About 100 years after St. Dominic of Silos’ death, a young woman made a pilgrimage to his tomb. Dominic of Silos appeared to her and assured her that she would bear another son. The woman was Joan of Aza, and the son she bore grew up to be the
St. Henry of Uppsala, the Patron of Finland, was an Englishman of the twelfth century residing at Rome. In 1152, he was consecrated Bishop of Uppsala, Sweden, by the Papal Legate Nicholas Breakspear, who later became Pope Adrian IV.
Helena - Empress mother of Constantine the Great. She was a native of Bithynia, who married the then Roman general Constantius I Chlorus about Constantine was born soon after, and in Constantius was made Caesar, or junior emperor.
St. Thomas a' Becket is one of the most famous medieval English Saints. While archdeacon of Canterbury, he was made chancellor of England at the age of 36 by his friend King Henry II. After many struggles with the King over the rights of the Church, St. Thomas was murdered by a group of Knights.
The feast in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe goes back to the sixteenth century. Our Lady appeared to St. Juan Diego on Dec 9 & to Our Lady of Guadalupe is the patron of Mexico and the Americas in whole.
In this episode of No Apologies Fra Joseph takes a look at the Immaculate Conception. The Immaculate Conception of Mary means that she was conceived without any stain of original sin. This was done in view of the future merits of Jesus Christ.
Apart from the signal defeat of the Albigensian heretics at the battle of Muret in 1213 which legend has attributed to the recitation of the Rosary by St. Dominic, it is believed that Heaven has on many occasions rewarded the faith of those who had recourse to this devotion in times of special ...