Last article of section "Saints and Blessed"
A worldwide prayer for peace began this morning, on the occasion of the fifth centenary of Saint Teresa of Avila’s birth. The Order of Discalced Carmelites was responsible for proposing the initiative this year in which activities are being planned worldwide to remember the Spanish mystic. Pope Francis wished to ...read more
Articles from section "Saints and Blessed"
During today's General Audience, Pope Francis reminded the faithful gathered that this year marks the 5th centenary of the birth of St. Teresa of Jesus in Avila, Spain. “May [St. Teresa's] …read more
The beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero, the Salvadoran bishop martyred while celebrating Mass, will be beatified in May. According to Avvenire, the weekly newspaper of the Italian …read more
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Cardinal Angelo Amato, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, informed recently that the parents of Saint Therese of Lisieux – Louis and Zelie Martin --, will be canonized this …read more