Corpus Christi

The Solemnity of Corpus Christi

The Feast of Corpus Christi, or the Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ (as it is often called today), goes back to...

Saint Stanislaus

Saint Stanislaus (1030 – 1079) was Bishop of Kraków. He was martyred by Polish King Bolesław II the Bold. He is one of the patrons of Poland.
The North American Martyrs

St. Jean de Brébeuf & the North American Martyrs

St . Jean de Brébeuf was a Jesuit missionary, born at Condé-sur-Vire in Normandy, 25 March, 1593; died in Canada, near Georgian Bay, 16...

Pope St. Sylvester

Pope St. Sylvester, whom God appointed to govern his holy church in the first years of her temporal prosperity and triumph over her persecuting...
St. Philip Neri

St. Philip Neri

St. Philip Neri (1515-1595) is known as the Apostle of Rome. With his distinctly joyous and personal manner, he was one of the influential...

Saint Stephen

Saint Stephen was martyred in Jerusalem about the year 35. He is consider both the first Christian martyr (the protomartyr) and one of the first deacons of the Christian Church. All that we know of the life, trial, and death of St. Stephen, is found in the Book of Acts, Chapters 6 and 7. In the long chronicle of Christian martyrs, the story of Stephen stands out as one of the most moving and memorable.
Ascension

The Solemnity Of The Ascension

The Ascension of Our Lord, which occurred 40 days after Jesus Christ rose from the dead on Easter Sunday, is the final act of our redemption that Christ began on Good Friday. On this day, the risen Christ, in the sight of His apostles, ascended bodily into Heaven (Luke 24:51; Mark 16:19; Acts 1:9-11).
Pope St Zephyrinus

Pope St. Zephyrinus

The pontificate of this first third-century pope was to see a storm of heresy rage around the pontiff, who had to keep a firm...

St. Matilda

St. Matilda was born about 895, the daughter of a German count. When she was still quite young, her parents arranged her marriage to...

Saint Lawrence

Saint Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr, was one of the victims of the persecution of Valerian in 258. He is one of the most celebrated Martyrs of the Church.

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