Anna Kurian

Anna Kurian

Anna Kurian is a journalist and novelist based in Rome. Photo credit: Antoine Mekary

Articles by Anna Kurian

An evening of letters and rose petals to ask St. Thérèse to pray for ‘the impossible’

Oct 1, 2023 / 04:00 am

Special evenings held around St. Thérèse’s feast day take place throughout the world to encourage people to ask for graces through the saint’s intercession.

Oldest monastery in the West was built on the spot of St. Maurice’s martyrdom

Sep 22, 2023 / 04:25 am

The Abbey of Saint-Maurice in Switzerland is the oldest monastery in the West to have remained in continuous operation since its foundation in 515.

Couple spends retirement sharing St. Hildegard of Bingen’s wisdom and faith

Sep 17, 2023 / 04:00 am

Through the sale of products and hosting retreats, Claude and Marie France Delpech are helping to bring the renowned saint’s wisdom to the modern world.

Once shunned and forgotten, Little Sisters of the Poor founder Jeanne Jugan now shines 

Aug 30, 2023 / 02:00 am

The French sister known as Sister Marie de la Croix was sidelined and ignored, but her order now leads the way in caring for the elderly poor around the world.

Ireland’s bishops decide to return 30% of Church grounds to nature by 2030

Aug 27, 2023 / 05:00 am

The Church in Ireland is implementing the encyclical Laudato Si’ by setting a goal for all dioceses and parishes: Make 30% of outdoor spaces “biodiversity-friendly.”

Priest brings the prayers of Mary to revive small mountain churches in the Alps

Aug 15, 2023 / 02:00 am

The area is vast and the faithful are few, but one priest is confident that bringing the message of the Gospel will transform these mountain communities.

Shrine of Vryssi: The centuries-old Marian holy site you’ve probably never heard of

Jul 30, 2023 / 06:00 am

The centuries-old shrine on the island of Tinos, Greece, still draws pilgrims from around the local region.

A pilgrimage in England traces GK Chesterton’s path in hope of his beatification

Jul 29, 2023 / 06:00 am

The 13th annual G.K. Chesterton Pilgrimage will begin at the church where the British writer was baptized.