Saints

Thumbnail st therese of lisieux and her sister leonia guerin public domain photos cna A fourth saint for the Little Flower family? Cause for Leonia Martin officially opens

With a sister who is a Doctor of the Church and parents set to be canonized in October, Leonia Martin could be the fourth member of her family...

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Thumbnail mama irene cna size A goodbye to 'Mama Irene,' the woman who adopted 58 kids

Irene Bertoni was 18 years-old during World War II. And it was at this tumultuous time that she discovered God's vocational call for her to be a...

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Thumbnail requiem mass for the repose of the soul of king richard iii credit   mazur catholicnewsorguk filter added cna 10 1 15 A Mexican exorcist advances on path to sainthood – courtesy of the Pope

Among the eight causes for sainthood advanced by Pope Francis is a Mexican exorcist who lived during the time of the Cristero War, and was mentored...

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Thumbnail man for all seasons movie A movie in the right season

When “A Man for All Seasons” came out to theaters in 1966 I was not interested. At the time my movie-going tastes were more in line with other new...

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Thumbnail dorothy day credit gobonobo wikimedia commons An extraordinary book

Dorothy Day is alleged to have said: Don’t call me a saint; I don’t want to be dismissed that easily! A new biography by her granddaughter Kate...

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Thumbnail st martin de porres 1 credit divulga o ebrafol brazilian team of forensic anthropology and odontology cna 11 4 15 Apparently St. Martin de Porres only had two teeth when he died

A new reconstruction of the face of St. Martin de Porres reveals that the Dominican brother had trouble eating toward the end of his life, due to...

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Thumbnail archbishop jose gomez of los angeles california credit daniel ibanez cna Archbishop Gomez: Want to make America great? Be saints

Los Angeles, Calif., Nov 3, 2016 / 03:31 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With recent polls showing an increasingly tight presidential race, it's still...

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Thumbnail chiara corbella petrillo with her son davide courtesy of sophia institute press cna 12 1 15 'A saint for our times' – the inspiring story of Chiara Corbella Petrillo

Chiara Corbella Petrillo lived a short life.  She met her husband Enrico Petrillo at age 18, became the mother of three children, and died at the...

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Thumbnail dorothy day credit a pastyboy groove via flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna A step closer to sainthood for Dorothy Day

A new stage has begun in the process toward possible canonization for Dorothy Day, the founder of the Catholic Worker Movement.Cardinal Timothy...

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Thumbnail bishop james conley confirms men at the nebraska state penitentiary march 31 credit southern nebraska register Be 'saints of this prison,' Bishop Conley tells inmates at Confirmation

On Tuesday of Holy Week, Bishop James Conley of Lincoln offered Mass and Confirmed four inmates at the Nebraska State Penitentiary, encouraging...

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Thumbnail icon c 1500 st nicholas Can relics unite Catholics and Orthodox? Pope Francis thinks so.

Vatican City, Jun 21, 2017 / 06:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Common veneration of relics is one of the tools Pope Francis is using to foster ecumenical...

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Thumbnail 20160726t1506 0579 cns wyd mass Catholic Heroes in the Southland

In one of his exhortations, Pope John Paul II asked Catholics to celebrate the great Jubilee Year of 2000 by honoring their heroes, especially...

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Thumbnail st kateri relic 1 Catholics crowdsource in hopes of rescuing alleged St. Kateri relic

Catholic faithful are banding together to help rescue a possible relic of St. Kateri Tekawitha in a strange – and thoroughly modern – way: by using...

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Thumbnail losangeles plaza 1869 City of Angels, City of Saints

Next week, Pope Francis makes a private pilgrimage to Assisi. He is going to commemorate the 800th anniversary of Our Lord’s appearance to St....

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Thumbnail saint credit janos via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna Coming soon: A new American saint?

Pope Francis yesterday authorized the Heroic Virtue of Brother William Gagnon, giving him the title of Venerable and launching him on the first...

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Thumbnail mandic for cna 1 Crippling disease brought this priest to the confessional – and then sainthood

Rome is abuzz this week with the arrival of Padre Pio’s body for the Jubilee of Mercy. But many are likely scratching their heads at the arrival of...

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Thumbnail drinking with the saints photo courtesy of michael foley cna 4 28 15 edited 1 'Drinking with the Saints' – book encourages Catholic fellowship, good spirits

“I should like a great lake of beer for the King of Kings. I should like the angels of Heaven to be drinking it through time eternal.” While that...

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Thumbnail drinking with the saints photo courtesy of michael foley cna 4 28 15 edited 'Drinking with the Saints' – new book encourages Catholic fellowship, good spirits

“I should like a great lake of beer for the King of Kings. I should like the angels of Heaven to be drinking it through time eternal.” While that...

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