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
The fact of owning wealth or a title won’t bar you from the goal of sanctity any more than being a pauper will get you to Heaven.
There are currently four female Doctors of the Church. These are St. Therese of Lisieux, St. Teresa of Avila, St. Hildegard of Bingen and St. Catherine of Siena.
Sometimes she felt lonely in the isolated life she lived, and in those moments the Bible was her greatest companion. In this way, she became acquainted with God early in life, growing in piety and security in faith.
In October, many baffled non-Catholics scratch their heads as their Catholic friends share images and quotes of a nun who died long ago. She is a Saint in the eyes of the Church, but many cannot fathom why.
Be not afraid in the face of evil. Be not afraid to speak up for what is right. What we need now is a million more people chanting We want God.
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
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.
The Virgin Saints teach us to be careful with what we do with our purity and who we give it to; we are worth more in God's eyes than palaces were to the Governor, or precious jewels to Pagans.
I want to introduce you to five famous Dominican Saints. The Order of St. Dominic was founded by the Saint after whom it is named. He is considered one of the greatest Saints of the Church, and his great Order produced many holy people.