Europe has six patron saints, each of whom has an incredible story of how they responded to God's call in their life, a call which had a significant impact on the Church. Discover their stories in this blog.
Explore the significance of women in Christianity by looking at the importance of one of Jesus' most faithful followers, St Mary Magdalene.
Have you ever wondered why you need to go to confession, or why you can't just confess your sins directly to God without needing to confess to a priest? Here are answers to some of the most common questions about the Sacrament of Penance.
Flos Carmeli, (“Flower of Carmel”) is both a hymn and a prayer to Our Lady of Mount Carmel, said to have been composed by St Simon Stock. The Carmelite Order traces back its origins to a group of hermits who lived on Mt Carmel in the Holy Land in the twelfth century.
How can our relationship with God bring joy? St Bonaventure, a 13th-century Franciscan, believed that it was important that we use our emotions to have an intense relationship with God, which would, in turn, deepen our joy.
Of all those called by God to share in his holiness, to be consecrated to him through Jesus Christ in the power of the Spirit, no one responds more fully than Mary, the mother of the consecrated one. Discover her example of consecrated life in this blog.