Saint Pio of Pietrelcina (Padre Pio)

St. Pio of Pietrelcina (25 May 1887 – 23 September 1968) was a Capuchin priest from Italy and is venerated as a saint in the Roman Catholic Church. He was popularly known as Padre Pio after his ordination to the priesthood. On September 20, 1918, while praying in…

An Account of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

On September 8th, the Church celebrates the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The birth of Mary is celebrated nine months after the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception which falls on December 8th. The Blessed Virgin Mary was born to Saints Anne…

The Cure of Ars (Saint John Vianney)

Saint John Vianney was a French Parish Priest who lived from 1786-1859. He became notable for his priestly and pastoral work in his parish in Ars, a small town in France. He is the Patron Saint of Parish Priests. During the last ten years of…

Prayer to St. Bernadette

St. Bernadette Sobirous was born in Lourdes, France in 1844. The Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to Bernadette for the first time on 11th February, 1858. Our Blessed Mother appeared a total of 18 times to Bernadette. During one of the apparitions, Our Lady asked Bernadette…

Miraculous Invocation to St. Therese

Therese Martin was born to Blessed Louis Martin and Blessed Zelie Guerin in 1873. At the age of 15, she entered the Carmelite convent at Lisieux, France and took the religious name of Sr. Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy face. She lived…

Prayer in Honor of Saint Peter Julian Eymard

St. Peter Julian Eymard was a French Catholic Priest who lived from 1811-1868. He had an intense devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary and to the Eucharist. He founded the “Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament” in Paris in 1856. He was a tireless proponent of…

Prayer to St. Maria Goretti for Purity and Holiness

St. Maria Goretti is one of the youngest canonized saints in the Catholic Church. She died a virgin in 1902 at the young age of eleven after being stabbed multiple times by her attempted rapist. Those struggling with chastity can always seek her powerful intercession….

The Month of May dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary

May is such a beautiful month. The whole month is dedicated to our Blessed Lady, Mother of God. The pious practice of honoring the Blessed Virgin Mary during the entire month of May has been especially recommended by many Popes. Mary is our loving mother….

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