Throughout her life, Mother Drexel’s chief motivation was to help more souls know and love Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament.
Joe Scheidler credited his Catholic faith as central to his pro-life activism.
While St. Junípero Serra is widely known as California’s greatest missionary, his successor, Padre Fermín de Lasuén, is largely unknown.
The feast of Our Lady of Lourdes is Feb. 11.
“I have experienced the reality of communism,” says Bishop Peter Esterka. “All are said to be equal, so in theory it sounds good, but in reality … only a communist can succeed.”
“He had his stand on issues. He wouldn’t budge an inch. He saw his mission on earth.”
Roundup of what is taking place across the country, including virtual gatherings.
“It is amazing that, after so long,” says Father Raphael Nguyen, “God chose me to be a priest to serve him and others, especially the suffering.”
“In that critical situation,” said Father Jenco, “I was speaking to God about his goodness and his beauty.”