Friday, May 18, 2018

St Felix of Cantalice-May 18| ICN

St Felix of Cantalice | ICN: Franciscan brother. Felix of Cantalice, OFM Cap, was born on 18 May 1515 to peasant parents in Cantalice, Italy, He was the third of four sons born...

Thursday, May 17, 2018

St Paschal Baylon-May 17| ICN

St Paschal Baylon | ICN: Franciscan laybrother. Patron of Eucharistic devotions. St Paschal was born in 1540 at Torre Hermosa in Aragon. He came from a poor shepherd family...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

St Simon Stock | ICN

St Simon Stock | ICN: Carmelite friar. According to tradition St Simon Stock was born somewhere in Kent, possibly the village of Stockbury, and lived in Aylesford. The s...

Contraception and the Manipulation of Language - Crisis Magazine

Contraception and the Manipulation of Language - Crisis Magazine: Individual Americans have enjoyed more personal freedom, individual rights, and collective liberty than most, if not all, other civilizations in history. Yet we are living in a time when freedom, rights, and liberty have been so thoroughly redefined and distorted that we struggle to communicate with each other. A faithful Catholic uses the same words …

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

St Dympna | ICN

St Dympna | ICN: Martyr. Possibly seventh century. Patron of the mentally ill. Few facts are known about this ancient saint but her memory has been very influential...

Monday, May 14, 2018

Runaway slave-turned-priest moves closer to beatification

Runaway slave-turned-priest moves closer to beatification: The first African American priest in the U.S. could become the country’s first African American saint as his cause took another step forward this week.