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Christian Saints & Heroes

Cause for canonization opened for Filipino Jesuit who traded his life for that of his attacker Watch

Image of Richie Fernando died protecting his attacker.

Brother Richie Fernando was a 26 year-old Jesuit seminarian from the Philippines when in 1996 he died protecting his Cambodian students ... continue reading


Pope Francis will beatify two martyrs during visit to Colombia Watch

Image of Pope Francis will beatify two martyrs when he visits Colombia.

During his six-day visit to Colombia in September, Pope Francis will beatify martyrs Bishop Jesus Emilio Jaramillo Monsalve and Fr. Pedro ... continue reading



One year later, is Fr. Jacques Hamel a saint? Watch

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Tomorrow, July 26, is one year after the brutal murder of Fr. Jacques Hamel by ISIS-affiliated terrorists in France. The bishops of France ... continue reading


Catherine of Siena: We Need Saints for this Missionary Age Watch

Father, raise up women like Catherine of Siena for this new missionary age of your Church. Women who are so in love with you, and so ... continue reading


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


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


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

Image of The icon of Saint Teresa of Calcutta.

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


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