Not long after being kidnapped and sold into slavery, Bakhita and a friend made a daring escape that led them deep into the Sudanese wilderness, where they quickly found themselves lost and hunted by wild animals . . . until a beautiful lady came to their aid.
Poor Brigid was always getting into trouble for giving things away. One day, her father got so fed up with her generosity, he decided to give her away!
Who would listen to a simple Indian’s fantastic story? Certainly not the bishop! But the mysterious lady who had appeared to Juan Diego on Tepeyac Hill gave him exactly what he needed to succeed in his mission.
As a young girl, Catherine always had her nose in a book. If she didn’t have her nose in a book, she was asking the wisest men and women of the land all sorts of questions. There were plenty of books and plenty of wise people around, because Catherine lived in the great port city of Alexandria, Egypt—home of the biggest library in the world—and her father was the governor.
A patron saint of the internet St. Isidore of Seville died in 636, so he never surfed the Web, had a Facebook account or downloaded tunes to his iPod. But […]