Duchess and widow, the patroness of Silesia, a region of eastern Europe. Also called Jadwiga in some lists, she died in a Cistercain convent, having taken vows. Hedwig was born in Andechs, Bavaria, Germany, the daughter of the Duke of Croatia and Dalmatia. She was the aunt of St. Elizabeth of Hungary. At the age of twelve, Hedwig was marrie to Duke Henry of Silesia, the head of the Polish Royal family. She bore him seven children, and they had a happy marriage. Henry founded a Cistercain convent at Trebnitz, as well as hospitals and monasteries. Henry died in 1238 and Hedwig became a Cistercain at Trebnitz. She had to leave her prayers to make peace among her offspring, and she buried a child who was killed fighting against the Mongols. She died in the convent on October 15.Many miracles were reported after her death, and she was canonized in 1266.
As we approach the last Sunday of Ordinary Time, we invite you to celebrate with us the Solemnity of the Feast of Christ the King by meditating upon the truth that – Christ is in us, He is our hope of glory! The following activities are lined up in preparation for this day: After the 7:00 […]
The Bukas Loob sa Diyos Covenant Community – Parañaque Prayer Group, will be holding a Marriage Encounter Weekend no. 1 to be held on November 18-20, 2016 at the BLD covenant house in Dasmariñas, Cavite. For those interested to join, please get your Personal Information Sheet (PIS) from the Parish Office. For more details, please […]
All Souls Day Envelopes are available at the Parish Office. Please write the names of your departed loved ones so they can be included in the Mass intentions this whole month of November. If you are unable to visit your loved ones in the cemeteries, you may offer and light candles at the Garden of Memories.
Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.Source: Romans 12:2