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St Irenaeus of Lyon Teaches Us How to Know God Watch

Image of Irenaeus of Lyon wrote these words - The glory of God gives life; those who see God receive life. For this reason, God-who cannot be grasped, comprehended, or seen-allows Himself to be seen, comprehended, and grasped by men, that He may give life to those who see and receive Him. It is impossible to live without life, and the actualization of life comes from participation in God, while participation in God is to see God and enjoy His goodness.

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 ... continue reading


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

Image of Mother Teresa of Calcutta is an example for all to follow, even the nonbeliever.

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


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

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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 ... continue reading


Who was the man named Saint Patrick?

Image of Saint Patrick not the first to bring Christianity to Ireland, but it is Patrick who is said to have encountered the Druids at Tara and abolished their pagan rites.

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


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

Image of St. Agnes is honored with the blessing of two lambs (Wordpress).

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


Jennifer Hartline: Trying to Learn Humility From St. Therese Watch

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St. Therese helps me understand: "the splendor of the rose and the whiteness of the lily do not take away the perfume of the little violet ... continue reading


Saints and Heroes of the Faith: Fr Dwight Longenecker On The Day I Met St Therese Watch

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I was an Anglican priest the summer I met St Therese of Lisieux. I was living in England and had three months free between jobs, so I ... continue reading


Vocation to Love. Memorial of Saint Theresa of The Child Jesus, Virgin

Image of St. Theresa died on September 30, 1897. As a result of her sanctity and the many miracles which were accounted to her intercession, the cause for her canonization was introduced only seventeen years later.

The Little Flower of Jesus sacrificed her life for love of souls. She saw the magnitude of her Beloved's love for them. She ... continue reading


Prayer to St. Junipero Serra: 'Help me deliver the light of Christ...'

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Saint Junipero Serra, pray for us! Saint Junipero Serra, your missionary zeal brought the light of Christ to millions. You endured so many ... continue reading


St. Bonaventure Points us to St Francis and the Lord Jesus Christ Watch

Image of Bonaventure was a friend and a disciple of Francis. When he looked at Francis he saw Jesus Christ. Bonaventure, like his friend Francis, was also a mystic. To him the Spirit of Francis is the Spirit of Jesus and

On July 15th in the Liturgical Calendar of the Latin Rite of the Catholic Church, we commemorate the life, holiness, work and death of a ... continue reading


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