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​Five Things You May Not Know About St. Nicholas

Veronica Wendt Dec 4th 2018

​Five Things You May Not Know About St. Nicholas
We all know about jolly, old St. Nicholas that we see on TV, in advertisements, and on street corners ringing his bell, but how much do we know about the real St. Nicholas, Catholic Bishop and Defende …

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 …