Saints and Angels

How Saint Charles Borromeo Fought the Deadly Virus in Milan

The Coronavirus is not the first epidemic to strike the world.  Yet as churches are closed and the sacraments are difficult to find, the question arises:  How did the Church and the saints deal with plagues in the past? In the golden pages of history, we find a holy bishop who faced a virus more …

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24 Quotes About Purity That Every Young (& Old) Catholic Should Know

Impurity is plastered everywhere today: Movies, TV, billboards, music, entertainment, books, and magazines. We must fight back. To that end the following collection of quotes — many of which are authored by Doctors of the Church — will provide you with the support and encouragement you need to stand your ground and fight for purity. …

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Incredible Miracle: U.S. Marine Saved by Saint Michael, The Archangel

This is the true story of a Marine wounded in Korea in 1950. Writing to his mother, he told her of a fascinating encounter he experienced in the war. Father Walter Muldy, a navy chaplain who spoke to the young Marine and his mother as well as to the outfit commander, always affirmed the veracity …

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Humility Is Compatible with the Rich Dress of One’s Office

Saint Francis de Sales, the bishop of Geneva, while on a journey during Lent, went to a church that was attached to the monastery of Capuchin friars. He arrived at sermon time; the preacher had taken ostentation in dress as his sermon’s theme and was inveighing vehemently against prelates and ecclesiastical dignitaries who, instead of …

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