Category Archives: saints

EWTN’s New Documentary Series Features ‘The Doctors of the Church’

Many Catholics have a desire to learn more about the doctors of the Church, but few have time to dig through mounds of heavy textbooks to satisfy their curiosity – so EWTN Sr. Contributor Matthew Bunson has done the work … Continue reading

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Native Americans Murdered for Their Catholic Faith: The Martyrs of La Florida

“Overall, more than 2,000 Apalachees were put to death, and 86 have currently been identified as having been killed out of hatred of the Catholic faith.” –Producer/Writer Michael O’Neill Continue reading

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EWTN’s “Called and Chosen – Fr. Vincent R. Capodanno” Showcases Military Chaplain’s Heroics On and Off the Battlefield

In these days when the world is in so much need of real heroes, Father Vincent R. Capodanno stands out as a man of God, who is worthy of emulation. If you want your teenagers to understand what it means … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes of EWTN’s Must-See Documentary: “In the Name of Miracles”

Filmmakers know a story when they hear it. So when Filmmaker/Producer Elizabeth Wilda was asked to meet with Maureen and Bob Digan, she immediately agreed. After all, as Sister Ruth McGoldrick of the Sisters of Providence had explained to her, … 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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