Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity is remembered on 8 November. She is a Saint that had many faults as a child, but she learnt that every moment of her day can be offered up to God, becoming an act of love.
On the day of his martyrdom, Nov. 12, Roman Catholics and some Eastern Catholics will remember St. Josaphat Kuntsevych, a bishop and monk whose example of faith inspired many Eastern Orthodox Christians to return to full communion with the Holy See.
November 4th marks the feast of the great Saint Charles Borromeo, the Saint who the late John Paul II's birth name 'Karol' is derived. Find out more about the life of St Charles in the video.
Among the great reformers of the troubled sixteenth century was Charles Borromeo, who, with St. Ignatius of Loyola, St. Philip Neri, and others, led the movement to combat the inroads of the Protestant Reformation. Watch this video for more on Xt3.
The Saints often have fascinating stories, and the Saint who we honour today - St. Ambrose - is no exception. Watch this video for a reflection on the life of Ambrose, a man who became a Catholic, a priest and a Bishop on the same day!
In 1962 Pope John XXIII canonised a man born in Lima, Peru, of a white, Spanish father and black, African mother. Life dealt this man a difficult hand, and it is what he did with this suffering that has made him a Saint! Watch this video to find out more about his life.
Vietnamese Cardinal Francois Xavier Nguyen van Thuan, whose sister and parents escaped the communist regime to live in Australia, is on the path to canonisation. The diocesan phase of his canonisation phase, which involves gathering documentation of his life, writings, virtues and sanctity, began last month.
Happy All Saints Day! Have a listen to this short song naming over a hundred saints, sung to the tune of a popular Gilbert and Sullivan song (also known as 'The Element Song' by Tom Lehrer).
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