Saints Fun Facts St. Addal. A disciple of Christ sent by St. Thomas to the court of King Abgar the Black, the second century Osroene ruler. Legendary accounts claim Abgar wrote to Christ asking Jesus to cure him of an intolerable and incurable illness.
Nov 22, 2009 · The only “high”, the only genuine “high” worth living for is to be in the service of Christ the King [not adrenalin] because in Him, nothing “bad” is ever definitive—a bad job, a broken relationship, an unjust situation... the list can go on.
Nov 08, 2009 · 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B To some preachers, the readings are a bonanza because one can develop the theme of generosity and apply it to the congregation. “ Give!
Nov 12, 2021 · Mary O'Regan I was born in the mountains of West Cork, Ireland, surrounded by woodlands that filter the natural light to a golden glow. This is the life of an Irish Catholic writer in exile.
Gregory of Nazianzus is a saint in both Eastern and Western Christianity. In the Catholic Church he is numbered among the Doctors of the Church ; in the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Eastern Catholic Churches he is revered as one of the Three Holy Hierarchs , along with Basil the Great and John Chrysostom .
Pope Paul VI knew the Roman Curia well, having worked there for a generation from 1922 to 1954. He implemented his reforms in stages. On 1 March 1968, he issued a regulation, a process that had been initiated by Pius XII and continued by John XXIII.
Apr 02, 2005 · Karol J. Wojtyla, known as John Paul II since his October 1978 election to the papacy, was born in Wadowice, a small city 50 kilometres from Cracow, on May 18, 1920. He was the second of two sons born to Karol Wojtyla and Emilia Kaczorowska. His mother died in 1929. His eldest brother Edmund, a ...