Category Archives: Saints

Father and Doctor of the Church: St. Augustine

From his Confessions:    Urged to reflect upon myself, I entered under your guidance the innermost places of my being; but only because you had become my helper was I able to do so. I entered, then, and with the vision … Continue reading

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Venerable Fulton Sheen

I was ready for some good news this morning.  Thank you Rocco (H/T New Advent). “In an audience this morning with his chief Saintmaker, Cardinal Angelo Amato SDB, the Pope assented to several decrees of canonization, beatification and the heroic … Continue reading

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Happy St.Patricks Day

It is unfortunate that St. Patrick’s day is in lent. But then it is a day to remember a most heroic saint. It is not a day to celebrate  and drink green beer–an abomination to my favorite deacon–or to celebrate … Continue reading

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The Irish Monk Who Was Burned by a Demon

I love being Catholic.  The Catholic Hearld (U.K) on St. Fursey: “Fursey (died 648) was an Irish monk who helped to advance Christianity in both East Anglia and northern France. Precisely where and when Fursey was born is unknown. According … Continue reading

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St. Albert the Great

Theologian. Scientist. Philosopher. Teacher of St. Thomas Aquinas. Excerpt from the New Theological Movement: “It is a very common mistake, even in Catholic academia, to give the title of Doctor Universalisto St. Thomas Aquinas – I have seen this not … Continue reading

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Saint of the Day: St. Mary Magdalene

From last years post: Despite the accusations made by progressive feminists, the Church has no position on the identity of Mary of Magdalene. Although she is a very important figure in the Gospels, we know little about her. From the … Continue reading

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Vatican Discovers 6th Century Fresco of St. Paul

H/T New Advent

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