The Blood Of The Martyrs Is The Seed Of The Church | Tertullian Quote

The Blood Of The Martyrs Is The Seed Of The Church | Tertullian Quote

 

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Reasons to Celebrate – June Feast Days

Feast days are always a cause for celebration in the Church, and June has no shortage of them. Here is a nifty calendar to help you keep track of all the opportunities to celebrate!       Related content: 3 Tips To Make Celebrating Feast Days Easier 12 Ideas To Celebrate All 12 Days Of […]

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St. Maria Goretti – One of Youngest Saints Shows Us How to Love and Forgive With a Pure Heart

Lifeteen presents another excellent and informative video on the life of St. Maria Goretti. Her pure heart and strength to forgive is a lesson for us all. She became a martyr at the young age of 12, which means that she is one of our youngest Saints. However, her wisdom extends far beyond her years. […]

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Read the Powerful Testament from a Priest Who Knew He Would Be a Martyr

The Church has always been persecuted; we know this. It is constantly persecuted all around the world. Yet in recent months, the waves of this persecution have been lapping ever closer to our western world for the first time in hundreds of years. In the West, we are not used to the concept of martyrdom […]

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QUIZ: What Happened To The Apostles And Where Do They Rest Now?

You and I know it. We have been sent by Jesus, we have a mission and the noun that best describes what we are is: “Apostle.” The word apostle, from the Greek apostello, “to send,” “to serve,” has a very general etymological meaning. It refers to a person who has been sent, just like you […]

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What Should You Know About St. Maximilian Kolbe?

Do you know about St. Maximilian Kolbe? You will be captivated by his heroic story and inspired by the life of faith he lived. Lifeteen has produced this Saintly Minute video to help you get to know and understand the life of this great Saint. “No one in the world can change Truth. What we […]

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An Astonishingly Beautiful Icon to Remember the 21 Coptic Christians Martyred by ISIS

An Astonishingly Beautiful Icon to Remember the 21 Coptic Christians Martyred by ISIS

Do you remember the date of 13th February 2015? It was on this day that 21 Coptic Christians were martyred for their faith by ISIS. This event has been depicted in a sacred icon by the artist Nikola Sarić . Often, our experience of icons can be synonymous with historic events that seem far removed from […]

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St. Stephen Was “Full of the Holy Spirit” and the First Christian Martyr

“But Stephen, full of the Holy Spirit, looked up to heaven and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God. “Look,” he said, “I see heaven open and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God.” At this they covered their ears and, yelling at the top […]

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The Eight Stages Of Genocide...And Why Catholics Should Care

The Eight Stages Of Genocide…And Why Catholics Should Care

During a special Mass held in 2015 to mark the centenary of the Armenian Genocide, the Holy Father referred to “three massive and unprecedented tragedies” of the past century. “The first, which is widely considered the first genocide of the twentieth century, struck your own Armenian people,” he said, quoting a declaration signed in 2001 […]

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St. Thomas More

5 Things To Know About St. Thomas More

The lives of the Saints are meant to inspire and encourage us in our spiritual walk. We can look to them as examples of how to live out the faith, especially in times of great difficulty and trial. Because the list of Saints is so diverse, you are sure to stumble upon one whose life […]

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5 Catholic blesseds for young people

5 Blesseds Every Catholic (Especially Young People) Should Get To Know

How often have you met a young adult and thought “Wow, they are so holy”… or looked to them as an inspiration and example for your own faith? Teens and young adults, especially those in high school or college, are notoriously stereotyped as the opposite of saintly, but there are multiple righteous examples of young […]

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man Before we get to the answer, ask yourself: What is he feeling? What do you think is going on in his heart? Blessed Martin Martinez Pascual

What Do You Think This Man Was Looking At?

A photographer, evidently. But, before we get to the more interesting answer (for those who don’t know, no cheating or looking below!), ask yourself: What is he feeling? What emotions come to mind? What do you think is going on in his heart? Who do you think this man is? I see a man enjoying […]

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15 Martyr Saints Who Teach Us How To Carry The Cross With Jesus

The lives of the saints provide us rich, beautiful sources of instruction in virtue. But there’s a particular heroism to be gleaned from stories of the martyrs. Today we present 15 saints – some well known, others, more obscure, but all are admirable for a common reason: they succeeded in carrying their cross to the […]

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A Collection Of Quotes From Martyred Saints St. Maximilian Kolbe

A Collection Of Quotes From Martyred Saints

Related content: 15 Martyr Saints Who Teach Us How To Carry The Cross With Jesus 10 Quotes On Heaven From The Saints Some Of The Best Quotes From Young Saints An Astonishingly Beautiful Icon to Remember the 21 Coptic Christians Martyred by ISIS Quotes On Prayer From Popes And Saints QUIZ: Quotes From The Saints […]

St. Charles Lwanga Saturday, June 3rd is the feast of St. Charles Lwanga and Companions. He is the patron of converts, torture victims, and the African Catholics

St. Charles Lwanga And Companions, Martyrs Of Uganda: Saints You Need To Meet

June 3rd is the feast of St. Charles Lwanga and Companions. These great saints have been officially designated as martyrs for the Catholic faith. Officially, St. Charles Lwanga is the patron of converts, torture victims, and the African Catholic Youth Action. Unofficially, it would seem he’s a perfect patron of those striving for purity and […]

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Why We Need Bl. Miguel Pro Now, More Than Ever

Why We Need Bl. Miguel Pro Now, More Than Ever

“¡Viva Cristo Rey!” These were the electric and immortal words shouted by Fr. Miguel Pro, S.J., as the virulently anti-Catholic government firing squad took aim at him, his eyes wide open and arms stretched forth in cruciform posture. Long live Christ the King! Miguel Pro was martyred for the faith at the age of 36, […]

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