In 1794, the sisters were arrested, put on trial, and condemned by the Committee of Public Safety for being counterrevolutionaries and religious fanatics.
Why are some Roman Catholic saints called doctors of the church?
In January 2022, Pope Francis bestowed the title doctor of the church on St. Irenaeus of Lyons, a Christian bishop who died about A.D. 200.
Pope Francis to Beatify ‘Smiling Pope’ John Paul I in September 2022
The miracle attributed to Pope John Paul I’s intercession is the 2011 healing of a girl in the Archdiocese of Buenos Aires, Argentina, from a severe form of encephalopathy, a disease affecting the brain.
‘Calling the Saints’: A Holy Day Sermon
All you holy men and women, pray for us!
Today, October 26, We Celebrate St. Evaristus, Pope
Saint Evaristus succeeded Saint Anacletus as pope.
Today, October 25, We Celebrate St. Crispin and St. Crispinian
“Sts. Crispin and Crispinian were brothers. Together, they evangelized Gaul in the middle of the third century.”
Today, October 22, We Celebrate Pope Saint John Paul II
“The Cardinals elected him Pope at the Conclave of 16 October 1978, and he took the name of John Paul II.”
Today, October 21, We Celebrate St. Ursula and the Virgins of Cologne
“This great martyrdom occurred in Cologne, at Germany, and a shrine has been erected to them there, containing as may of their bones as could be rescued.”
Today, October 18, We Celebrate St. Luke the Evangelist
“Luke came to Christianity from Judaism or paganism, although there are strong suggestions that Luke was a gentile convert.”
Today, October 11, We Celebrate Pope Saint John XXIII
“Pope John’s spirit of humble simplicity, profound goodness, and deep life of prayer radiated in all that he did…”
Today, October 8, We Celebrate St.Thais
The story of St. Thais is akin to the one of St. Mary Magdalene.
Today, October 6, We Celebrate St. Bruno, founder of the Carthusian monks
The Carthusian monks are “notable for their strictly traditional and austere rule of contemplative life.”
Today, September 29, We Celebrate Sts. Michael, Gabriel, Raphael, Archangels
“The three Archangels Michael, Gabriel and Raphael are the only angels named in Sacred Scripture and all three have important roles in the history of salvation.”
Pope authorizes Decrees on heroic virtues concerning three religious of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Poor
Sister Annelvira Ossoli, Sister Vitarosa Zorza, and Sister Danielangela Sorti may eventually become saints as their Causes will be promulgated.