Ash Wednesday

Ash-Wednesday

In the Roman Catholic Church, Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent, the season of preparation for the resurrection of Jesus Christ on Easter Sunday. (In Eastern Rite Catholic churches, Lent begins two days earlier, on Clean Monday.)

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St. Katharine Drexel

Saint-Katharine-Drexel

St. Katharine Drexel was born in Philadelphia in 1858 to a very rich family. Giving up her worldly wealth she helped create a system of black Catholic schools in 13 states and established 50 missions for Native Americans in 16 states.

 Her crowning achievement was the founding of Xavier ...

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St. Polycarp

Saint-Polycarp

St. Polycarp, Bishop and Martyr, lived in about 69-155 A.D., and was the Bishop of Smyrna, Izmir in modern Turkey. He was the leading Christian figure in Roman Asia Minor. He is an important link between the tradition of the Church stretch from the apostles to the 2nd century church. 


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Pope Sends Video On Christian Unity To Evangelical Conference

Pope Francis Pentecostal Message

Pope Francis sends a video message to an American Pentecostal conference by way of a Evangelical Episcopal Bishop.

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St. Agabus the Prophet

Saint-Agabus-the-Prophet

St. Agabus, one of the seventy disciples, and martyr. The seventy disciples were chosen by the Lord to go before Him to preach the gospel. St. Agabus was with the twelve disciples in the upper room on the day of Pentecost, and he was filled with the Holy Spirit, the Comforter.

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St. Julian

Saint-Julian-the-Hospitaller

St. Julian and his wife built an inn for travelers near a wide river, and a hospital for the poor. He gave help to a leper in his own bed and the leper turned out to be a angel from God who had been sent to test him. He is the patron of hotel keepers, travelers, and boatmen.

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No Apologies #1 – Introduction

Catholic Apologetics

Fra Joseph Mary gives his first show on apologetics with no apologies. This series will have a Marian emphasis and be geared for beginners, that is, the youth and young adults to help them learn to defend their faith. But with his clear and pleasing delivery, Fra Joseph should gather a large ...

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St. Blaise

Saint-Blaise

Saint Blaise's feast day because of the Blessing of the Throats that took place on this day. Two candles are blessed, held slightly open, and pressed against the throat as the blessing is said. Saint Blaise's protection of those with throat troubles apparently comes from a legend that a boy was ...

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St. John Bosco

Saint-John-Bosco

St. John Bosco (1815-1888) founder of the Salesians dedicated to a help kids who were poor, abandoned kids, and kids at risk. His incorrupt body can be seen to this day.

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St. Hyacintha of Mariscotti

Saint-Hyacintha

St. Hyacintha of Mariscotti (1585 - 1640 ) was a religious of the Third Order of St. Francis and foundress of the Sacconi. At length she was touched by God's grace, and the earnest exhortations of her confessor at the time of serious illness made her see the folly of the past and brought about ...

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