Quick! Did St. Patrick really drive all the snakes from Ireland? Did he live in France? The answer to driving the snakes out is no … but he did live in France while training for the priesthood.
St. Patrick’s Day falls early in Lent this year. It sticks out like a sore, green thumb in the middle of a sober liturgical period. As a lifelong Catholic — […]
Here in central Ohio, the temperature has finally gone so far down that the the kids are no longer arguing with me about wearing coats and hats outside. On February […]
When Saint Francis de Sales was born in 1567 in Thorens-Glières, France, his father had his life planned out for him. This life would be one of nobility, with a […]
The family of Barbara Koob — St. Marianne’s birth name — emigrated from Germany for America the year after her birth in 1838, and the immigrant family’s name became Cope. […]