Bernardine preached at great length, sometimes for as much as four hours. For nearly a quarter of a century he crisscrossed Italy on foot, calling people to repentance.
Dr. Jean Lee
Matthias was appointed an Apostle following the betrayal and suicide of Judas Iscariot
Whoever he was, Valentine did really exist, because archaeologists have unearthed a Roman catacomb and an ancient church dedicated to Saint Valentine
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.
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.