I come from a Catholic household. Catholic of the Irish variety. I qualify this because different ethnicities have special saints they pray to and have festivals to honor. I thought today would be a good day to tackle...
A philosophical look at the afterlife. Philosophy can say very little about the existence and nature of the afterlife. It can examine how the belief in the afterlife affects the way we live in this world.
Saint Peregrine, who lived in the 13th century, was miraculously healed of cancer. That's why many cancer patients invoke his intercession.
The Passion of Saints Perpetua and Felicity is a true account of the execution of Perpetua, and her Christian companions on March 7th, 203 A.D. Perpetua was a Christian twenty-two year old woman of noble birth with a...
Here's an alphabetical list of patron saints for various types of cancer.
A poem or a prayer Lovely Lady Dressed in Blue sees Mary as a mother like any other...did she life him up sometimes?
The image of Jesus as a child was brought to Philippine shores by Spanish colonizers. But long before they arrived, the Animist people of the islands already have a similar icon rooted in paganism.
Can Catholics wear a rosary as jewelry? Historical practice of faith clashes with modern hip-hop rosary necklaces and rosary jewelry. We discuss canon law versus gang symbology.
The Grotto in Portland, Oregon is a stunning outdoor cathedral. It was built by a Catholic priest in thanksgiving to God for saving the life of his mother.
A woman is miraculously healed of multiple sclerosis after visiting the Shrine of Our Lady of Knock.