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Obscure Saint: Saint Bruno | Encounter

Last edited 5th October 2017

Who was Saint Bruno?


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Has the Original Santa Claus Been Found in Turkey?

Last edited 5th October 2017

Children look away now! For Turkish archaeologists believe they have found the tomb of the original Santa Claus, otherwise known as Saint Nicholas.


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St Francis of Assisi and his Charism

Last edited 4th October 2017

“St Francis' charism is certainly something for today, it endures and it is inspired. Today more than ever this simplicity calls us back to the heart of the Gospel. We don't need all these things that often put up a block between us and Christ. It is in the simplicity of things that you find the true joy of being a son or daughter of God”.


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Theology of the Body and the Saints

Last edited 27th September 2017

Madeleine Vella looks at the Theology of the Body from the examples of the saints – who lived life in chastity and purity according to their state in life.


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St Thérèse of Lisieux – Saints Who took the Narrow Road

Last edited 22nd September 2017

St Thérèse of Lisieux was a Carmelite nun who did not make any remarkable achievements, but has become a Doctor of the Church and one of the most popular saints today. Her way of life has inspired many, and shows that holiness is for all.


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Msgr. Jaramillo, Bishop Assassinated by ELN who Pope Francis will Beatify in Colombia

Last edited 8th September 2017

Pope Francis' trip to Colombia includes the beatification of two priests who have been declared martyrs: Fr. Pedro Ramirez and Msgr. Jesus Jaramillo, the first bishop of Arauca. The bishop was assassinated on October 2, 1989 on his return from a pastoral visit by three guerrilla members, from the National Liberation Army (ELN).


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10 Things You Might Not Know about SAINTS

Last edited 23rd August 2017

The word Saint often brings to mind a quiet voice and piously folded hands. But cracking open a ‘Lives of the Saints’ book can actually be similar to reading superhero yearbook. Here are 10 Things You Might Not Know About Saints, brought to you by SPIRIT JUICE STUDIOS:


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About St Clare of Assisi

Last edited 11th August 2017

St. Clare of Assisi was born in Assisi on July 16, 1194, as Chiara Offreduccio, the beautiful eldest daughter of Favorino Sciffi, Count of Sasso-Rosso and his wife Ortolana. Tradition says her father was a wealthy representative of an ancient Roman family and her mother was a very devout woman belonging to the noble family of Fiumi.


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Know Your Saints - Mary of the Cross MacKillop

Last edited 8th August 2017

August 8th is the feast of Australia's first and (as of 2017) only saint: Mary of the Cross/Mary MacKillop. She is an inspiration to us all.


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If You Want the Pope to Make a Saint Who is “One of Us”, This is What You Can Do

Last edited 30th July 2017

Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati, mountain-enthusiast, student, fun-lover and passionate Catholic, was born in Italy in 1901 and died when he was only 24. Born to a wealthy family, he used his privileges position to secretly support the poor. For all intents and purposes, he lead an ordinary life of a young person. He orchestrated pranks and parties, loved the outdoors, struggled with his parents, his studies and the direction of his future, all the while demonstrating his deep love of Christ and the Eucharist. A short paragraph of writing cannot do justice to the extraordinary ordinariness of his short life. He is an ideal role-model and intercessor for young people.


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