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As the Fifth Crusade raged along the Nile, two famous holy men met. Read about the encounter between St. Francis of Assisi and Sultan al-Malik al-Kamil. ...read more
Horse or no horse? And does it really matter? Fr. Matt Gworek takes a unique approach to examining the conversion of St. Paul. ...read more
Fr. Matt Gworek reflects on the life of St. Anthony the Great, the great ascetic, mystic, and inspiration of the early Church. How can he inspire us today? ...read more
Fr. Matt Gworek reflects on the life of St. Lucy, a uniquely Swedish way of celebrating her feast day, and what lessons this feast holds for us at Advent. ...read more
God’s idea of fulfilling one’s vocation is that which will lead to greatest holiness and eternity with Him in heaven. Our idea is often more earthbound. ...read more
Join us in prayer for the intentions entrusted to us by Pope Francis. For November 2018, we join the Holy Father in praying that the language of love and dialogue may always prevail over the language of conflict. ...read more
Read all about Mother Clelia Merlone, who experienced sickness, slander, financial ruin, betrayal, and rejection - and who will be beatified on Nov 3. ...read more
In honour of the feast day of Pope St. John Paul II today, here are some fun stats from his papacy. ...read more
Quick: tell me your favourite thing about St. Agileus. St. Cannatus? St. Fortunatus? St. Thecla? Fr. Matt Gworek explores the wonderful variety of saints. ...read more
Pope Francis asks: Do we follow Jesus as lovers, really prepared to leave behind something for him? Read the full text of the homily here. ...read more