In 1625, at age 32, St. Jean de Brebeuf (1593-1649) became one of the first five Jesuit missionaries to travel to Canada to bring the Catholic faith to the Hurons. […]
St. Luke was an evangelist and is the patron of painters and physicians. He is the author of the third Gospel and the Acts of the Apostles. A physician, Luke […]
St. Ignatius of Antioch was also called Ignatius Theophoros (in Greek, that means “God bearer”). His principal claim to historical fame comes from his martyrdom. Arrested by Roman authorities, he […]
Today we celebrate the feast of St. Teresa of Avila, Doctor of the Church and founder of the Discalced Carmelites. (Extra credit: Who knows what “discalced” means?) Teresa Sánchez de […]
With the feasts of the archangels and the guardian angels only four days apart, it’s a great time to celebrate the angels with your kids. Here are seven ideas for what to do.