Category: San Juan

29 of September – STOS. Archangels Michael, Gabriel and Rafael

Each 29 September the Catholic Church celebrates the feast three Archangels: San Miguel, San Gabriel and San Rafael. Of all the celestial spirits, they are the only ones that know the name and we have some biographical references, of whom Scripture reveals unique missions...

Celebration of the Feast of the “Exaltation of the Holy Cross”

Next Thursday 14 September we celebrate the feast of the “Exaltation of the Holy Cross”. In San Juan del Hospital we retain a relic of the wood of the Cross where Our Lord Jesus Christ died "Lignum Crucis". This relic was received by the then Rector, D. José María Boza, as a gesture-gift...

The catechism begins

One more year, Monday 11 In September the Catechesis of First Communion begins and continues at 6:00 p.m., group distribution, there will also be an inaugural Mass of Catechesis of First Communion and continuity at 7:00 p.m.. We remember that to make the First Communion in San Juan del Hospital it is...

book of the month september: “The example of the early Christians”

What do they tell us Christians today? Men and women who with their ordinary lives have achieved extraordinary things. The life of the first Christians is interesting. attracts us. Possibly because it makes us think of the beginnings, when everything was new, the church was young and everything was opening. The...

29 of August: Martyrdom of Saint John the Baptist

Each 29 August the Catholic Church commemorates the Martyrdom of San Juan Bautista -owner of our church-, who he was decapitated by announcing and denouncing the truth. John the Baptist is the only saint in the Church who is celebrating his birth (24 June) and his death...

15 of August, The Assumption of the Virgin Mary

At the end of his life on earth, Mary was lifted body and soul to heaven. This is a truth of faith, received by tradition and was solemnly proclaimed by Pius XII in 1950. It is a great feast of our Mother the Virgin, and San Juan del...

August book of the month: “the confessions”

This intimate and very personal confession inaugurated a literary genre, spiritual autobiography, and is today one of the most read and admired texts of universal literature. A decisive contribution not only to Christian theology, but also to the psychology and philosophy of the West. summer is the...

Santa Maria degli Angeli

The 2 of August, We celebrate this Marian devotion, but unlike other titles of Our Lady, We are not aware of any appearance, nor is there any particular image by whose fame has instituted this feast. The commemoration of this day is related to the dedication of a church and...

25 July – Solemnity of Saint James the Apostle

On Tuesday 25 July is the Solemnity of St. James the Greater. Patron Saint of Spain (I do not precept). During the 13th and 14th centuries, The San Juan del Hospital complex was the first hostel in Valencia to care for pilgrims on their way to Santiago de Compostela. The...