Saint of the Month: Blessed Chiara Badano, October 2016

. By Sarah Bedia Her life of heroic virtue is a reminder that very ordinary people can become saints. Blessed Chiara Badano, (1971-1990), was an ordinary Italian teenager with an extraordinary spiritual strength. Ruggero and Maria Teresa Badano struggled with infertility for the first eleven years of their marriage. They...

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Wisdom of the Saints…about Holy Scripture (part 3)

The Wisdom of the Saints………………………about Holy Scripture (part 3) “Matthew also issued a written Gospel among the Hebrews in their own dialect, while Peter and Paul were preaching at Rome, and laying the foundations of the Church. After their departure, Mark, the disciple and interpreter of Peter, did also hand...

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Saint of the Month: St. Helena – August 2016

St. Helena was a wife and mother, an empress, a patroness, and a very influential person in Church history.  Little is known of her early life, but she is believed to have been born around the year 250.  She was from Bithynia in Asia Minor, an area in northern modern-day...

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