Thursday, May 16, 2013

Carmelite Saint of the Day

St. Simon Stock

Simon, an Englishman, died at Bordeaux in the mid-thirteenth century. He has been venerated in the Carmelite Order for his personal holiness and his devotion to Our Lady. A liturgical celebration in his honor was observed locally in the fifteenth century, and later extended to the whole Order.

Read more about the Brown Scapular of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

Peace be with you!
Rosemarie, ocds

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