Young saint in blue jeans and white shirt

Young saint in blue jeans and white shirt

Pope Francis on October 16 canonized 17 new blesseds. Among the hundreds of crowd holding different photographs of the blesseds to be canonized, one photo that snatched away the attention of the crowd was of a 14 year-old young martyr. The photograph showed Mexico’s young martyr St. Jose Sanchez del Rio holding rosary in one hand […]

Thai King’s bond with Pope John Paul

Thai King’s bond with Pope John Paul

A recent video released by the Thai Catholic Media showed the deceased Thailand king’s connection with the leaders of the Catholic community. The video showed Bhumibol Adulyadej meeting with several church officials including Saints Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II. King Bhumibol died Thursday because of poor health. He reigned over Thailand since […]

Meet the saint who lived over top of column for 40 years 

Meet the saint who lived over top of column for 40 years 

St. Simeon always longed to be with the God. Estranged from people he opted for lonely places where he could alone converse with the mighty. He found that people became an obstacle in his monastic life. While passing through a small town in Syria he found a strange solution to overcome the hindrance that blocked […]

St. John and his harsh response to a heretic

St. John and his harsh response to a heretic

St. John, the son of Zebedee received direct appointment from Lord Jesus to be an Apostle. He became Jesus’ beloved disciple by accompanying his master during the hours of his Passion. Jesus at his last hour had faithfully handed over his mother to St. John. After the crucifixion and joyful resurrection of his master, the […]

St. Anthony’s battle with the demons

St. Anthony’s battle with the demons

“Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.” – 1 Peter 5.8 The word of the Lord is real. The battle between the devil and human beings still continues. Satan rarely reveals themselves to ordinary people. But saints and those who were too close to […]

A rare friendship story of St. John Paul II

A rare friendship story of St. John Paul II

After Karol Wojtyla’s installation as the Archbishop of Krakow, he came to America to participate in the Eucharistic Congress held in Philadelphia in the summer of 1976. On the last day of the congress, Cardinal Wojtyla wished to meet a friend of him, Monsignor Joseph Gluszek who stays on the mountains of Montana. He planned […]

Meet the Catholic grandpa who builds an inspirational app

Meet the Catholic grandpa who builds an inspirational app

Orange County: Tom Riles always carried a stack of index cards in his shirt’s pocket. When he felt tensed he takes out a card from his pocket and would read it. It was enough to console him. In a sense, it was a source of motivation for him. He carried it for twenty-five years. You […]

Pope Francis writes to a Chilian woman prisoner!

Pope Francis writes to a Chilian woman prisoner!

Nicol, an inmate of Chile’s Coyhaique prison could not believe her eyes! She has received a reply from the Holy Father Pope Francis; indeed a very personal reply. It was brought to her by the local bishop Luis Infanti. The story began a year ago, when she wrote a letter to Pope Francis narrating her […]

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