Category: Lives of the Saints

Who Am I?

I am a saint of the late fourth and early fifth century. I am Syrian As a boy I lived the shepherds’ life. At sixteen I entered a mionastery, but was dismissed on account of the fact that my austerities … Continue reading

Sts. Louis and Zélie Martin

Catholic Exchange, Henri Ghéon: There can still be found in the French countryside not only isolated rocks of religious enthusiasm but also, as it were, great alluvial deposits, scarcely covered with sand, wherein the convictions of their forbears endure and only … Continue reading

Padre Pio and the Souls in Purgatory

Aleteia, Philip Kosloski: Padre Pio is known for his many mystical experiences during prayer, often piercing the heavenly veil while on earth. One such experience involved an unexpected encounter with a soul from purgatory. More here.

The Agony of Padre Pio

Infallibly Catholic (from April 19, 2012): This is a photograph of the incorruptible body of Padre Pio exhumed on March 2, 2008, 40 years after his death on September 23, 1968. His remains was shown to the public in the Shrine … Continue reading