Guest Post: Visions of St. Hildegard of Bingen

The Six Days of Creation from Scivias By Phillip Campbell One of the most exceptional saints of the 12th century was the German nun, St. Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179). Though St. Hildegard spent the majority of her life confined to the abbey of  Disibodenberg on the Rhine, she was one of the most creative and… Continue reading Guest Post: Visions of St. Hildegard of Bingen

Bishop of Myra: The True Story of St. Nicholas

Every year during Advent we are barraged with carols, artwork, and traditions about a fat man dressed in red who climbs down the chimney with gifts. There is nothing wrong with the comfort that these images bring to most of us, but it waters down the true story of St. Nicholas, who was far from… Continue reading Bishop of Myra: The True Story of St. Nicholas

St. Catherine Laboure & The Miraculous Medal

Why should you wear the Miraculous Medal? It saddens me that many people, including Catholics, do not wear the medal. Why ignore Our Lady's gift? The medal is a sign of devotion, like a locket with photos of your family.