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Quotes of the Saints - Five saints have a message for you on this Thanksgiving holiday

Quotes of the Saints - Five saints have a message for you on this Thanksgiving holiday Watch

Christian Saints & Heroes

By Marshall Connolly, (California Network)

If you are an American, today is Thanksgiving. Hopefully today you have made a point to attend Mass and to give thanks to God for all His blessings. ...

St. Ignatius of Antioch: Model of Bravery, Man for our Times

St. Ignatius of Antioch: Model of Bravery, Man for our Times

Christian Saints & Heroes

By Billy Atwell

In the face of the current "witch-hunts" endured by some of our Bishops, let us remember a hero on October 17, the ...

St Francis Through the Eyes of His Friend St Bonaventure

St Francis Through the Eyes of His Friend St Bonaventure Watch

Christian Saints & Heroes

By Deacon Keith Fournier

There is so much to write about in this marvelous account of the life of one of my own personal heroes, the saint whose witness led me back to ...

A Promise to God: St. Michael the Archangel, Defend Us in Battle

A Promise to God: St. Michael the Archangel, Defend Us in Battle Watch

Christian Saints & Heroes

By Youngsun Jun

Though I am not strong enough to hold the suffering souls in my arms and carry them home, I can do one thing: I can pray for the deliverance of the ...

The Feast of Sts. Michael, Gabriel and Raphael: Archangels and Powerful Spiritual Allies Sent by Love and for Love

The Feast of Sts. Michael, Gabriel and Raphael: Archangels and Powerful Spiritual Allies Sent by Love and for Love Watch

Christian Saints & Heroes

By Deacon F. K. Bartels

The Catechism of the Catholic Church informs us - The existence of the spiritual, non-corporeal beings that Sacred Scripture usually calls 'angels' ...

My Memoir of St. Padre Pio: Price of Suffering and Beatification by the Brush of Grace

My Memoir of St. Padre Pio: Price of Suffering and Beatification by the Brush of Grace

Christian Saints & Heroes

By Matt Hicks

Miraculous testimony of an elite level gymnast touched by Padre Pio: 'Pio, like all the saints, is like the window-washer that scales tall ...

Which is it? Saint Teresa of Calcutta or Mother Teresa of Kolkata

Which is it? Saint Teresa of Calcutta or Mother Teresa of Kolkata Watch

Christian Saints & Heroes

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

There is confusion over the proper title of Mother Teresa. Her name is appearing in the media as both "Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta" and "Mother ...

The saints are real and active in our lives! Saint Padre Pio intercedes on behalf of baby with critical heart condition

The saints are real and active in our lives! Saint Padre Pio intercedes on behalf of baby with critical heart condition Watch

Christian Saints & Heroes

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The saints are real and active in our lives. This is more obvious than ever following the miraculous recovery of a baby in an Irish intensive care unit.

Clare of Assisi as Model: Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI Calls for Women of Courage to Renew the Church

Clare of Assisi as Model: Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI Calls for Women of Courage to Renew the Church

Christian Saints & Heroes

In her convent of San Damiano, Clare heroically practiced the virtues that should characterize all Christians: humility, a spirit of piety and ...

Fr. Paul Schenck on Edith Stein: Daughter of Israel, Daughter of the Church

Fr. Paul Schenck on Edith Stein: Daughter of Israel, Daughter of the Church Watch

Christian Saints & Heroes

By Fr. Paul Chaim Benedicta Schenck

August 9 is the Memorial of St. Teresia Benedicta a Cruce, Edith Stein, Catholic feminist, philosopher and martyr of Auschwitz. In this sketch, Fr. ...

Saint Ignatius of Loyola Challenges All of Us to Become Saints

Saint Ignatius of Loyola Challenges All of Us to Become Saints Watch

Christian Saints & Heroes

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

Over the centuries, the Jesuits have been relied upon by Popes as trustworthy, heroic soldiers for Jesus Christ and His Church. Yes, there have ...

St Irenaeus of Lyon Teaches Us How to Know God

St Irenaeus of Lyon Teaches Us How to Know God Watch

Christian Saints & Heroes

By Deacon Keith Fournier

This great defender of the faith insisted on the central claim of Christianity: God can be known and loved-indeed, that is why He came into our ...

Here's 3 reasons why the canonization of Mother Teresa matters to you

Here's 3 reasons why the canonization of Mother Teresa matters to you Watch

Christian Saints & Heroes

By Marshall Connolly (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

On September 4, 2016, Pope Francis will canonize Mother Teresa as a saint of the Roman Catholic Church. Her canonization is an important event for ...

Bet you didn't know these 10 things about St. Patrick and Ireland!

Bet you didn't know these 10 things about St. Patrick and Ireland!

Christian Saints & Heroes

The most kids know of St. Patrick 's Day is that you must wear green or you'll get a pinch from your friends. Adults see the day as an occasion to ...

After the Corned Beef: St. Patrick Challenges Modern Christians to be Missionaries

After the Corned Beef: St. Patrick Challenges Modern Christians to be Missionaries

Christian Saints & Heroes

By Deacon Keith Fournier

We need to learn a lesson from this great missionary. He saw what was good in the culture and "baptized" what could be redeemed. He respected the ...

Who was the man named Saint Patrick?

Who was the man named Saint Patrick?

Christian Saints & Heroes

Saint Patrick - remembered with parades, the wearing of green and feasts throughout the world wherever there are people of Irish descent, or wish to ...

Pope Francis continues tradition of blessing two lambs in memory of St. Agnes

Pope Francis continues tradition of blessing two lambs in memory of St. Agnes Watch

Christian Saints & Heroes

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

On Thursday Pope Francis celebrated St. Agnes' feast day in the Vatican by continuing the centuries-old tradition of blessing two lambs in her honor.

A Patron Saint for California

A Patron Saint for California Watch

Christian Saints & Heroes

By Justin Soutar

During his visit to the United States this coming September, Pope Francis will canonize Blessed Junipero Serra, the heroic 'Apostle of California.' ...

Lessons From Saint Joseph The Carpenter

Lessons From Saint Joseph The Carpenter

Christian Saints & Heroes

By Alex Basile

Every carpenter must practice patience. We can learn important lessons from the wood shop in Nazareth from the humble Saint Joseph.

Femine Genius, Holiness and St. Teresa of Avila

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Christian Saints & Heroes

By Deacon Keith Fournier

If Christ Jesus dwells in a man as his friend and noble leader, that man can endure all things, for Christ helps and strengthens us and never ...

Saint Teresa of Avila: Virgin and Doctor of Prayer

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Christian Saints & Heroes

By Deacon F.K. Bartels

St. Teresa's whole life is one of simple beauty and fervent purpose; it is a life contained in Christ. She shows us how to live the same way through ...

From St Francis of Assisi to the Faithful: We Must be Simple

From St Francis of Assisi to the Faithful: We Must be Simple Watch

Christian Saints & Heroes

By St. Francis of Assisi

We must not be wise and prudent according to the flesh. Rather we must be simple, humble and pure. We should never desire to be over others. Instead, ...

St Therese of the Child Jesus: In the Heart of the Church I Will Be Love

St Therese of the Child Jesus: In the Heart of the Church I Will Be Love Watch

Christian Saints & Heroes

By St Therese of Lisieux

O Jesus, my love, at last I have found my calling: my call is love. Certainly I have found my place in the Church, and you gave me that very place, ...