The month of January is dedicated to the Holy Name of Jesus.
Saint Spotlight: Nicholas of Myra
My godmother recently gave me a book called The True Saint Nicholas written by William J. Bennett
Inspired by the book, and using information from it, I dedicate this post to Saint Nicholas of Myra.
Quotes on Heaven
In my previous post I listed the five newest saints of the Catholic Church.
These holy men and women, and all the saints, are meant to serve as models for us. They point to our Creator and our ultimate home: heaven.
Today, September 12th is the Memorial of the Most Holy Name of Mary.
I’m taking a break from the Lourdes Series to write about something connected to this day: names.
I’ve recently become interested in this topic. So much so that I keep an ongoing list of names that I like. There are enough on the list for a small army!
I enjoy learning the meaning of names. I also enjoy hearing about how they are chosen.
First, I’ll briefly explain the feast.
Then, I’ll share an explanation of the importance of names.
Finally, I’ll provide personal tips for choosing names.
Saint Benedict the Holy Moor
While cleaning out my room recently, I came across an essay I wrote in sixth grade!
The students of my school participated in a Diocesan wide essay contest. Each student was asked to research a saint or prominent Catholic of African ancestry and compare the person’s values with someone we knew.
Below is my article. I’ll explain why I’m sharing it with you at the end of the post.
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If We Love God, We Will Keep His Commandments
The Ten Commandments are laws that are meant to be followed. God created them for a reason.