This consolation experienced by St. Monica and her total abandonment to God can also be ours today if we persevere in patience and trust.
He guided popes and kings, bishops and common folk. Because of him, the twelfth century is sometimes called the “Bernardine period.”
Francis de Sales called Jane “the perfect woman.”
For centuries the popular tradition about St. Joachim and St. Anne has inspired Christians with a message of God’s tender love.
Governor, husband, priest and Bishop: Paulinus led a life filled with virtuous leadership and was thought of as a saint even in his lifetime.
Ephrem was largely responsible for demonstrating that poetry and hymns could be a mode of theological discourse.
The goodness of family and marriage is written on our hearts; everyone longs for family and intimacy.