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The incredible faith and strength of the maid of Orleans, St....

Was she suffering from schizophrenia or a form of epilepsy, as some modern writers have suggested? How did a teenage girl persuade the future...

Our Lenten Journey, April 9: St. Margaret Mary Alacoque

During the pandemic, American Bishops have called for the faithful to pray the Litany to the Sacred Heart of Jesus at noon on Good...

Our Lenten Journey, March 3: St. Katharine Drexel

In high society of the early 20th century, the Drexel family moved in the same circles as the Biddles, Bouviers and Astors, to name...

Our Lenten Journey, Feb. 29: St. Agnes

Women of a previous generation will recall hearing the story in Catholic school of St. Agnes of Rome, a model of faith and chastity...

Our Lenten Journey, Feb. 28: St. Catherine of Siena

“Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire.” ― St. Catherine of Siena What an amazing quote from...

St. Peter’s example guides our lives of faith

I've always loved St. Peter. The first pope, the rock, the enthusiastic leader, the man who would jump first and think later, who would...

People must choose: path toward holiness or nothing, pope says

VATICAN CITY — Saints are not just the well-known men, women and young people on the liturgical calendar, Pope Francis said on the feast...

Authenticating and protecting relics: The new Vatican instruction

The significance of relics in the church is well crystallized by the Gospel story of the woman desperate to stop her bleeding who approached...

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