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In 1799, two monks were killed while defending the Eucharist. What can we take from the witness of Eucharistic martyrs to inform our own faith lives? ...read more
Read the full text of Pope Francis' homily for Pentecost Sunday, given in St. Peter's Basilica in Rome on May 31, 2020. ...read more
Fr. Michael McGivney is going to be beatified. Who was he? And why is he important to the Church today, more than a hundred years after his death? ...read more
Of all the saints that have lived and died in the city of Rome, only St. Philip Neri is called the "Apostle of Rome". What makes him so special? ...read more
In 1374, St. Catherine of Siena's hometown experienced an outbreak of the bubonic plague. What can we learn from this great saint and her approach to life? ...read more
Read the full text of Pope Francis' homily given on Divine Mercy Sunday at the Church of Santo Spirito in Sassia, a church in Rome. ...read more