POPE JOHN XVII: THE 140TH POPE

The years 1002 and 1003 were very difficult for the papacy. In the previous year, the Roman nobles, under the leadership of the son of the slain Crescentius II, John Crescentius, had begun a revolt. It was a serious enough threat to the papacy that the young emperor,...

ST. ELIZABETH, QUEEN AND WIDOW

Can sanctity run in family genes? This story is about St. Elizabeth, Queen of Portugal. She was the daughter of King Peter of Aragon, who was the son of Yolanda of Hungary, the half-sister of St. Elizabeth of Hungary. There was no social relationship between the two...

SISTER LUCIA DOS SANTOS

 Do you recognize this name? Probably not. She is more well known as, simply, Sister Lucy. But why is she known at all?In 1917, Lucia was best friends with her young cousins, Jacinta and Francesco. They were only 6 and 8 years old. Lucia was almost 10. They all lived...

SCIENCE AND THE SHROUD OF TURIN

https://magiscenter.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Science_and_the_Shroud_of_Turin.pdf Please read this fascinating report on the Shroud. If you have any doubts as to whether Jesus actually rose from His death, this should answer your questions...

11/9–MEMORIAL OF DEDICATION OF LATERAN

“NOVEMBER 9 is the memorial of the DEDICATION OF ST. JOHN LATERAN BASILICA. As we remember from high school history, Constantine was the emperor of the Western Empire from 306 to 337 AD.  His father had been Roman emperor from 305-306. When Constantine took...