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St.Rita of Cascia~Disciple of the Crucified One 

On May 22, the Church celebrates the feast day of St. Rita of Cascia, who the late John Paul II called “a disciple of the Crucified One” and an “expert in suffering.”Known in Spain as “La Santa de los impossibiles” (the saint of the impossible), St. 1,171 more words


The Legacy of the True (?) Historical Patrick: Catholic Thinker Commentary

This is my take on an article that claims to reveal the legacy of the true Saint Patrick of Ireland. When I noticed some errors on the life of my patron saint, I couldn’t help resist responding. 1,065 more words

Church History Lies

Blessed Antonia Messina 

Antonia was born in Sardinia, the second-born of ten children. She was forced to leave elementary school, only after taking four years of classes, in order to take over the household duties from her mother, Grazia. 309 more words


St.Simon Stock 

Although little is known about Simon Stock’s early life, legend has it that the name Stock, meaning “tree trunk,” derives from the fact that, beginning at age twelve, he lived as a hermit in a hollow tree trunk of an oak tree. 351 more words

Traditional Catholic

St.Leopold Mandic~Apostle of Confession 

Saint Leopold Bogdan Mandi was born on May 12, 1866 and died on June 30, 1942. He was an ethnic Croat born in Herceg Novi, in Boka Kotorska (modern-day Montenegro), and died in Padua, Italy. 778 more words


The Opening of the Relics of Our Father Among the Saints MARDARIJE

First Serbian Bishop of America and Canada
April 22/May 5, 2017


With the blessing of His Grace, Bishop Longin of New Gracanica and Midwestern America, the relics of St. 619 more words


St.John of Avila~Spiritual Director of St.Teresa of Avila

Born in the Castile region of Spain, John was sent at the age of 14 to the University of Salamanca to study law. He later moved to Alcala, where he studied philosophy and theology before his ordination as a diocesan priest. 206 more words