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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
Salt + Light TV presents a LIVE broadcast of the Canonization Mass in St. Peter's Square on Sunday, Oct. 14. Find out everything you need to know here. ...read more
Read about Vincenzo Romano, who dedicated his life to the service of the people of Torre del Greco and will be canonized on October 14. ...read more
St. Francis once stripped naked in public and renounced his father. What relevance do his actions have for the current synod? Read this blog and find out. ...read more
Read about Nunzio Sulprizio. Though he suffered much during his short life, he was filled with love for God and others, and will be canonized on October 14. ...read more
Read about Nazaria Ignacia, who promised at age 9 to “follow Jesus as close as a human creature can,” and will be canonized on October 14. ...read more
Read about Maria Katharina Kasper, who left behind a legacy of love, simplicity, and openness to God and to others, and will be canonized on October 14. ...read more