Category: Saints

Uganda Martyrs Inspire Cause for Benedict Daswa

Bishop Hugh Slattery MSC – Recently a small group of pilgrims from the diocese of Tzaneen went to Uganda to honour their martyrs and to get inspiration for promoting the cause of our own...

Pope Francis Advances Sainthood Causes of Two Young Teens

Pope Francis issued decrees advancing the sainthood causes of four candidates, including two young teenagers who heroically lived the Christian virtues. Alexia Gonzalez Barros At a meeting with Cardinal Angelo Amato, prefect of the...

Documentary on the Saints on YouTube

If you missed the documentary on the veneration of saints, featuring several prominent South African Catholics, the 48-minute documentary explores issues such as “Why are there saints?”, “How are they made?”, “What did they...

Following in St Isidore’s Footsteps

We had a vegetable garden in our own backyard at home and I assisted with that. Planting the flowers (from seed) was my specialty. I still remember watching the alyssum, zinnias, snapdragons and other flowers come to life.

The Feast of St Joseph

  Today is the Feast of St Joseph. We don’t know much about Jesus’ earthly father. We know he was from a good family …both Luke and Matthew record Joseph in their genealogies. The...