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Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Patron of Students Back-to-School Treat

By Jessica Gordon “Christian perfection consists in three things: praying heroically, working heroically, and suffering heroically.” — St. Anthony Mary Claret A patron is a saint who...

New Blesseds in the Church: The Ulma Family from Poland

An entire family has been beatified, that is, raised to the step before official canonization. The beatification took place on Sunday, September 10, 2023. From...

I Want to Be a Saint

AMY WELBORN When my daughter was six years old, I remember deciding with her which saint she'd be for her Catholic school's All Saints' Day...

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha: Native American Saint — July 14

On October 21 this year, Kateri Tekakwitha, a Native American woman from New York, will be canonized a saint. Kateri trusted in God at all times, even when people were against her. She is an example of faith for our lives today.

‘Wherever You Go, I Will Go’ — Friendship and Loyalty Activities

The Heart of the Missionary Disciple LYNN WEHNER In the Book of Ruth, we hear of Naomi and her daughters-in-law, all widowed in Moab, and of...

Celebrating Saints–Saint George Preca–May 9th

BY PATRICIA MATHSON FEAST DAY: MAY 9 Malta is an island in the Mediterranean Sea just south of Italy. That’s were George Preca lived with his...

Celebrating Saints–Philip and James–May 3rd

Philip and James  PATRICIA MATHSON Jesus called Philip and James to be among the twelve apostles who followed him. The apostles were regular people who said...

Celebrating Saints: St. Patrick

PATRICIA MATHSON FEAST DAY: MARCH 17 As a teen Patrick was kidnapped and taken to Ireland by slave traders. He was put to work as a...

Celebrate St. Jane of Valois – Feb. 4

BY PATRICIA MATHSON FEAST DAY: FEBRUARY 4 Jane of Valois was often disappointed by the people in her life who should have cared about her,...