What Catholics Believe

Saint of the Day

April 2 — St. Francis of Paula, Confessor

     At the age of fifteen Francis left his poor home at Paula in Calabria, to live as a hermit in a cave by the sea-coast. In time disciples gathered round him, and with them, in 1436, he founded the "Minims," so called to show that they were the

Mass of the Day

April 2 - Palm Sunday

Introit: Psalms xxi. 20, 22

    O Lord, keep not Thy help far from me: look to my defense: deliver me from the lion's mouth, and my lowness from the horns of the unicorns. Ps. O God, my God, look upon me; why hast Thou forsaken me? Far from my