Communion Of Saints

March 7, 2014

Archbishop Fulton Sheen Alleged Miracle Passes Major Vatican Test

The Vatican’s medical team unanimously approved the healing of a stillborn baby as unexplainable by science, marking a major step toward the beatification of the beloved American archbishop.

October 22, 2013

Beatifed Religious Sister’s Niece Recounts How Her Aunt Saved Her Life

Servant of Mary Josefa Martinez was one of 522 martyrs declared ‘blessed’ by the Church Oct. 13.

September 30, 2013

It’s Official: John Paul II and John XXIII to Be Canonized April 27

According to the Vatican decree: “Blesseds John XXIII and John Paul II will be enrolled among the saints on April 27, 2014, the Second Sunday of Easter, of the Divine Mercy.”

September 14, 2013

Saints Teach Us Piety by Their Example

COMMENTARY: A Register series on the gifts of the Holy Spirit

September 3, 2013

Report: Pope Francis Says John Paul II to Be Canonized April 27

The Vatican has yet to confirm this date, which will likely include the canonization of Pope John XXIII. The papal spokesman says the official announcement will be made after the Sept. 30 consistory.

August 9, 2013

Sainthood on the Horizon for G.K. Chesterton?

An investigation has begun into whether to open the cause for canonization of the English writer and convert.

April 24, 2013

Mother Bonzel Miracle Confirmed in Colorado Springs

Mother Maria Theresia Bonzel will be beatified in November, following Vatican investigation of a 1999 healing attributed to her intercession.

March 30, 2013

Counsel: Gift Given to Us Through the Church

COMMENTARY: Part of a Register series on the gifts of the Holy Spirit.

November 13, 2012

Bishops to Consider Sainthood Cause of Dorothy Day

In 2000, Cardinal John O’Connor, then-archbishop of New York, submitted Day’s cause for canonization to the Vatican. At that time she was given the title 'Servant of God.' That title indicates that her cause is under investigation, and should the Vatican announce Day lived a life of heroic virtue, she will then be called 'Venerable.'

October 22, 2012

Acknowledging St. Kateri Tekakwitha’s Life of Holiness

The executive director of the U.S. bishops’ Black and Indian Mission Office discusses the ‘Lily of the Mohawks,' who was canonized Oct. 21.

October 22, 2012

New American Saints Canonized in Rome

Sts. Kateri Tekakwitha and Marianne Cope are among the new saints proclaimed yesterday by Pope Benedict XVI.

October 8, 2012

Blessed John Henry Newman, a Great Teacher of the Faith

The 19th-century scholar’s profound insights remain highly relevant for 21st-century Catholics.

August 17, 2012

Look to the Real Superheroes

OPINION

August 12, 2012

Pope Benedict and the Power of Prayer

The Holy Father cites Sts. Alphonsus Liguori and Dominic and their timeless teaching on the subject.

July 12, 2012

John Paul I, Paul VI Beatifications Possible During Year of Faith

June 29, 2012

Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Declared 'Venerable'

A miracle will be investigated by the Congregation for the Canonization of Saints.

May 30, 2011

Holy Planking, New Marian Shrine, Defense of Catholic Marriage is "Hatred", and more!

The Best in Catholic Blogging

May 30, 2011

Prayer Beads & St. Bede, Papa Bene on Prayer, Joyful Duty of Catholic Education, and much more!

The Best in Catholic Blogging

May 27, 2011

John Wayne Died a Catholic, What is the Worth of a Hail Mary, Genuflection, Oprah, and much more!

The Best in Catholic Blogging

May 24, 2011

Blessing the Fleet, Personhood, Iraqi Catholics Targeted, St. Julia, Commodore Barry, and much more!

The Best in Catholic Blogging

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