- St Wenceslaus is the Patron Saint of Bohemia and parts of the Czech Republic. Pray for us that we will perform our daily leadership duties fairly and with enthusiasm. Glory be to the… Today’s Prayers & Reflections …
St Wenceslaus is the Patron Saint of Bohemia and parts of the Czech Republic. St Wenceslaus: Pray for us that we will perform our daily leadership duties fairly and with enthusiasm.
Sep 28, 2020 · St. Wenceslas was a good and holy leader who put God's law above his own. Many are familiar with “Good King Wenceslas” from the popular Christmas hymn, but what’s fascinating is the real person...
Sep 29, 2016 · St. Wenceslaus. The feast day of St. Wenceslas is celebrated on September 28. He is most remembered for the Christmas Carol Good King Wenceslas. He became King of Bohemia at the age of 18. King Wenceslaus was born to the Duke of Bohemia. His family had been converted by St. Cyril and St. Methodius. His mother however, was a pagan.
Prayer O God, who taught the Martyr Saint Wenceslaus to place the heavenly Kingdom before an earthly one, grant through his prayers that, denying ourselves, we may hold fast to you with all our...
Dec 25, 2016 · Wenceslaus was the grandson of Boriwoi, the first Christian duke of Bohemia, and his wife Ludmilla. They are believed to have been converted and baptized by St. Methodius. I love this part of Wenceslaus's biography because in the United States, we don't think much about Methodius.
- Janet Cupo
Before he died, Wenceslaus forgave his brother and asked for God's mercy on his soul. While his death was for political reasons, Wenceslaus is considered a martyr since the politics arose from the Faith. The Roman Martyrology says of him: "In Bohemia, St. Wenceslas, duke of Bohemia and martyr, renowned for holiness and miracles. Being murdered by the deceit of his brother, he went triumphantly to heaven."
- Matthew Coffin
Oct 06, 2018 · Wenceslaus was the son of Vratislaus I, Duke of Bohemia from the Přemyslid dynasty. His grandfather, Bořivoj I of Bohemia, was converted to Christianity by Saints Cyril and Methodius. His mother, Drahomíra, was the daughter of a pagan tribal chief of the Havelli, but was baptized at the time of her marriage.
The content of the anthem is a prayer to Saint Wenceslas, Duke of Bohemia and the Czech patron saint to intercede for his nation in God to help from injustice and ensure the salvation. The hymn is regularly sung today, usually at the end of a Sunday Mass or a major Christian holidays.
Jun 12, 2013 · Wenceslaus I (907-935 A.D) was the duke of Bohemia from 921 until his assassination in 935, purportedly in a plot by his own brother, Boleslav the Cruel. Since 2000, the feast day of Saint Wenceslas (September 28) is a public holiday in the Czech Republic, celebrated as Czech Statehood Day.