The Exaltation of the Holy Cross A.D. 629. THE MIRACULOUS appearance of the cross to Constantine, 1 and the discovery of that sacred wood by St. Helen, 2 gave the first occasion to this festival, which was celebrated under the
Are you a Christian priest? Yes, I am a priest and I preach this religion. Do you wish to renounce your faith? No, I will never renounce the faith of Christ. Questions asked during the trial of Saint John Gabriel
IUCUNDA SANE ENCYCLICAL OF POPE PIUS X ON POPE GREGORY THE GREAT TO OUR VENERABLE BRETHREN, THE PATRIARCHS, PRIMATES, ARCHBISHOPS, BISHOPS, AND OTHER ORDINARIES IN PEACE AND COMMUNION WITH THE APOSTOLIC SEE Venerable Brethren, Health and the Apostolic Benediction. 1.
ST. WILLIAM was an English priest of eminent sanctity and zeal, and chaplain to king Canutus. In one of the voyages which that prince made from England to Denmark, the zealous servant of God who attended him, was so moved
All they can do to us is kill us, nothing more. Blessed Angela Ginard Marti A martyr at the outset of the Spanish Civil War, Blessed Angela Ginard Marti sacrificed her life to save others: Sister Mary of the Angels,
She is one of the finest-tempered characters ever seen, gentle, resolute, strict, intelligent, industrious, but above all contrite and humble. No difficulty daunts her courage, no lack of strength stops her superhuman labours, no interior distress troubles her outward serenity,
You have heard, O Virgin, that you will conceive and bear a son; you have heard that it will not be by man but by the Holy Spirit. The angel awaits an answer; it is time for him to return
My dearest son, if you desire to honor the royal crown, I advise, I counsel, I urge you above all things to maintain the Catholic and apostolic faith with such diligence and care that you may be an example for