BLOG: Saints and Blesseds
The Vatican has announced that Dec. 8, 2020 - Dec. 8, 2021 will be a year dedicated to St. Joseph. Find out the details here. ...read more
Here are three more saints named John. Can you tell them apart? Read about St. John the martyr, St. John Leonardi, and St. John of Capistrano. ...read more
St. Francis of Assisi is famous for his love for all God's creatures. But do you know these other stories of saints who befriended animals? ...read more
Every year between August and October, we celebrate the memorials of four amazing women named St. Teresa. Can you tell them apart? ...read more
Read all about three saints named John whom you may have heard of but probably know little about: John Eudes, John Damascene, and John Cassian. ...read more
How much do you know about St. Ignatius of Loyola? Did you know his name wasn't really Ignatius? And did you know there is another, much older St. Ignatius? ...read more
We probably all know the story about St. Lawrence, who joked with his torturers while being roasted alive. But do you know these other St. Lawrences? ...read more
St. Josemaria Escriva (1902-1975) is best known as the founder of Opus Dei, a Catholic organization of laypeople and priests, which functions on the principle that every single person is called to holiness in their ordinary daily life, wherever God has called them to be. In preparation for his feast day today, we have been ...read more
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
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