The Prophecy of St. Malachy

(From the Catholic Encyclopedia 1913 edition) The most famous and best known prophecies about the popes are those attributed to St. Malachy. In 1139 he went to Rome to give an account of the affairs of his diocese to the pope, Innocent II, who ...

An Ancient Homily for Holy Saturday

“What is happening? Today there is a great silence over the earth, a great silence, and stillness, a great silence because the King sleeps; the earth was in terror and was still, because God slept in the flesh and raised up those who were ...

Virtual Tour of St. John Lateran Basilica

Most Catholics think of St. Peter’s as the pope’s main church, but they are wrong. St. John Lateran is the pope’s church, the cathedral of the Diocese of Rome where the Bishop of Rome presides. The first basilica on the site was built in the ...

The Enchiridion of Indulgences

Issued by the Sacred Apostolic Penitentiary, 1968 + Joseph Cardinal Ferretto, Titular Bishop of the Suburban Church of Sabina and Poggio Mirteto, Originally published by Liberia Editrice Vatican, Vatican City, 1968 This is a digest of the works ...

St. Gregory Nazianzen

St Gregory Nazianzen was by nature a gentle man and by genius and training a scholar, but throughout his life he was involved in controversies, disputes and misunderstanding in which his sensitive and essentially reasonable temperament suffered ...

Words of St. Teresa of Avila

“Let nothing disturb thee; Let nothing dismay thee; All thing pass; God never changes. Patience attains All that it strives for. He who has God Finds he lacks nothing:God alone suffices.” “It is love alone that gives worth to all things” ...