Feast days this week

Monday 7th St. Ambrose (340-397), was successful in public life becoming governor of the Roman province whose seat was in Milan. In 374 the laity of Milan insisted on his becoming bishop even though he was still not baptised. Baptised and ordained, he took on the role and he defended the faith through his preaching and writing and is a doctor of the Church

Wednesday 9th St Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin, 1474-1548, the visionary of Our Lady of Guadalupe in December 1531

Thursday 10th Our Lady of Loreto

Friday 11th St. Damasus I died in 384 at the age of 80, as Pope he insisted on the apostolic foundations of the Roman See, was active against the heresies of the 4th century and commissioned St. Jerome to translate the Bible into Latin; 12th Our Lady of Guadalupe.