In the 14th century the Black Plague, also known as the Black Death, devastated the population of Europe.Read More »
On October 21, 2012 the first Native American was declared a saint by the Roman Catholic Church.Read More »
I want to tell you about the patron saints of my blog!Read More »
Today, April 11th is the feast of a Saint dear to my heart: Gemma Galgani.Read More »
Note: In my previous post about the Sacrament of Confession, I encouraged my Catholic readers to go to confession. If you haven’t yet, please go asap!Read More »
On August 14th, on the Vigil of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Church honors a great saint.Read More »
March 17th is the feast of Saint Patrick, aka Saint Patrick’s Day.
Even though he’s one of the most popular saints, it seems that many people don’t know the facts about his fascinating life.
I dedicate this Saint Spotlight to: Patrick.Read More »
The name Catherine means “pure.”
I chose it for my Confirmation because it’s a family name (but I chose to spell it differently).
Now I like to associate my Confirmation name with St. Catherine because I’m inspired by her story.
This Saint Spotlight is dedicated to: Catherine of Alexandria.Read More »
Today, June 22nd the Catholic Church honors two saints: Thomas More and John Fisher.
These friends lived in England in the late 15th and early 16th century.
One was a well-known layman and politician, the other a well-known priest and bishop.
Two years ago, I was introduced to a saint in an unexpected way.
This modern-day saint has a rich and inspirational story.