St. Macrina the Elder was the grandmother of St. Basil the Great, his brothers St. Gregory of Nyssa and St. Peter of Sebaste, and their sister, St. Macrina the Younger. […]
Get to know and love the Church’s heavenly family with these books on saints. Young, old, modern and ancient, the saints featured in the compilations are sure to resonate with everyone in your family.
When a young Bohemian immigrant arrived in New York City on a rainy June day in 1836 his hopes for priesthood were uncertain. Due to an ordination moratorium imposed by […]
Can you guess which saint was the first to be born in America? Not many can. If you had told this saint as little girl that she would become Catholic, she probably would have laughed at you.
Elizabeth Ann grew up in a very strong Protestant family. They would have very little to do with anyone Catholic. Back then many people would judge you by what religion you were, not by your actions. Imagine choosing not to play with another kid just because he wasn’t your same religion! Her feast day is January 4. Read about St. Elizabeth’s story online.
Jan. 2, is the memorial of St. Basil the Great, Doctor of the Church. He was an influential theologian who supported the Nicene Creed and opposed the heresies of the […]