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Why do Catholics Wear the St. Benedict Medal?

Rosemary Wendt Jul 6th 2018

Why do Catholics Wear the St. Benedict Medal?
Since the feast of St. Benedict is right around the corner (July 11 th), I wanted to share with you a little bit about the history and origins of the St. Benedict medal, and how Catholics ca …

5 Little-Known Facts About Saint Joseph

Emily Updike Apr 25th 2018

5 Little-Known Facts About Saint Joseph
Saint Joseph is beloved as the husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the foster father of Jesus. In honor of this remarkable and cherished saint, here are five interesting facts about Saint Joseph.1) …

Saint Mark the Evangelist

Emily Updike Apr 25th 2018

Saint Mark the Evangelist
Regarding the life of  Saint Mark, New Advent says, "The individual referredto in Acts as John Mark (12:12, 25; 15:37), John (xiii, 5, 13), and Mark (15:39), is identical with the Mark menti …

After the First Holy Communion

Emily Updike Apr 20th 2018

After the First Holy Communion
This beautiful painting to us from Norwegian artist Carl Frithjof Smith and was painted in 1892. This beautiful piece of art, titled After the First Holy Communion, is a touching depiction of a trad …