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Researchers find evidence relic of Santa Claus is AUTHENTIC Watch

Image of Saint Nicholas lived in the 4th century A.D.

Most Catholics believe in Santa Claus for their whole life. That's because we recognize that St. Nicholas, a.k.a. "Santa" is a saint of the ... continue reading


A seat for one? Saint's arm is FLYING across Canada Watch

Image of The arm of St. Francis Xavier is flying across Canada early next year.

While he was alive, St. Francis Xavier never got to ride in an airplane. They would not be invented for 400 more years after his death. ... continue reading



U.S. Bishops give go ahead for the cause of Black Elk Watch

Image of Black Elk may be the next Native American saint.

The sainthood cause for Lakota medicine man and Catholic catechist Nicholas Black Elk took another step forward today, as the U.S. bishops ... continue reading


Pope John Paul I is now 'Venerable' Watch

Image of The Vatican has confirmed Pope John Paul I is on the path to recognized sainthood.

The Vatican on Thursday announced that Albino Luciani - better know as Pope John Paul I - has moved forward on the path to sainthood, and ... continue reading


No, the saints weren't perfect, but they did this one important thing Watch

Image of Pope Francis explained the saints weren't perfect.

Pope Francis marked All Saints' Day Wednesday saying the saints are honored not because they were perfect or did everything right, but ... continue reading


How can I know if my loved one is in heaven? Watch

Image of We look forward to the fulfillment of the promise made to us.

How do we know our loved ones are in heaven? For those of us grieving the loss of a loved one, there may be no greater question, and no ... continue reading



Another Native American is on the way to sainthood! Watch

Image of Nicholas Black Elk is on the path to sainthood for his role in catechizing the Lakota.

Lakota medicine man turned Catholic catechist Nicholas Black Elk has begun the path to potential canonization with a Mass in South Dakota ... continue reading


Experts think they have found the tomb of the REAL Santa Claus Watch

Image of The tomb of the real Saint Nicholas may have just been found.

Archaeologists suspect they have found the tomb of the actual saint behind Santa Claus. The saint, who was thought to be in Italy until ... continue reading


FEAST: St. Dominic and the Order of Preachers Watch

Image of St. Dominic: In his conversations and letters he often urged the brothers of the Order to study constantly the Old and New Testaments. He always carried with him the gospel according to Matthew and the epistles of Paul, and so well did he study them that he almost knew them from memory.

Today we honor Dominic. As the thirteenth century began, great errors were deceiving many of the faithful in the south of France. ... continue reading


Today is the feast of St. Dominic, but it's not such a big deal for Dominicans. Why not? Watch

Image of St. Dominic has a more important day on May 24.

Tuesday marks the Feast Day of St. Dominic, the 13th century priest known for founding the Order of Preachers, commonly called the ... continue reading


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