Category Archives: Saints

I Love being Catholic

Even a Satanist can become a Saint: Rome, Italy, Mar 3, 2015 / 08:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Later this month Pope Francis will head to Pompeii: a city which lays claim to the curious story of a former Satanist priest … Continue reading

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Surf Angel

Cool. A seminarian who died while surfing  is being considered for sainthood (via the WallStreet Journal): In January, the Vatican gave permission to Rio priests to gather evidence of Mr. Schäffer’s holiness and present it to the pope, a crucial … Continue reading

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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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