Tag: Saints

Poll: Who is Father Stanley Rother?

This week, the beatification mass will be held for Father Stanley Rother, and we want to see how much our readers know about this holy man. Who is Father Stanley Rother? This week, the beatification mass will be held for Father Stanley Rother, and we want to see how much our readers … in Catholic […]

Poll: Which of these bizarre relics would you most like to visit?

From its beginning, the Catholic Church has venerated relics of the saints, with many healings and miracles attached to the bodies of these holy men and women. However, some of the relics may appear to be strange. We want to know what strange relic you would most like to visit. From its beginning, the Catholic […]

Poll: Which of these blesseds would you like to see canonized first?

Out of these famous blesseds, which holy man or woman would you like to see canonized first? Out of these famous blesseds, which holy man or woman would you like to see canonized first? in Catholic News Agency Polls on LockerDome

The nun who fought racism – and the KKK!

The Catholic Church has a long history of opposing racism. But that opposition is not just institutional – it’s found in the courageous lives of men and women who have risked everything to serve the oppressed and alienated. One such person was St. Katharine Drexel, one of the first U.S.-born saints. Born in Philadelphia in […]

St. Teresa of Avila’s demonic experience that proved the power of Holy Water

By: ChurchPOP St. Teresa of Avila is one of the greatest saints in the history of the Church. A 16th century nun, mystic, and Doctor of the Church, you may have seen her famous quote about the power of holy water before: “From long experience I have learned that there is nothing like holy water […]

Poll: What is your favorite title for St. Joseph?

On Monday, we celebrated the feast day for St. Joseph, the husband of Mary. However, the Catholic Church has many titles for St. Joseph. What is your favorite title for St. Joseph? On Monday we celebrated the feast day for St. Joseph, the husband of Mary. However, the Catholic Church has many o… in Catholic […]

Gladiator fights stopped in Rome 16 centuries ago because of this saint

By: Churchpop.com In ancient Rome, a popular form of entertainment was gladiator fights. If you’ve seen the movie Gladiator, you have an idea of what they were like: violent, cruel, and often ended in people’s death – all just for entertainment. Gladiator games obviously are no longer going on in Rome. So when did they […]