From Bill Fall: When I was in Portugal in 2017 our group visited the church of St. Stephen in Santarem (derived from the name Saint Irene) where a more than 600-year-old bleeding Host is reserved above the high alter. Lucia … Continue reading
The Catholic World Report, Father Sean Connolly: With humility and good humor, Dr. Alessandro de Franciscis—a practicing physician for more than 30 years—refers to himself as a “useless” doctor. Why would that be? Because in 2009, he was appointed by … Continue reading
CNA,, Courtney Grogan: Miraculous events have shaped Friar Juan Maria Crisostomo’s life to bring him to the radical poverty and simplicity of his vocation as a Little Friar of Jesus and Mary. Story is here.
National Catholic Register, Joseph Pronechen: Christmas miracles do happen. One took place during the 12 days of Christmas 682 years ago — a miracle that has repeated every year since then except for the merest fraction of times. With the event … Continue reading
+U Catholic, Billy Ryan: Saint Michael the Archangel, whose name means “one who is like God,” led the army of angels who cast Satan and the rest of the rebellious angels into Hell. The patron of soldiers and battles, through his … Continue reading
Aleteia, Philip Kosloski: St. Padre Pio loved Christmas. He held a special devotion to the Baby Jesus ever since he was a child. According to Capuchin priest Fr. Joseph Mary Elder, “At his home in Pietrelcina, he prepared the crib himself. … Continue reading
Sebastian Campos: Can the Guadalupe Tilma Make An Atheist Convert?! Well, I believe it can. In general, Our Lady appears to men and women of faith, and she does so in order to share a particular message to her children. … Continue reading
TFP, Luis Dufaur: How did the Holy House take off from its foundations and reappear intact about 2,000 miles away, where it remains to this day? Article is here.
Catholic Exchange, K.V. Turley: The Shroud of Turin is known throughout the world. There are, however, other burial cloths said to be from the time of Christ and directly related to the Passion and death of Our Lord. Other than … Continue reading
“Did You Know That Padre Pio’s Stigmata Was Self-Inflicted? My ‘Pastor’ Friend Says It Was.” I have a friend who left the Church many years ago and is now a pastor of a small Pentecostal community in my home town. … Continue reading
Sprituality and Charism, Father Joseph Mary Futy, M.S.: Maximin said: “The ‘Beautiful Lady’ wore a cross, about eight inches long: on one side of the cross there was a hammer and on the other, pincers” (from “Notes of Fr. D. Lagier”). … Continue reading
The Faith, the Family, the Future, Father Patrick O’Connor: On Friday morning, September 10th, 1937, I came face to face with a miracle. The meeting place was a bustling railway station in France. There was no mistaking the miracle, as … Continue reading
The Shield of Faith: The saint wiped his face with a handkerchief, and later a mysterious image appeared on it. Shroud of Turin expert says the image is acheropita – not made by human hands. Read story here.
Secularists bent on disparaging the miraculous will not leave the Holy Shroud alone. This article by Jessica Spitz is based on some forensic “expert’s” examination of the “positioning” of the body wrapped in the shroud. And, for good measure, the … Continue reading
Renew America, Matt C. Abbot (from Tonci Weaver): Below is a short and edifying story sent to me by reader Tonchi Weaver. God bless you, Tonchi! In early 2001, I kept constant vigil with my mother-in-law, who was not Catholic or … Continue reading