Feast Day of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary
Painting by Titian ca. 1516-1518 (on the high altar at the Basilica of Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, Venice)

Feast Day of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary

In 2001 on the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, Saint Pope John Paul II spoke of Saint Maximilian Kolbe's great devotion to Our Lady.  St Maximilian Kolbe,…

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Saint Maximilian Kolbe

“Life begins to make sense when we recognize and acknowledge God’s infinite goodness and our absolute dependence on Him. Our response will be praise and total love expressed in obedience.”…

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St. Clare of Assisi

"They say that we are too poor but can a heart which possesses the infinite God be truly called poor?... St. Clare of AssisiToday, August 11th, is the Feast Day…

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Witnesses of Peace

In August 1991 guerrillas of the Shining Path terrorist group escalated their violence against the Catholic Church in Chimbote, Peru. The terrorists announced that they would kill a priest every…

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Celebrating Our Gospel Life

In mid-July, a conference celebrating the early Rule of 1221 was held at St. Bonaventure University. The event was originally planned for the summer of 2021, which was the 800th…

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