The Blessed Carmelites of Compiègne were guillotined on July 17, 1794.
Many Americans feared that the pope would order an invasion from Quebec to impose Catholicism on them.
Mother of mercy, hail, O gentle Queen!
St. Joan of Arc was canonized in 1920 not because of her military triumphs or her mystical visions, but because she loved Jesus and His Church.
Fanny Allen was open to assent to truth when she found mysteries that could not be explained by the oracle of reason alone. Thus she found peace and love.