Blessed John Duns Scotus: The Doctor Subtilis  

November the 8th is the feast day of the great Franciscan university professor, philosopher and theologian, Blessed John Duns Scotus.  Little is known about his...

Charles Borromeo Leads the True Reformation

The memorial of Saint Charles Borromeo (1538-1584) commemorates one of the great pillars - along with Saint Robert Bellarmine, Philip Neri and countless others...

Seeking the Lowest Place with Saint Martin de Porres

But when you are invited, go and sit in the lowest place, so that when your host comes he may say to you, `Friend,...

All the Myriads of Saints

A blessed solemnity of All Saints to all our readers, a feast that goes back to its official institution by Pope Gregory III (731...

Simon, Jude and Desperate Causes

All of the Apostles have a feast day, and, on this day at the end of October - the same day that Emperor Constantine...

Pope Benedict and Saints Simon and Jude

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Saint Peter's Square Wednesday, 11 October 2006 Simon and Jude Dear Brothers and Sisters, Today, let us examine two of the Twelve Apostles: Simon the Cananaean...

“Joseph, the God-Possessor”: ὁ θεοπάτωρ Ἰωσὴφ,

Recently I came across a show on YouTube called “Cuppa Joe,” a fine program which centers around discussing topics in Josephology, the theological study...

Anthony Mary Claret, On Fire for God

Anthony Mary Claret died on this day, October 24th, 1870, after a long, full and adventurous life, demonstrating how much one man can do...
Pope St. John Paul II

Saint John Paul II: The Pope Who Taught Us Not to Be Afraid

As we celebrate the feast of St John Paul II, October 22nd, my thoughts to this great Pope of the Church, along with a...
Pope St. John Paul II

The Late, Great Saint John Paul II

Today is the memorial of Pope Saint John Paul II, who was beatified on May 1st, 2011 by Pope Benedict XVI, and canonized by...