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A Madagascan Roman Catholic teacher and professed member of the Secular Franciscan Order, Lucien Botovasoa lived from 1908 to 14 April 1947. Botovasoa spent his entire life as a teacher and was committed to educating kids in both religious and secular subjects. In 1940, his desire for the monastic...
The Holy Family consists of the Child Jesus, the Virgin Mary, and Saint Joseph. The subject became popular in art from the 1490s on, but veneration of the Holy Family was formally begun in the 17th century by Saint François de Laval, the first bishop of New France, who...
In Masses celebrated in accordance with the 1962 Roman Missal the Gloria is sung frequently: the 1960 Code of Rubrics require it at not only on I and II-class feasts (corresponding to solemnities and feasts in the post-Vatican II Mass) but also on III-class feasts (corresponding to memorials in...
The priest makes the sign of the Cross while he begins to read the Introit, which is usually taken from a Psalm. This evolved from the practice of singing a full Psalm, interspersed with the antiphon, during the entrance of the clergy, before the Prayers at the Foot of...
Asperges (Sprinkling with holy water, Psalm 51:9, 3) is an optional penitential rite that ordinarily precedes only the principal Mass on Sunday.
In the sacristy, a priest wearing an alb, if he is to celebrate the Mass, or surplice, if he is not the celebrant of the Mass,...
Joseph was a 1st-century Jewish man of Nazareth who was married to Mary, the mother of Jesus, and was the legal father of Jesus.
Joseph is venerated as Saint Joseph in the Catholic Church, Orthodox Church, Oriental Orthodox Church and Anglicanism. His feast day is observed by some Lutherans....
The devotion to the Sacred Heart (also known as the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Sacratissimum Cor Iesu in Latin) is one of the most widely practiced and well-known Catholic devotions, wherein the heart of Jesus is viewed as a symbol of "God's boundless and passionate love for mankind"...
To foster deep devotion to Saint Joseph among Catholics, and in response to the “May Day” celebrations for workers sponsored by Communists, Pope Pius XII instituted the feast of Saint Joseph the Worker in 1955. This feast extends the long relationship between Joseph and the cause of workers in...
The procession is the first part of the mass. During a solemn Mass, the priest processes in from the narthex with deacon, and subdeacon, master of ceremonies and servers. During Low Mass, the priest processes in with alone or with one or two servers and places the veiled chalice...
An altar server is a lay assistant to a member of the clergy during a Catholic liturgy. An altar server attends to supporting tasks at the altar such as carrying candles, ringing the altar bell, bringing up the gifts, carrying the Gospel book, and many other things. If young,...
From the 14th to the 17th century, Mary Magdalene occupied a privileged position in religious art. Only second to Virgin Mary, Magdalene was interpreted by multiple artists across Europe. Her popularity can be attributed to her relativity, after all, she was just a woman who fell into sin but...
A guardian angel is a type of angel that is assigned to protect and guide a particular person, group or nation. Belief in tutelary beings can be traced throughout all antiquity. The idea of angels that guard over people, families, and even nations, has played a major role in...
For many years, Josephine Bakhita was a slave but her spirit was always free and
eventually that spirit prevailed.
Born in Olgossa in the Darfur region of southern Sudan, Josephine was kidnapped
at the age of 7, sold into slavery and given the name Bakhita, which means
Judah Maccabee (or Judas Maccabeus) was a Jewish priest and a son of the priest
Mattathias. He led the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire (167–160
BCE) related in the first and second books of Maccabees.
In the early days of the rebellion, Judah received a surname Maccabee. The...
Kateri Tekakwitha, given the name Tekakwitha, baptized as Catherine and
informally known as Lily of the Mohawks (1656 – April 17, 1680), is a Catholic
saint who was an Algonquin–Mohawk laywoman. Born in the Mohawk village of
Ossernenon, on the south side of the Mohawk River in present-day New York...
The exemplary Christian Mary Zhu Wu (c. 1850–1900), wife of the village's
Catholic leader Zhu Tianxuan, was shot to death by the Boxers in her besieged
parish church. After the priest was killed, the church was set aflame with other
Christians inside it. Mary's faith was evident prior to...
Perpetua and Felicity (Latin: Perpetua et Felicitas) were Christian martyrs of
the 3rd century. Vibia Perpetua was a recently married well educated noblewoman,
said to have been 22 years old at the time of her death, and mother of an infant
she was nursing. Felicity, a slave imprisoned with her...
Elizabeth of Hungary (7 July 1207 – 17 November 1231) was a princess of the
Kingdom of Hungary, Landgravine of Thuringia, Germany, and a greatly venerated
Catholic saint who was an early member of the Third Order of St. Francis, by
which she is honored as its patroness. Elizabeth was married...
According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church chapters 965–966: After her
Son's Ascension, Mary "aided the beginnings of the Church by her prayers." In
her association with the apostles and several women, "we also see Mary by her
prayers imploring the gift of the Spirit, who had already...
According to tradition, Agnes—a beautiful young girl and a member of the Roman
nobility—was born in AD 291 and raised in an early Christian family. She
suffered martyrdom at the age of twelve or thirteen during the reign of the
Roman Emperor Diocletian, on 21 January 304. Agnes...
Mary Magdalene, sometimes called Mary of Magdala, or simply the Magdalene or the
Madeleine, was a woman who, according to the four canonical gospels, traveled
with Jesus as one of his followers and was a witness to his crucifixion and its
aftermath. She is mentioned by name twelve times in...
Catherine of Siena (25 March 1347 – 29 April 1380), a lay member of the
Dominican Order, was a mystic, activist, and author who had a great influence on
Italian literature and the Catholic Church. Canonized in 1461, she is also a
Doctor of the Church.
She was born and raised...
Saint Veronica, also known as Berenike, was a woman from Jerusalem who lived in
the 1st century AD, according to extra-biblical Christian sacred tradition. She
is a celebrated saint in many pious Christian countries.
According to Church tradition, Veronica was moved with sympathy seeing Jesus
carrying the cross to Calvary...
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