St Benedict raises a dead boy to life
Lives of SaintsMiracles
September 5, 2018

St Benedict raises a dead boy to life

How venerable St Benedict revived a boy, crushed to death with the ruin of a wall. Again, as the monks were making of a certain wall somewhat higher, because that was requisite, the man of God in the meantime was…
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How St Maurus in obedience to St Benedict walked on water
Lives of SaintsMiracles
September 5, 2018

How St Maurus in obedience to St Benedict walked on water

St Maurus out of obedience, walked upon the water to save the young St Placidus. On a certain day, as venerable Benedict was, in his cell, the foresaid young Placidus, the holy man's monk, went out to take up water at…
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Holy Rosary
September 5, 2018

The Rosary and the miraculous reformation of a Monastery

A nobleman who had several daughters placed one of them in a lax monastery where the nuns were concerned only with vanity and pleasures. Their confessor, on the other hand, was a zealous priest with a great devotion to the…
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Holy Rosary
September 5, 2018

The King whose kingdom was restored because of his devotion to the Rosary

Alphonsus VIII, King of Aragon and Castille, had been leading a disorderly life and had been punished by God in several ways, and he was forced to take refuge in a town belonging to one of his allies. St. Dominic…
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The Saint who was physically beaten by demons - Life of St Anthony of the desert
Lives of Saints
September 5, 2018

The Saint who was physically beaten by demons – Life of St Anthony of the desert

... Thus tightening his hold upon himself, Antony departed to the tombs, which happened to be at a distance from the village; and having bid one of his acquaintances to bring him bread at intervals of many days, he entered…
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She wanted the Eucharist for sourcery, but Jesus showed himself instead - Eucharistic Miracle of Santarem
Eucharist
September 5, 2018

She wanted the Eucharist for sourcery, but Jesus showed himself instead – Eucharistic Miracle of Santarem

The story of the miracle centers on an early-13th-century woman with an unfaithful husband. Desperate to regain his faithfulness and save her marriage, she consulted a sorceress. The sorceress said she would cure the husband's infidelity for the price of…
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How heaven and hell visited St Catherine of Siena
ApparitionsJesusLives of SaintsMary
September 5, 2018

Jesus gave her a diamond ring and wedded her – the story of St Catherine of Siena

First Vision: One evening, when the happy little saint was six years old, she had her first vision of Our Lord. As she and her brother were on their way home from visiting a church, Catherine looked up into the…
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Mary: John, it is not in my heart to desert my children - the Glories of Mary
Mary
September 5, 2018

Mary: John, it is not in my heart to desert my children – the Glories of Mary

St Alphonsus in his book "Glories of Mary" writes: Besides the examples already cited of the assistance afforded by Mary to her faithful servants, they are innumerable others to be found in various books. This favour was granted to St.…
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A struggle with God, a picture of Mary: the story of the conversion of Mary of Egypt and her devotion
ConversionsLives of Saints
September 5, 2018

St Mary of Egypt: a sinner who wept, prayed and was surrounded with light in death

In the celebrated history of St. Mary of Egypt, which we find in the first volume of the Lives of the Fathers, we read that at twelve years of age she fled from her parents, and went to Alexandria, where…
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Three truths about the Holy Rosary According to Blessed Alan de la Roche
Holy Rosary
September 5, 2018

Three truths about the Holy Rosary According to Blessed Alan de la Roche

Blessed Alan de la Roche, who was so deeply devoted to the Blessed Virgin, had many revelations from her, and we know that he confirmed the truth of these revelations by a solemn oath. Three of them stand out with…
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