Category Archives: Saints

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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St. Kateri Tekakwitha (1656 – 1680)

In honor of Pope Benedict’s canonization of two new saints back in October, here is a biography for St. Kateri Tekakwitha. St. Kateri Tekakwitha was born around 1656 in a Mohawk village near today’s Auriesville, New York. Her father was … Continue reading

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St. Marianne Cope (1838 – 1918)

In honor of Pope Benedict’s canonization of two new saints back in October, here is a biography for St. Marianne Cope. St. Marianne Cope was born on January 23, 1838 to Peter Koob and Barbara Witzenbacher in the Grand Duchy … Continue reading

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Blessed Miguel Pro (1891-1927)

Yesterday was the feast of Blessed Miguel Pro. I did not have a chance to put this up yesterday, but here is a biography that I wrote on Blessed Pro for my parish’s bulletin. Enjoy and Viva Cristo Rey. Blessed Miguel … Continue reading

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Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen Speaks on Temptation

 

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