St. Matthias is the apostle chosen to replace Judas Iscariot. Little is known of his missionary activity, but tradition states that he preached in Judea. He is credited with a Gospel and other discourses that have not been historically confirmed. His feast day is May 14.
St. Athanasius, also called Athanasius the Great and Athanasius the Confessor, was a bishop and doctor of the church. In today’s post you’ll find a short video about him.
Pope St. John Paul II had a particular devotion to St. Faustina and established Divine Mercy Sunday, which is celebrated each year on the Sunday one week after Easter Sunday. There’s more in today’s post.
The most solemn week in the Church calendar, Holy Week is a time to contemplate, pray, attend your parish liturgies–and try to explain it all to your Catholic kids. This post has more activities and ideas from around the Teaching Catholic Kids and around the Catholic web.
Today, March 25, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Annunciation. Our greatest saint, Mary did one simple thing. She listened to God’s will—that she was to be the mother of Jesus—and she accepted God’s will.