It is not too late to participate in The Hour of the Laity: A Lay Catholic Conference (THL2023); THL2023 is the conference we have been asking the Patron Saints, Blesseds, and Servants of God featured in the Patron Saint Series for intercessory prayers for its success. THL2023 is a national
How did the great cathedrals get built? How did the great universities and hospitals get funding? How did pagan empires become Christian? There were many contributing factors, but the conversion and support of the ‘elite and privileged’ and the development of true leaders cannot be ignored. Philanthropy from a king
My brothers, consider it a great joy when trials of many kinds come upon you, for you well know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance, and perseverance must complete its work so that you will become fully developed, complete, not deficient in any way… Blessed is anyone who
Who would have imagined believing and living simple truths and leading a good, wholesome life could be countercultural and heroic? Yet that is where we are, and we need not be afraid. We are not alone, for Jesus and the saints have gone before us and called us to become
Are you struggling with finding purpose and meaning in your life? You are not alone! Many Saints have encountered difficulties in discerning God's call for their lives. Reading about Saints and 'Saints-in-the-making' (those in the process of being Canonized) can give us hope and insight. Now
Who are Patron Saints, and why do we ask them to pray for us? According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Patron Saints provide a model of charity and the assurance of prayer (CCC2156). Individuals, organizations, or people in positions of authority choose them to pray for us. “Intercession
Who are Doctors of the Catholic Church, and why are they ideal Patron Saints for business vocations? Do we mean medical doctors? No, although there is nothing to preclude a medical doctor from becoming a future Doctor of the Church! Is it the same as the 'Church Fathers'
Psalm 24 reminds me of Tepeyac Hill where St. Juan Diego saw our Lady of Guadalupe: “Who shall ascend the hill of the Lord? And who shall stand in His Holy place? He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to what