Priscilla was one of a number of women who played a prominent role in the early church—not simply as “helpers” to the male apostles, but as evangelists and church administrators in their own right.
Dr. Jean Lee
St. Raymond was at one time called to Rome by Pope Gregory IX to work for him and to be his confessor.
Our Lady of Guadalupe remains one of the most intriguing Marian apparitions. Chronicles of that period tell us the story.
“If we had no care for the dead,” Saint Augustine noted, “we would not be in the habit of praying for them.”
Solanus spent his fifty-three years as a priest in menial service as a sacristan and porter at St. Bonaventure’s monastery in Detroit and worked in the friars’ soup kitchen.
When bread and wine become literal Flesh and Blood: The Lanciano Eucharistic Miracle, 1300 years later
When he said the Words of Consecration, with doubt in his soul, the priest saw the bread change into living flesh and the wine change into blood.
Mary, the Mother of God, Mother of Jesus, and wife of Joseph, is the greatest of all Christian saints.
John Vianney was five years old when the reign of terror in Paris was exiling or murdering the Catholic clergy and religious.
Charles was from Uganda and was abused as a page as a young man under the rule of King Mwanga of Baganda in Uganda.