Category Archives: Saint

St. Ambrose – Bk 5 – Chapter 18

Wishing to give a reason for the Lord’s answer to the apostles, he assigns the one received to Christ’s tenderness. Then when another reason is supplied by others he confesses that it is true; for the Lord spoke it by … Continue reading

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We Are All Going to Another Life

VATICAN CITY (Zenit.org).- Here is a translation of the address Benedict XVI on the feast of All Saints, in St. Peter’s Square. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters! The Solemnity of All Saints is a propitious occasion to lift … Continue reading

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St. Francis of Assisi

Saint Francis was born at Assisi in 1182. After a carefree youth, he renounced his paternal wealth and committed himself to God. He led a life of evangelical poverty and preached the love of God to all. He established a … Continue reading

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Guardian Angels

God does not abandon to mere chance any of His handiworks; by His providence He is everywhere present; not a hair falls from the head or a sparrow to the ground without his knowledge. Not content, however, with yielding much … Continue reading

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St. Therese of the Child Jesus

Today is the Feast day of St. Therese Saint Therese was born at Alençon in France in 1873. While still a young girl, she entered the Carmelite Monastery at Lisieux. There she lived a life of humility, evangelical simplicity and … Continue reading

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St. Jerome, Priest and Doctor

Today is a feast day of St. Jerome Saint Jerome was born at Stridon in Dalmatia around the year 340. He studied the classical authors at Rome and was baptized there. He embraced a life of asceticism and went to … Continue reading

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Archangels

The holy Scriptures mention Angels several times and among them three are distinguished by name. They are Michael, Gabriel and Raphael. The name Michael comes from the Hebrew phrase mi-ke-el which means: who is like God? The name Gabriel come … Continue reading

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