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Rarely seen photos of Padre Pio, a humble mystic who bore the wounds of Christ

St. Pio of Pietrelcina (more commonly known as “Padre” Pio), was a humble Italian priest God chose to work through to accomplish extraordinary miracles in the lives of countless people who came to him for spiritual help. 98 more words

Spirituality

Kate Middleton delivers royal baby on St. George's Day

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have welcomed their third baby this morning at 11 a.m. local time. Weighing in at a very healthy 8 pounds, 7 ounces, the child has now become fifth in line to the British royal throne; after his brother and sister, George and Charlotte, his father William, and grandfather Prince Charles. 345 more words

Lifestyle

These saints were professional dragon-slayers

Dragons are everywhere in Christian art and literature, especially in the lives of the saints, where these holy men and women are portrayed as triumphant victors over inherently evil creatures. 834 more words

Spirituality

He lived "heroic virtue" and now 1500 nuns follow in his footsteps

On April 14, Pope Francis met with the Vatican official who heads up the saints congregation, and approved the continued progress of the canonization cause of Servant of God Father Varghese Payyapilly Palakkappilly. 519 more words

Spirituality

Fr. Hamel: The pope and the young are praying for his canonization

Eugénie Paris, head of the students’ chaplaincies in the Diocese of Rouen, France, was chosen by the Conference of French Bishops to be one of three French representatives at the pre-synodal meeting for the young organized in Rome from March 19 to 24. 348 more words

Church

Meet an amazing young man who lived like Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati

In many ways, Joe Reali was just like any other 26-year-old living in New York. As an article in Columbia Magazine describes, “he was also a regular guy who enjoyed hosting parties, going dancing with his friends or blasting music while canning tomatoes with the family. 215 more words

Spirituality

A LITTLE GIRL AND AN OLD MAN

(Revelation 11:19 – 12:1)   

I’ve observed that the new, modern version of the Church doesn’t seem to present the saints very well,  nor to teach us the important things they  have… 804 more words

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