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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
As our lives are shaken by the coronavirus crisis, there is another contagious virus that is knocking at our door: fear. Here's what we can learn from the example of St. Joseph. ...read more
Learn about St. Josephine Bakhita, who was once a slave and is now the patron saint of human trafficking survivors. Her feast day is February 8th. ...read more
St. Francis de Sales tells a naively profound story about a wise statue which reveals a great truth about our relationship with God. ...read more
Can you name a Saint Marguerite who founded one of the first uncloistered orders for women, which had a profound impact on modern Canada? There are two! ...read more
Read about Thomas Becket and Thomas More: two Chancellors of England, each killed because they stood up for the Church against a king named Henry. ...read more
Kristina Glicksman explores the lives of two Spanish saints and Doctors of the Church: John of Avila and John of the Cross. ...read more
On October 13, 2019, Pope Francis celebrated the Mass for Canonization of five new saints in St. Peter's Square. Read the full text of his homily here. ...read more
What's with all the popes being canonized recently? In this article, Professor Christopher Bellitto gives us the lowdown on papal saints. ...read more
How can we distinguish between two saints who had so much in common? Read this blog to learn the difference between Bishop Neumann and Cardinal Newman. ...read more