Celebrating Canonization of Mother Teresa: Sept 4, 1016

Before She Became Teresa Her middle name, Gonxha, means “little flower” in Albanian. Even before blossoming into her life as a religious sister, young Agnes Bojaxhiu showed signs of passionate devotion to Christ. Early on, she began celebrating her birthday on the day of her baptism, August 27. Who could have predicted that this “little flower” would go on to serve the poorest of the poor thousands of miles away? Set to Get Notified Here Pope Francis held a Consistory of … [Read more...]

St. Joan of Arc’s own birth on the Epiphany – JAN 6

January 6 marked the second-oldest Christian feast day after Easter. Also known as 'Little Christmas,' the Feast of the Epiphany is a day of religious observance for many Christians around the world. Joan of Arc's birth was not officially recorded in the small town where she was born however the people of her town remembered that she was born on Epiphany, or Twelfth-night, which is January 6. The Epiphany celebrates the revelation of God in human form in the person of Jesus Christ and part of … [Read more...]

Joan of Arc – celebrated after 601 years!

"Most beautiful Maid of Heaven, how brilliant is your light. Like a shining star you point the way to the Father of all light." St. Joan of Arc is the patroness of soldiers and of France. Born circa January 6, 1412, Joan of Arc was born to pious parents of the French peasant class, at the obscure village of Domremy, near the province of Lorraine. At a very early age, she heard voices: those of St. Michael, St. Catherine and St. Margaret. At first the messages were personal and … [Read more...]

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