Thomas understood that the best education was one which taught you how to have a proper detachment from things. In this was virtue, and Thomas pursued virtue with vigor.
Cardinal Raymond Burke spoke with CNA about the inspiration he draws from the life and work of St. Thomas More, the patron of lawyers, whose feast day is June 22.
22 June is feast of St. Thomas More. Thomas More was a lawyer, author and statesman who lost his life opposing King Henry VIII's plan to subordinate the Church to the English monarchy. Watch this video to learn about his life.
June 21 is the feast of one of the Patron Saints of youth - Saint Aloysius Gonzaga. He was born into a noble Italian family, but he gave up all his comfort and riches to join the Jesuits. He gave his life to help the sick and needy, dying at the age of 23 after contracting the plague from those he cared for. Watch this video to reflect on the life of this young Saint.
On June 22, the Catholic Church will honor the life and martyrdom of St. Thomas More, the lawyer, author and statesman who lost his life opposing King Henry VIII's plan to subordinate the Church to the English monarchy. Visit this article to read more about the life of this heroic man!
Fernando Sanchez is the Ambassador of Costa Rica to the Vatican. Three years ago his child was born with serious heart problems. The doctors said there was no hope for him, but then something happened that changed everything. Sanchez believes his son is alive thanks to a miracle of Padre Pio! Watch this video for more.
Father Alois Abdritzki was killed in Dachau in 1943, when he was 28, simply because he was a Catholic priest. Now, he is recognized as Blessed Alois, after he was beatified on 13 June 2011 in the German Diocese of Dresden-Meissen, in a ceremony led by Cardinal Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for Saints' Causes. Father Abdritzki was heavily into sports, and is well known for his cheerfulness. Visit this article to read more about our new 'Blessed'.
St. Anthony of Padua is a saint well known for helping you find things that are lost. In this video, Fr. Kubicki reflects on a common prayer dedicated to St. Anthony, called 'Litany of the Lost'.
A Manhattan parish has carried on a centuries-old tradition, despite the tough economic times.
On June 13, Catholics honor the memory of the Franciscan priest St. Anthony of Padua. Although he is popularly invoked today by those who have trouble finding lost objects, he was known in his own day as the “Hammer of Heretics” due to the powerful witness of his life and preaching. Visit this article to read more.
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