Feast of St. Ephrem

Feast of St. Ephrem

Recently, a lot of attention has rightly been paid to the female doctors of the Church – Sts. Teresa of Ávila, Catherine of Siena, Thérèse of Lisieux, and Hildegaard of Bingen – great mystical sisters who wrote profound works of theology, but did you know...
Feast of St. Norbert

Feast of St. Norbert

Today is the Feast of St. Norbert, bishop. Norbert was raised in a noble family and accepted ordination into the subdeaconate so that he could live a life of ease off a stipend in the court of the Holy Roman Emperor. One day, he was thrown from his horse when a bolt...
Feast of St. Boniface

Feast of St. Boniface

Today is the feast of St. Boniface, bishop and martyr. Wikipedia notes “the three roles Boniface played that made him ‘one of the truly outstanding creators of the first Europe, as the apostle of Germany, the reformer of the Frankish church, and the chief...
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