Feast of St. Marcellus

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Today is the feast of St. Marcellus, a third century Christian who was martyred for refusing to serve in the emperor’s army. He said, “It is not right for a Christian, who serves the Lord Christ, to serve in the armies of the world.” Shawn Storer has St. Marcellus’ story in The Sign Of Peace. Read it here: St. Marcellus Pray For Us

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Memorial of St. John Capistrano

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“Capistrano, a Franciscan priest who lived from 1386-1456, seems an unlikely choice to follow in the footsteps of St. Francis. He began his adult life as a successful lawyer and politician.” Read more from our own Melissa Musick who recommends feeding the birds in St. John’s honor, after the jump:

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