Saint Pius V: Standing Between Heaven and Earth

Michel Ghislieri was born Anton in 1504, but took the name of the archangel when he joined the Dominican Order at the age of...

Saints Chanel, Montfort and Wojtyla

On this joyful Eastertide day, we celebrate a double memorial: Saint Peter Chanel (+1841) who evangelized the island of Futuna in the South Pacific...

Jean-Baptiste de la Salle Chooses the Less Comfortable Path

Today, Thursday 7 April 2022, is the commemoration of St John Baptist de La Salle. Who was this great saint within the field of...

The Fire of Vincent Ferrer

Saint Vincent Ferrer (+1419), whose commemoration is April 5th, was a fiery, intense, highly intelligent Dominican missionary, who travelled the length and breadth of...
Pope St. John Paul II

Homily of JP II in the Basilica of the Annunciation, 2000

JUBILEE PILGRIMAGE OF HIS HOLINESS JOHN PAUL II TO THE HOLY LAND (MARCH 20-26, 2000) HOMILY OF JOHN PAUL II MASS IN THE BASILICA OF THE ANNUNCIATION Israel –...

Saint Andrew Bobola, Patron and Protector of Poland

Saint Andrew (Andrzej), a true hero for Christ, was born in 1591 to a noble family. The recent historical research indicates Strachocina, near Sanok,...

Homily of Pope Benedict on Saint Joseph

APOSTOLIC JOURNEY OF THE HOLY FATHER BENEDICT XVI TO CAMEROON AND ANGOLA (MARCH 17-23, 2009) EUCHARISTIC CELEBRATION ON THE OCCASION OF THE PUBLICATION OF THE INSTRUMENTUM LABORIS HOMILY OF THE HOLY FATHER BENEDICT...

Ite Ad Joseph!

A blessed and joyous solemnity of Saint Joseph to all our readers! The strong and silent saint from the Gospel is a fitting one...

Saint Cyril’s Battle Against Arianism

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Paul VI Audience Hall Wednesday, 27 June 2007 Saint Cyril of Jerusalem Dear Brothers and Sisters, Our attention today is focused on St Cyril of Jerusalem....

The Seven Founders of the Servite Order

On February 17th, we celebrate the liturgical memorial of the Seven Founders of the Servite Order, whose story goes back to the thirteen century. In...