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Apollonius: Saint Jerome, who had seen a copy of Apollonius’s defence of the faith, admired its eloquence and profound demonstration of sacred and profane learning.

Triumphal Entry

Jean-Hippolyte Flandrin, Christ’s Entry into Jerusalem, Fresco, Church of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Paris.

Guest post by William “Mac” McCarthy Blogging makes surprising connections. Back in the day when I was a lapsed Episcopalian and he was the rare Catholic at our New England school, Mac lived down the hall from me. Forty years later, now an attorney in Bakersfield, California, he read YIM Catholic and quickly promised me [Read More...]

For All the Saints: The Carmelite Martyrs of Compiegne

St. Lydwine is the patroness of sickness. After an injury in her youth, she became bedridden and suffered the rest of her life from various illnesses and diseases. She experienced mystical gifts, including supernatural visions of heaven, hell, purgatory, apparitions of Christ, and the stigmata.

St. Lydwine is the patroness of sickness. After an injury in her youth, she became bedridden and suffered the rest of her life from various illnesses and diseases. She experienced mystical gifts, including supernatural visions of heaven, hell, purgatory, apparitions of Christ, and the stigmata.

Saint Olav - Regina MagazineRegina Magazine

Saint Olav - Regina MagazineRegina Magazine

Pope Saint Hyginus was bishop of Rome from about 138 to about 140. He was born in Athens, Greece at an unknown date. The Liber Pontificalis also relates that this pope organized the hierarchy and established the order of ecclesiastical precedence (Hic clerum composuit et distribuit gradus). Eusebius claims that Hyginus's pontificate lasted four years.

Pope Saint Hyginus was bishop of Rome from about 138 to about 140. He was born in Athens, Greece at an unknown date. The Liber Pontificalis also relates that this pope organized the hierarchy and established the order of ecclesiastical precedence (Hic clerum composuit et distribuit gradus). Eusebius claims that Hyginus's pontificate lasted four years.

Ultima Cena, Juan de Juanes

La Santa Cena [Juan de Juanes] (La Última Cena / The Last Supper)

The Commanding #Clovis I: King of the #Merovingian Dynasty and Founder of #France

During the Middle Ages nearly all the lands of Europe converted to Christianity. In this short guide, we take a look at how various lands adopted Christianity, including by means of missionary efforts, politics and warfare.

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