How do you celebrate this beloved and well-known saint cherished by Catholics and non-Catholics around the world? How do you and your family remember her story and remarkable works of charity? Here are eight simple ways to celebrate St. Teresa of Calcutta, a modern saint for our times.
Whether it was the unwavering prayers for their children, their selfless commitment to service, or their unfettered bravery, we asked and you told us these mom saints are your favorites.
Stir, mix, mix. Roll out the cookies. Pop them in the oven. Set the timer. The yummy smell of cookies drifts throughout your house bringing in your brothers and sisters. Your chocolate chip cookies are perfect! What saint do you give thanks to? Saint Lawrence! But why him?
On July 31 we celebrate the feast day of Ignatius of Loyola, who was born into a family of Basque nobility in the family castle of Azpeitia. He was the youngest of the 13 children of Beltran de Loyola and Marina Saenz de Licona.
Not much is known about the parents of our Blessed Mother and the grandparents of Jesus, Saints Joachim and Anne, but there are simple ways to remember these special saints by honoring and spending time with those who bless us daily.