“This indeed was one of God’s chosen ones—the amazing martyr, Polycarp, an apostolic and prophetic teacher in our time, bishop of the Catholic Church in Smyrna.” More »
“By preaching love of enemies as his fare-well, Paul Miki showed himself a faithful samurai of the greatest Lord of all.” More »
One woman's heart yearned for college students to catch fire with love for God. She found inspiration wtih St. John Bosco—a champion of the youth in Turin, Italy. His friendship and prayerful love for boys in trouble will intrigue anyone with a desire to reach young people. More »
We know the story about Mary and Joseph taking their newborn child and fleeing to Egypt to escape Herod’s wrath. But this journey—and each of the other journeys recounted during Christmas—has much to teach us about our own journey of faith.
Ruth is one of the people in Matthew’s genealogy of Jesus’ ancestors—a reading that prepares us for Christ’s nativity. Through the Book of Ruth, we encounter this woman who upended the cultural expectations of her time. More »
Andrew's heart burned with love for Jesus, to the point that he was honored to share in the same death on the cross. Do you desire to love Jesus more intensely? More »
When Theophane Vénard was nine years old, he read the story about a priest from his own province who had been beheaded in 1837—only two years earlier—in Southeast Asia. More »