Feast of St. James the Greater

by | Jul 26, 2016 | Catholic Cuisine, St. James | 0 comments

A certain someone baked Madeleines again today… This time she made “Bacon and Chocolate” to celebrate her bacon-loving older brother’s nameday! Happy Feast of St. James!

{Recipe can be found in We Love Madeleines. I shared it over at Catholic Cuisine here.}  

O glorious Apostle, Saint James, who by reason of thy fervent and generous heart was chosen by Jesus to be witness of His glory on Mount Tabor, and of His agony in Gethsemane; thou, whose very name is a symbol of warfare and victory: obtain for us strength and consolation in the unending warfare of this life, that, having constantly and generously followed Jesus, we may be victors in the strife and deserve to receive the victor’s crown in heaven. Amen.

St. James the Greater, Ora Pro Nobis!

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