tireless worker for the Truth.  Those qualities make this reading such… Continue reading St. Boniface, bishop and doctor