Carlo Acutis - Servant of God

Carlo Acutis - Servant of God

Carlo Acutis died at the age of 15 of  a galloping leukaemia, leaving in the memory of all those who knew him a great feeling of emptiness and great admiration for his brief but intense...

Meet the Young Man People Are Already Calling a Saint

Meet the Young Man People Are Already Calling a Saint

This is so inspiring. Joe Reali might have seemed like a normal young man from the outside: he had friends, went to school, and loved playing football. Which is why it was such a tragedy when he died...

Carlotta Nobile. An art historian, violinist, writer and Italian blogger

Carlotta Nobile. An art historian, violinist, writer and Italian blogger

Carlotta Nobile (Rome, 20th December 1988 - Benevento, 16th July 2013) is known for her courageous testimony in the fight against cancer and for the profound experience of Faith reached in the last...

Testimonies from some of the students from the Samuel Group

Testimonies from some of the students from the Samuel Group

What Is Samuel Group? Samuel Group is a discernment group for young adults, ages 19-30, who meet together once a month from September through April in order to study, pray, and discover their...

BL. ISIDORE BAKANJA, MARTYR

BL. ISIDORE BAKANJA, MARTYR

Bl. Isidore Bakanja, a member of the Boangi tribe, was born in Bokendela (Congo) between 1880 and 1890. In order to survive, even as a boy, he had to work as bricklayer or in farms. He was converted...

Blessed Andrew of Phu Yen - Protomartyr of Vietnam

Blessed Andrew of Phu Yen - Protomartyr of Vietnam

Andrew, from Phu Yen (1624–1644), became a martyr for his faith. Born to a poor mother in the province of Phu Yen, he went on to study with the Jesuits and was baptized when he was sixteen years old....

Santa Teresa de los Andes (1900-1920)

Santa Teresa de los Andes (1900-1920)

Teresa de Los Andes (1900 - 1920) is the first Chilean and the first Discalced Carmelite nun outside Europe to be declared a saint. She was born Juana Fernandez Solar ('Juanita') in Santiago, Chile,...

Blessed Marcel Callo

Blessed Marcel Callo

Marcel Callo was born on December 6, 1921, in Rennes, France, being one of nine children. He was a happy child, who was known to be a leader and a perfectionist. He helped with his household chores...

Montse Grases, a typical girl

Montse Grases, a typical girl

Montse's life was similar to that of any other girl her age, and at the same time, it was filled with God: she encountered Jesus in the normality of her daily routine and she gave herself generously...

Frédéric Ozanam. A Student Who Made a Difference

Frédéric Ozanam. A Student Who Made a Difference

Armed with a passion for learning and his faith, Frédéric Ozanam arrived in Paris in 1831 to study law at the University of the Sorbonne. After becoming discouraged by the poverty he witnessed on...

Young Woman Jade Banks on Becoming a Nun

Young Woman Jade Banks on Becoming a Nun

  My first memory of meeting an actual nun (as opposed to watching The Flying Nun, played by Sally Field, on TV) was when I was nine years old. My mom and I were in the New York City Port...

Roberto Clemente. He was a pioneer in Major League Baseball

Roberto Clemente. He was a pioneer in Major League Baseball

As the 2017 World Series gets underway this week between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers, we present a poignant story of one of pro sports’ great humanitarians, the late Roberto...

St. Kateri Tekawitha

St. Kateri Tekawitha

There was once a little Native American girl named Kateri. Well, when she was four years old she became known as Tekakwitha, which meant The-One-Who-Bumps-Into-Things. This is because she got a...

Laura Vicuña

Laura Vicuña

After her father's sudden death, her mother, with her two daughters, sought refuge in Argentina. In 1900 the Salesian Sisters welcomed her into their college in Junin de los Andes. The following year...

St. Charles Lwanga and Companions, Martyrs of Uganda

St. Charles Lwanga and Companions, Martyrs of Uganda

  St. Charles and many other martyrs for the faith died between November 15, 1885 – January 27, 1887 in Namugongo, Uganda. St. Charles and his companions were beatified in 1920 and canonized by...