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A Woman and A Knight

Tuesday, 5 August 2014 Saints of The Knights of Malta Part Five Several women are saints of the Order of Malta. I have had one on this blog before, but here is the first one. First, an explanation from the main site on women in the Order. http://www.smom-za.org/saints/women.htm The Women of the Order of Malta… Read More

Another Saint of Malta

Saturday, 2 August 2014 The Saints of The Knights of Malta Part Two Blessed Adrian Fortescue From  http://saint-john-of-jerusalem.blogspot.com/2011/07/feast-of-blessed-adrian-fortescue.html Adrian Fortescue was born around 1480, the son of Sir John Fortescue of Punsborne, Hertfordshire. He was made a Knight of the Bath in 1503 and was high in the favour of King Henry VIII, taking part… Read More

Yet, Another Female Knight Saint

Tuesday, 5 August 2014 from the main site…. http://www.smom-za.org/saints/toscana.htm In 2003, there was a TLM in her church in Verona http://www.unavoce-ve.it/fsspx16-02-03-3.jpg St. Toscana Religious of the Order of Malta Memorial: 14 July She was born in Zevio, near Verona (Italy) about 1280 and married a man from Verona, Albert Canoculi with whom she began to… Read More

Another Female Saint from The Knights

Continuing with my repeat posts on the saints of the Knights of Malta, here is another female saint. Tuesday, 5 August 2014   Saint Flora of Beaulieu Virgin.   http://catholic-thoughts.info/saints/Octsaints.htm       Patron of the abandoned, of converts, single laywomen, and victims of betrayal — Flora was born in France about the year 1309. She was a… Read More

St. Claudia Procula

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In the Abyssinian and Greek Orthodox Churches, the wife of Pontius Pilate is considered a saint. St. Claudia Procula’s feast day is October 27th. The basis of this canonization may be found in the Scriptures, in two places, the first being her famous dream in Matthew 27: 19, which she shared with her husband, as… Read More