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One of the Eucharistic Prayers has a long list of saint names. What is the history of this prayer and why does it name so many saints? The Eucharistic Prayer with the lengthy list of saints is known as the First Eucharistic Prayer. Also called the Roman Canon because of

Today’s Video looks at St. Thomas More, the patron saint of lawyers, St. Thomas More died when he he chose God’s law over that of King Henry VIII.

Fra Angelico, “The Forerunners of Christ with Saints and Martyrs” (c. 1423-24). Public domain.
by Perry West Denver Newsroom, May 4, 2020 / 04:00 pm MT (CNA).- A new children’s book aims to tell the heroic stories of saints in a way that captures the interest, and imagination, of Catholic kids. Elizabeth Hanna Pham, a Catholic mother of four boys with another on the

An image of St. Jean-Gabriel Perboyre from Wuhan, China courtesy of Dr. Anthony Clark.
by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Apr 9, 2020 / 08:00 am (CNA).- China’s first canonized saint was martyred by suffocation on a cross in Wuhan, the epicenter of today’s coronavirus pandemic. St. Jean-Gabriel Perboyre, a Vincentian missionary priest from France, was betrayed by one of his catechumens for money, bound

Charlene Richard, Auguste “Nonco” Pelafigue, and Lt. Father Verbis Lafleur. Courtesy photo.
By Mary Farrow Lafayette, La., Jan 14, 2020 / 04:00 am (CNA).- Three Cajun Catholics from the Diocese of Lafayette, Louisiana are on their way to becoming canonized saints after an historic ceremony on Saturday, January 11. During the ceremony, Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel of Lafayette officially opened the causes

Solemnity of All Saints, Masses 6:00 p.m. and after November 1, 2019 6:00 p.m. Holy Trinity, 272 Bainbridge St., Dayton OH 45402 St. Albert the Great, 3033 Far Hills Ave., Kettering OH, 45429 St. Anthony of Padua Maronite (Eparchy of Our Lady of Lebanon), 2530 Victory Pkwy, Cincinnati OH 45206 St.

Are you having trouble being perfect?   Remember Martha Stewart referring to her cakes and flowers etc. as perfect? It would irritate me to use perfect that way. But I suspect that the real problem is that I know that I can never measure up to Martha’s standards. The idea of

St. Augustine of Hippo is the patron of brewers because of his conversion from a former life of loose living, which included parties, entertainment, and worldly ambitions. His complete turnaround and conversion has been an inspiration to many who struggle with a particular vice or habit they long to break.

Saint John The Evangelist, who is styled in the gospel, The beloved disciple of Christ,” and is called by the Greeks “The Divine,” was a Galilean, the son of Zebedee and Salome, and younger brother of St. James the Great, with whom he was brought up to the trade of