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 »
Today, April 11th is the feast of a Saint dear to my heart: Gemma Galgani.Read More »
The first Canadian-born male was canonized on October 17, 2010.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 »
Last year, I dedicated a Saint Spotlight to Bernadette Soubirous.
Since Bernadette is one of my favorite saints, I’m dedicating a second Saint Spotlight to her.Read More »
December 29th is the feast day of Saint Thomas Becket — also known as Saint Thomas of Canterbury and Thomas of London.
December 29, 2020 marked the 850th anniversary of this saint’s martyrdom, in which U.S. President Donald Trump issued the Proclamation on 850th Anniversary of the Martyrdom of Saint Thomas Becket.
The full text of the proclamation is below. I encourage you to read it.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 »
My friend sent me an incredible true story about a young girl who had a deep devotion to the Eucharist.
Her devotion was so great that she risked her life to pray in the church and receive Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament.