Recognized for her holiness and intelligence, she was named abbess of the convent by St. continue reading For over four centuries, a historical and iconic miraculous statue of Jesus Christ carrying his Cross has become an emblem of passion, struggle and faith for Filipino Catholics.
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It is believed that she was born around 231 in either Catania or Palermo, Sicily to a rich and noble family. continue reading Abbess and model of the conventual life.
Agnes was a friend of the poet Venantius Fortunatus, who visited her in the Holy Cross convent in Poitiers, France.
continue reading More Saint of the Day Gemma Galgani was born on March 12, 1878, in a small Italian town near Lucca. This is what the title "Archangel" means, that he is above all the others in rank. Michael has four main responsibilities or offices, as we ... Gabriel is an angel who serves as a messenger for God to certain people. Gabriel is mentioned in both the Old and the New Testaments of the Bible. Angels of the Church The Fallen Angels The Nine Choirs of Angels Angel Encounters Angels in the Bible Prayers to the Angels St.
At a very young age, Gemma developed a love for prayer. First, in the Old Testament, Gabriel appears to the prophet Daniel to explain his ... Agatha, also known as Agatha of Sicily, is one of the most highly venerated virgin martyrs of the Catholic Church.Maybe a better analogy is that reading a self-help book is like buying a lottery ticket.For a small investment, we get hope in return — the dream that all our problems will soon be solved, without any real expectation that they will be.When Paul was forced to flee Berea because of the enmity of the Jews there, Timothy remained, but after a time was sent to Thessalonica to report on the condition of the Christians there and to encourage them under persecution, a report that led to Paul's first letter to the Thessalonians when he joined Timothy at Corinth.Timothy and Erastus were sent to Macedonia in 58, went to Corinth to remind the Corinthians of Paul's teaching, and then accompanied Paul into Macedonia and Achaia.Born at Lystra, Lycaenia, Timothy was the son of a Greek father and Eunice, a converted Jewess. Paul when Paul preached at Lystra replacing Barnabas, and became Paul's close friend and confidant.