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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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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