St. Peter Eymard was born in Grenoble in France. He worked with his father making and repairing knives until he was eighteen and spent his free time studying. 387 more words
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St. Alphonsus Liguori was born near Naples in Italy. He was a hard working student who became a very famous lawyer.
One day he made a big mistake in court and decided to give up his law practice to become a priest. 337 more words
Book Review “My Baddass Book of Saints: Courageous Women Who Showed Me How to Live” by Maria Morera Johnson, (2015) Ave Maria Press
15 years teaching Religious Education in a Catholic high school has shown me that students, particularly girls, love to hear stories about inspiring women. It is a shame then, that many of the female heroes of the Catholic Church, our Saints, are introduced to children in books as caricatures; one dimensional characters that most ‘normal’ people struggle to get close to. 410 more words
Caesar Rossi was born at Brindisi, in Naples, Italy and was the son of Guglielmo de Rossi and Elisabetta Masella. His father died when he was only twelve. 419 more words