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Saints of the Faith · 1Y ago

ON THE VENERATION OF ST. JOSEPH (From Goffine's Devout Instructions)

St. Alphonsus Liguori writes that the example of Christ who so highly venerated St. Joseph while on earth, and who during his whole life was obedient to him, should suffice to inspire all he...
Saints of the Faith · 1Y ago

Decrees for the Causes of Saints June 06, 2015

Vatican City, 6 June 2015 (VIS) – Yesterday afternoon the Holy Father Francis received in private audience Cardinal Angelo Amato, S.D.B., prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints...
Saints of the Faith · 1Y ago

Decrees for the Causes of Saints May 6, 2015

Vatican City, 6 May 2015 (VIS) - Yesterday afternoon the Holy Father Francis received in a private audience Cardinal Angelo Amato, S.D.B., prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saint...
Saints of the Faith · 1Y ago

Priest who died on the Titanic could be on path to sainthood :: EWTN News

The following excerpts are from EWTN News:When the Titanic began to sink on April 15, 1912, Father Thomas Byles had two opportunities to board a lifeboat. But he forewent those opportunities...
Saints of the Faith · 1Y ago

Feast of Saint Joseph

Feast of Saint JosephMarch 19SAINT JOSEPH was descended from the kingly line of David, and was a kinsman of the Blessed Virgin Mary. (Matthew 1:1-16) The Gospel gives him the praise of being...
Saints of the Faith · 1Y ago

Promulgation of Decrees by Congregation for Causes of Saints

Vatican City, 18 March 2015 (VIS) This morning the Holy Father received in audience Cardinal Angelo Amato, S.D.B., prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, and authorized the pr...
Saints of the Faith · 1Y ago

The Relic of St. Teresa of Avila's “pilgrim staff” Arrives in the Vatican

Vatican City, 11 March 2015 (VIS) – At the end of today's general audience, during his greetings in various languages, the Pope mentioned that this month will mark the fifth centenary of the...
Saints of the Faith · 1Y ago

Doctors of the Church -- A List (Updated)

The following is an alphabetical list of the 36 "Doctors of the Church" of the Roman Catholic Church.Before we get to the list, here is the definition of Doctor of the Church from "The Moder...
Saints of the Faith · 1Y ago

Recognition of the Martyrdom of Archbishop Oscar Romero, the friars Michal Tomaszek and Zbigniew Strazalkowski, and Father Alessandro Dordi

Vatican City, 3 February 2015 (VIS) – Today the Holy Father Francis received in a private audience Cardinal Angelo Amato, S.D.B., prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, during...
Saints of the Faith · 1Y ago

Feast of Saint Brigid, Abbess and Patroness of Ireland (From Goffine’s Devout Instructions)

February 1Saint Brigid was born about the year 453 at Fochard, in Ulster. When about twenty years old she received the veil from Saint Mel, the nephew and disciple of Saint Patrick. So many ...