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  • St. Agnes Catholic Church
    St. Agnes Catholic Church and Mass on a Marian holy day
    Charleston, South Carolina celebrates a so-called “Rainbow Row,” a group of thirteen colorful homes that face the Charleston Harbor. Though not as colorful as Charleston’s Rainbow Row, Louisville does have a unique cluster of its...
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    St. Thomas the Apostle
    But Thomas, one of the twelve, called [a]Didymus, was not with them when Jesus came. So the other disciples were saying to him, “We have seen the Lord!” But he said to them, “Unless I see in His hands the imprint of the nails,...
  • Alpha and Omega
    Casting out Fear
    Couples facing prenatal diagnoses find support and consolation from local Catholic servicesby Marybeth T. Hagan“There’s suffering and there’s joy. We had a taste of both.” With these words, Michael Henthorn of All Saints...
  • Two Popes Ties to Chicago
    Two Popes Ties to Chicago
    On Divine Mercy Sunday, Chicago Catholics – like all Catholics around the world – watched with delight as Popes John Paul II and John XXIII were canonized as Saints in St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City.It may seem to us that...
  • Two Popes Make History Together
    History is Seeing Double in Rome
    At 10:00a.m. Rome time, which is 4:00a.m. Philadelphia time, an historic moment will be made at the Vatican. Two previous Popes will be elevated to sainthood by Pope Francis, at the same time: Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII. This is a never...
  • The Saint Johns County Way of Life
    Saint Johns County rated as top place in nation to raise a family
    In 2013, Saint Johns County, Florida, was cited by CNN as one of the "Best Places to Live in America". With low unemployment and high job growth, it is a great business environment. According to the CNN report, “It’s the...
  • Remembering St. Drexel
    Remembering St. Drexel
    Chicago Catholics, are you familiar with St. Katharine Drexel? If not, now is a good time to learn about her, because her Feast Day is this week (namely, March 3rd) She is a fairly new saint. She was canonized by Pope John Paul II on October 1,...
  • Pope John Paul II blood
    Thieves steal the blood of late Pope John Paul II
    On Monday, Jan. 27, a Catholic church in the mountains east of Rome reported that thieves had broken in and stole a reliquary that held the blood of the late Pope John Paul II. The theft was discovered early Sunday morning.Franca Corrieri is the...
  • mandela
    Nelson Mandela becomes the fourth person in the Holy Quadrinity
    Despite once being the chief ofUmkhonto We Sizwe, the military wing of the Communist-dominated African National Congress, many in the Western media aren't simply honoring the late South African politician, but drawing comparisons between him...
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe
    Feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe, patron of The Americas, to be celebrated
    The feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe is celebrated on Dec. 12. She has been named the patron of the Americas.Our Lady appeared to a peasant near Mexico City named Juan Diego in 1529. She appeared to him as an Aztec Princess, and spoke in his...
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    First North American Aboriginal woman canonized
    Pope Benedict XVI presided over a canonization ceremony, Sunday, which included the first Mohawk woman to be awarded the title of "Saint".Kateri Tekakwitha, also known as Lily of the Mohawks, was born in 1656 in New York state to a...
  • St. Paul of the Cross
    St. Paul of the Cross, (priest, mystic, poet), feast day to be celebrated
    The feast day of St. Paul of the Cross will be celebrated on October 20th.St. Paul of the Cross was born into a wealthy merchant family in the Republic of Genoa on Jan 3, 1694. He was the eldest of six surviving children; the second of sixteen...
  • Everybody wants to meet a saint but nobody wants to be one
    Everybody wants to meet a saint but nobody wants to be one
    Act energetically on brighter ideas.Power, affluence, emergency, danger, liability, doubt, enemy, treason, confusion, if they are not handled correctly will bring on misery, worry, and even death. If they are handled correctly they will bring...
  • Joan of Arc
    Messenger of God or heretic? Joan of Arc, part 2
    Check out part 1 by clicking here before reading part 2.• Birth of a legendIt was on the night of January 6th, 1412, that, according to Lord Perceval de Boulainvilliers the roosters crowed long before dawn to signal a new birth; the birth of...
  • Beheading of John the Baptist
    Beheading of John the Baptist feast day to be celebrated
    August 29th is the feast day which celebrates the beheading of John the Baptist.John the Baptist is the last prophet proclaiming the coming of the Lord. We actually meet John when Mary visits her cousin Elizabeth, who is pregnant with John....