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

Image of Saint Patrick in blue vestments.

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 ... continue reading


Here are more interesting facts about St. Patrick's Day few people know Watch

Image of The shamrock is a well-known symbol of Ireland.

Here are some more little-known facts about St. Patrick's Day. 1.    The Irish began celebrating St. Patrick's Day as early ... continue reading


Saint Patrick, the superhero Watch

Image of Saint Patrick is a genuine hero, having changed the world for the better thanks to his devotion to God.

In the middle of the 5th century, the Irish king Niall of the Nine Hostages led raids into Roman Britain. His warlords took captives as ... continue reading


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

Image of Let us remember to give thanks for this day the Lord has made.

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 ... continue reading


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

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


St Francis Through the Eyes of His Friend St Bonaventure Watch

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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 ... continue reading


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

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


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

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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 ... continue reading


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

Image of Saint Padre Pio has been credited with intercession that saved the life of baby Caitlin Dooley.

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 ... continue reading


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

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


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