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Our Lenten Journey, March 28: St. Catherine of Bologna

She was raised in an Italian court where she had an exceptional education and excelled in the arts. But she chose the life of...

Our Lenten Journey, March 27: St. Jadwiga of Poland

Little girls who admire fictional princesses should learn more about St. Jadwiga, the real-life princess who was one of Poland's holiest and greatest rulers. Born...

Our Lenten Journey, March 26: St. Mary of the Cross

How many saints do you know of who have been excommunicated? Joan of Arc comes to mind, however, she met a tragic end. You...

Our Lenten Journey, March 25: St. Elizabeth

Today is the feast of the Annunciation, the moment when the angel Gabriel brought very important and unexpected news to Mary. However, this isn't...

Our Lenten Journey, March 24: St. Rose of Lima

The Dialog news operation is providing special alerts to readers of the Angelus e-newsletter. Sign up here for a free subscription to the Angelus. She...

Our Lenten Journey, March 23: St. Catherine Laboure

Google "Blessed Mother medal," and the suggestions you find will most likely all be the same: the Miraculous Medal. This beautiful representation of Mary...

Our Lenten Journey, March 22: St. Dymphna

You may have heard it said that St. Dymphna is the patron saint of the "insane." But did you know the tragic circumstances that...

Our Lenten Journey, March 21: St. Bernadette of Lourdes

Anyone who has seen the classic movie "Song of Bernadette," will remember the dramatic conflict when church authorities did not believe the poor peasant...

Our Lenten Journey, March 20: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

With her auspicious beginnings in protestant early America, one would never suspect that Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton would become the founder of a religious...

Our Lenten Journey, March 19: St. Virginia

In this time of modern pandemic, meet a little-known saint who came from nobility, but led a life serving the sick and the poor. Virginia...

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