Catholics owe a great debt to this saint and her brother, St. Benedict, for their complementary roles in preserving Christian tradition in the early Middle Ages.
Basil gave his brilliant mind, his tireless fervor and his loving heart, all in service of Christ’s Church.
How Mary’s visit to Tepeyac left a legacy to a small child and a great nation.
St. Cecilia’s story is a breathtaking tale of heroism and romance that models the life of a young woman lost in love for Christ.
Through the intercession of Pope St. Leo, we pray that the Church stands firm in God’s truth and knows the protection of lasting peace.
‘St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross says to us all: Do not accept anything as the truth if it lacks love,’ said Pope St. John Paul II. ‘And do not accept anything as love that lacks truth.’
On this great feast day, we join the Christians throughout history as we thank God for granting us the protection of his Mother,
‘How consoling it is to know,’ said Padre Pio, ‘that we are always under the protection of a heavenly spirit, who never abandons us!’