Category Archives: Saints

Saint eBook Now Available for Pre-Order

I’m happy to announce the release of my new ebook about the saints, Church Triumphant: 25 Men and Women who Gave Their Lives to Christ. This new ebook is available for preorder from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo, and iTunes. Church … Continue reading

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Repentance by St. John Vianney

The following is a sermon given by St. John Vianney on the subject of repentance. I thought it would be a worthwhile follow up to yesterday’s article. “Woe is me, for I have sinned so much during my life”–Confessions of … Continue reading

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Venerable Fulton J. Sheen (May 8, 1895 – December 9, 1979)

Venerable Fulton J. Sheen was born on May 8, 1895 in El Paso, Illinois to Newton and Delia Sheen. He was baptized Peter John Sheen, but later became known by his mother’s maiden name: Fulton. He was the oldest of … Continue reading

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The Angelic Doctor

Today is the feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas, also known as the Angelic Doctor. St. Thomas was a tremendous theologian whose works influence the Church to this day. In honor of this great saint, I thought I would tell … Continue reading

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Pope St. Pius X (1835 – 1914)

Pope St. Pius X was born Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto on June 2, 1835. His father was a postman in the town of Riese, Italy.  He was the second of ten children. Even though his family was poor, education was very … Continue reading

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Blessed Charles de Foucauld (September 15, 1858 – December 1, 1916)

Blessed Charles de Foucauld was born on September 15, 1858 in Strasbourg, France to an aristocratic family. After losing his parent at the age of six, Charles and his sister were raised by their grandfather. While he was in high … Continue reading

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St. Gianna Molla (October 4, 1922 – April 28, 1962)

Gianna decided that medicine was the career for her to best help others. To accomplish this, she entered medical school in November of 1942 in Milan.  She graduated in 1949 and opened an office near her hometown. Her brother was … Continue reading

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St. John Bosco Is Taken on a Tour of Hell

I don’t usually post articles from other blogs on this site, but after reading this particular one I had to. You can find the original post here. This is a story that should be read to all young people to persuade them … Continue reading

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St. Nicholas (270 – 343)

St. Nicholas was born in 270 in the Greek city of Patara. He was the only child of wealthy Christian parents. From a very young age, Nicholas was very religious. According to legend, he would observe the traditional fasts on … Continue reading

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St. Francis Xavier (1506 – 1552)

Today is the feast of St. Francis Xavier, so St. Francis Xavier was born on April 7, 1506 in the Kingdom of Navarre in Northern Spain. He was born into a wealthy aristocratic family. His father died when he was … Continue reading

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