Saints Perpetua, Felicity…and the 750th Anniversary of Thomas Aquinas

Today marks the optional memorial of the early martyrs Perpetua and Felicity, put to death likely in the year 203, under the reign of...

The Tremendous Work of Clement Mary Hofbauer

The tumultuous life of Saint Clement Mary Hofbauer (1751 - 1820) proves what the devil once admitted to the Cure d'Ars, that if there...

Saint Patrick and His Emerald Isle

A very happy Saint Patrick’s Day, to all our readers, and we extend that to all who are of Irish lineage, or those who...

Saint Cyril of Jerusalem: The Vital Importance of Catechetics

The saints during Lent - with few exceptions, such as Saint Joseph - are celebrated as muted 'commemorations', but that does not decrease their...

The Indefatigable Saint Turibius

Saint Turibius of Mogrovejo (+1606), a missionary bishop of Lima, Peru from 1579 until his death in 1606, is a heroic model for bishops...

Holy Week with the Saints

As Holy Week begins with Passion Sunday, we might turn to the saints, who can give us a helping hand during our meditation and...

The Glorious Martyrdoms of Martin and Maximus

As we continue in this joyful Easter season we recall on this 13th of April Pope Saint Martin I (+655), one of the noblest,...

Saint Kateri, Canada’s Protectress

This was the title given to Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, by Pope Benedict XVI, when he canonized her on October 28th, 2012, along with six...

Blessed Marie-Anne Blondin: Martyr of Silence

Bd. Marie-Anne Blondin (+1890), whose optional memorial falls today in our fair Dominion, the day of her birth in 1809, five decades before Canada...

Benedict and Philip the Apostle

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Saint Peter's Square Wednesday, 6 September 2006 Philip the Apostle Dear Brothers and Sisters, While we continue to outline the features of the various Apostles, as...