Saints

Voices of the Saints – Radio Spots

Click below for short profiles of the saints throughout the year! These “Voices of the Saints” radio spots are heard frequently on the EWTN network.

St. Genevieve (January 3)
St. Aelred of Rievaulx (January 12)
St. Anthony of Egypt (January 17)
Bl. Henry Suso (January 25)
St. Angela Merici (January 27)
St. Paul Miki and Companions (February 6)
St. Claude la Columbière […]

By |October 5, 2014|Saints|0 Comments|

The Contagious Joy of Bl. Pier-Giorgio Frassati

“How blessed are the poor in spirit; the kingdom of Heaven is theirs.”
— Matthew 5:3
 

“Be merry, really merry. The life of a true Christian should be a perpetual jubilee, a prelude to the festivals of eternity.”
— St. Théophane Vénard (1829–1861)
 
 
Bl. Pier-Giorgio Frassati (1901–1925) has become a hero for contemporary Catholics. We recognize […]

By |April 13, 2014|Saints|0 Comments|

St. Jane de Chantal and Depression

What can you do if you believe that depressive feelings keep you from living a productive life? You could look forward to a time when medicine and psychology may discover a real cure for your illness. That may be a long way off. In the meantime, you could look back several centuries to imitate […]

Mother Teresa’s Third Order

For nearly a thousand years the Church has encouraged the formation of “third orders.” A third order is an association of laypeople, priests and religious affiliated with a religious community. Its members enjoy the opportunity to share in the commitment and mission of a religious order while maintaining their life and vocation in the […]

A Pastor’s Prayer

One of the most remarkable saints of the past, Aelred of Rievaulx (1100-1167), served as the abbot of a thriving monastery in Yorkshire, northern England in the twelfth century.

When Aelred joined the community in 1134, Rievaulx had only a handful of men. He was elected abbot in 1147 and when he died in 1167, […]