On November 11, the Catholic Church honors St. Martin of Tours, who left his post in the Roman army to become a “soldier of Christ." Martin was born around the year 316 in modern-day Hungary into a pagan family. An unexpected encounter with Christ while serving in the Army, lead to Martin's incredible conversion. Visit this article to read his story.
St Leo the Great was Pope from the year 440 until his death in 461. We celebrate his feast day on 10 November. Watch this video to learn more about today's Saint!
The feast day of St Leo the Great or as he is also known, Pope St Leo I, is celebrated each year on 10 November by Catholics worldwide. St Leo's pontificate from 440 until 461 is regarded as the most significant and important in these ancient times after than of St Gregory I and he is popularly remembered for having met Attila the Hun and persuaded him not to proceed with his invasion of Italy. Visit this article to read his story!
Mother Teresa's life sounds like a legend. The Albanian girl who entered an Irish order to go to India as a missionary and became an "Angel of the Poor" for countless people. She was greatly revered by Christians as well as Muslims, Hindus and unbelievers, as she brought the message of Christian love for one's neighbor from the slums of Calcutta to the whole world. Fr. Leo Maasburg was there as her close companion for many years, and tells her story in a new book, "Mother Teresa of Calcutta: A Personal Portrait".
On 8 November, we celebrate the feast of Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity, who wrote a famous prayer to the Holy Trinity. Watch this video to find out more!
November 4th is the feast of St. Charles Borromeo - a 16th century Bishop and Cardinal died at the young age of 46. During his lifetime, St. Charles opened reformed Seminaries to train future Priests in holiness. Watch this video to learn more about this great saint!
November 3rd is the feast of St. Martin De Porres, the son of a Spanish Knight and a freed African slave. Watch this video to learn more about his story!
Fr. Jack is back, this time hitting the streets of New York City’s East Village to find out what people know about the saints. Are they all perfect people? Do they have to be Catholic? What are their best qualities? Follow our friend and colleague, Fr. Jack Collins, CSP, as he journeys the city to find out what people know.
November 1st is All Saints Day. Why does the Catholic Church celebrate this feast day? Isn't it a bit old fashioned? In this video, Fr. Robert Barron reflects on the famous quote: "there is only real sadness in life - not to be a saint", in light of the feast of All Saints.
On 28 October, we celebrate the feast of the Apostles Simon and Jude. Watch this video for a reflection on these saints - whose lives show us that anything is possible with God!
You are viewing 661 - 670 of 1252 items