The Catholic Church has five new saints

With 50,000 people in attendance from all continents, Pope Francis declared John Henry Newman, Mother Giuseppina Vannini, Mother Mariam Thresia Mankidiyan, Sister Dulce Lopes Pontes, and Marguerite Bays Catholic saints […]

The first martyrs of America

The recent canonization of Cristobal, Antonio, and Juan, officially declared the new saints as the first martyrs of the New World. The 12 and 13-year-old saints were murdered between the […]

Francisco and Jacinta Marto: Great saints who changed history

One hundred years ago this month, as the world sank deeper into the world war that would leave the continent devastated and millions dead, three shepherd children from the small, […]

Newly canonized saints reflect holiness in daily life

Along with José de Jesús Sánchez del Río, Pope Francis canonized another six saints of four nationalities on Sunday, Oct. 16. Elizabeth of the Trinity (1880-1906) She was born Elisabeth Catez in […]

St. José Sánchez del Río: The boy who died for love of Christ the King

José de Jesús Sánchez del Río went to visit the tomb of a Cristero martyr in 1927, and asked God to let him also die in defense of the Catholic […]

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Q&A: “Mother was very loving, and very firm”

The entire world will celebrate Sept. 4, the day of the canonization of Mother Teresa of Calcutta. But for the over 5,000 members of the Missionaries of Charity, the daughters […]

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WATCH: Cardinal Stafford, local woman share their experience of meeting Mother Teresa

During Mother Teresa’s 1989 visit, St. Rose of Lima parishioner Helen Onofrio was asked to prepare a prayer altar for the Blessed Mother. She acquired an ante-room and a small […]

Little woman, giant spirit

The woman stood at a mere five foot zero, but her mountainous faith towered high above those she encountered. “She was diminutive in physical stature, she was a giant in […]

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WATCH: Mother Teresa brings gift of love during 1989 visit to Denver

Mother Teresa is being canonized a saint Sept. 4. Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila and Cardinal J. Francis Stafford reflect upon Mother Teresa’s legacy, the significance of her becoming a saint, […]

Missionaries of Charity to host Mother Teresa canonization events

Millions are expected to converge in Rome Sept. 4 for the canonization Mass of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, who will be proclaimed a saint by the Catholic Church only 19 […]

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Vogue Venerables: People to love before they’re beatified

November is just around the corner, which means it’s time to honor all those who have passed. We have All Soul’s Day, where we pray for all of our dead, […]

Two Pope Saints

John XXIII: Meek and gentle spiritual giant Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli was born in Sotto il Monte, in the Diocese of Bergamo, on Nov. 25, 1881. He entered the seminary of Bergamo […]