Saints


May242013
Sons of St. Philip Neri

Sons of St. Philip

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St. Philip Neri (1515-1595), known as the Apostle of Rome, moved to Rome from Florence as a young man, spending much time in...

Apr282013
St. Gianna Molla: Mother’s Love in Suffering

St. Gianna Molla:

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“If you must choose between me and the baby, do not hesitate: choose the child- I insist on it. Save him!” Gianna Molla...

Apr252013
St. Mark the Zealous

St. Mark the Zealo

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The young man who left his “Mark” on the Bible “MMaaarrrrrrkkkkkkkkk!” She shouted, letting all in our suburban...

Apr112013
Passion and Love

Passion and Love

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When I was thirteen years old, I chose St. Gemma Galgani as my Confirmation saint. She was suggested to me by my oldest sister...

Apr042013
St. Isidore and the New (Digital) Evangelization

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The new evangelization and the modern digital revolution are moving leaps and bounds faster than most of us expected. When...

Mar032013
A Mission to Share

A Mission to Share

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Born into a wealthy family, Katharine Drexel was raised on an interesting idea: their wealth was not their own; it was simply...

Feb082013
Fortunate One

Fortunate One

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Imagine being so scared that you forget your own name. That was the reality for one Sudanese girl, who was kidnapped and sold...

Jan282013
For the Love of Books!

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Why didn't Jesus Christ write a book?  Of course, we Christians believe the Bible is the inspired word of God, but Jesus...

Jan232013
Embracing a Call

Embracing a Call

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Did you know that Pope Benedict XVI canonized seven new saints on October 21, 2012?  During his homily he introduced each new...

Jan072013
Celebrating a Friend

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We all know what it's like to be proud of someone we love.  On October 17, 2010, I was overwhelmingly filled with pride for...

Dec282012
Reflecting on the Holy Innocents

Reflecting on the

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“A voice was heard in Ramah,sobbing and loud lamentation:Rachel weeping for her children,and she would not be...

Dec262012
Picking Up What Saint Stephen Laid Down

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“Steve, I wouldn't pick up any rocks around here, you might get shot,” my father stated as I bent down to pick up a large...

Dec062012
Do You Believe in Santa?  The Real Story of St. Nicholas

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This post by Mark Hart was originally featured on the Lifeteen blog on December 6, 2011.  It reappears here with permission....

Nov302012
Who is Your St. Andrew?

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Today is the feast of St. Andrew.  It also happens to be my wedding day.  Not my wedding anniversary, but my actual wedding...

Nov132012
Our 1st American Saint

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St. Frances Xavier Cabrini was born on July 15, 1850 in Northern Italy.  Thanks to the example and teaching of her parents, as...

Oct312012
What Saints Sound Like

What Saints Sound

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“I ask for your prayers for our son and for our family. This is not a path we would have chosen, yet it is our path,...

Oct232012
New American Saints!

New American Saint

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This past Sunday, Pope Benedict XVI canonized 7 new Saints of the Church! And two of them lived and worked here in America: St....

Oct192012
The North American Martyrs

The North American

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We're excited to announce that the My Year of Faith app is now available for both iOS and Android.  Download from iTunes...