Category Archives: Saints

Teresa of the Andes: Saint of Joy, Patron of Young People

St. Teresa of the Andes lived only 19 years and spent a scant 11 months in a Carmelite monastery. However, on March 21, 1993, Pope John Paul II canonized this young woman, making her the first Chilean saint and the … Continue reading

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How a Texas Wildcatter and an Agnostic Archeologist Discovered St. Peter’s Bones

It was 1939 and the world was going to war. However, at the Vatican, a bevy of men were working feverishly underneath St. Peter’s Basilica to fulfill Pope Pius XI’s request to be buried in that mostly forgotten and unused … Continue reading

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‘They Might Be Saints,’ an EWTN Original Docudrama, Premieres This Week on EWTN

Considering the state of the world today, it might surprise you to learn that the Catholic Church in the U.S. is currently considering the canonization causes for as many as 100 people, who have been declared a Servant of God, … Continue reading

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In ‘Discovering Damien’, EWTN’s New Special, We Discover Our Best Selves

What if we could see suffering as a gift? Leprosy – or what we now call Hansen’s disease – is one of the most dreaded diseases of all time. Before a cure was discovered, those who contracted the disease, no … Continue reading

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St. Catherine of Siena: A Saint for Our Time

She is one of the most important figures in Church history – one of only four female doctors out of the 36 doctors of the Church. Yet St. Catherine of Siena, a 14th Century mystic, was only 24 when she … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes of EWTN’s Original Motion Picture “Kateri!”

During the filming of EWTN’s first major motion picture, “Kateri,” fhe story of the young Mohawk girl who became the first Native American saint, Writer/Director James Kelty says there were many “blessed” moments involving cast and crew. Of all the … Continue reading

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Lessons From Fatima: What We Can Learn from Jacinta Marto

In Part II of our interview with Sister Angela de Fatima Coelho, the postulator for the cause of canonization of Jacinta and Francisco, Sister shares some of the lessons we can learn from the life of Jacinta Marto, one of … Continue reading

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Lessons from Fatima: What We Can Learn From Francisco Marto

Think you know everything there is to know about Our Lady’s 1917 apparitions to three shepherd children at Fatima in Portugal? I had the privilege of speaking to Sister Angela de Fatima Coelho, the postulator for the cause of canonization … Continue reading

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Padre Pio TV Visits EWTN

Did you know that the Capuchin Franciscans have a television network in San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy called Teleradio Padre Pio or, more popularly, Padre Pio TV? EWTN has not only visited Padre Pio TV, but aired a special Mass last … Continue reading

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