These dogs arrived for the blessing of animals yesterday at the Church of Our Lady and St John in Carrigaline, Co.Cork to mark the feast of Saint Francis
On This Day
On October 5th 1864 most of Calcutta in India was destroyed by a tropical cyclone. Abut 60,000 died after wides spread devastation caused by the storm.
On October 5th 2011 American businessman Steve Jobs, a pioneer of the personal computer and transformed Apple into one of the world’s most successful companies, died at age 56.
Kate Winslet (Actress) is 48
Taylour Paige (TV Actress) is 32
Bob Geldof (Singer) is 72
Saint For Today
Today October 5th is the feast of Saint Faustina. Her Feast Day is October 5 and she died at the age of only 33 and is famous for her message of God’s mercy and love. Saint Faustina was the first saint canonized in the new millenium by Pope John Paul II.
Significance Of Today
Today October 5th is World Teachers Day. Teachers’ Day aims to raise awareness of the importance of the role played by teachers all over the world. They dedicate their lives to educating our children and young people and what a wonderful job they do each day.
Interesting Quote for Today
“Nine-tenths of education is encouragement.” ~Anatole France
Did You Know😇
Did you know that a teacher contributes more to the future of our society than any other profession.