Saints

Terence Sweeney September 13, 2019
St. Augustine has much to teach us about the meritocracy and recent college admissions bribery scandals.
Paul Mariani September 13, 2019
Who was this brilliant, saintly priest who founded the Christian Brothers? Perhaps now, on the 300th anniversary of his death, it is time for those of us who have benefited so richly from our educations to remember who he was.
Members of the Society of San Antonio di Padua da Montefalcione carry the statue of St. Anthony on Aug. 23 in Boston's North End neighborhood. (Angelo Jesus Canta)
Angelo Jesus Canta August 28, 2019
The annual weekend-long spectacle began in 1919 with Italian immigrants from the small village of Montefalcione in Avellino. Organizers say it is the largest Italian religious festival in New England.
We often make a distinction between charity and justice. This 20th-century Chilean saint practiced both.
Terrance Klein July 31, 2019
You cannot be a Christian and not live an eschatological life, which is to say, you must live one marked by a patient expectation in the promise and plan of Jesus.
Catholic News Service July 24, 2019
The sainthood cause of Father Edward J. Flanagan took a step forward July 22 with the presentation of the "positio" to the Vatican Congregation for Saints' Causes, along with a letter of support from Omaha Archbishop George J. Lucas.