Today we celebrate the Feast of Sts. Martha, Mary, and Lazarus. These siblings displayed close relationships with Jesus in the gospels and each of them can teach us something different about our faith.
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Saint Josephine Bakhita suffered horrific abuse as a victim of human trafficking, yet she treasured her life and is remembered for her love.
In the face of personal tragedy and driven by the needs in a new nation, Elizabeth Ann Seton’s selfless response led to her becoming the first American-born saint in the Catholic Church.
St. Francis Xavier and St. Ignatius were best friends. Their mission both separated them and kept them close when they were separated. Ian Peoples, SJ, reflects on true friendship on the Feast of St. Francis Xavier.
St. Alphonsus Rodriguez was a Jesuit brother who spent years as a door-keeper. He became renowned for his hospitality and advice. Br. Ken Homan, SJ, reflects on the life of Alphonsus Rodriguez, who teaches us that being a saint isn’t just about big actions, it’s about living a life of everyday love.
St. Isaac Jogues: The Saint for Those Who Have Been Knocked Down by Life
“Behold the Heart that has loved you so much.”
St. Mother Teresa is a saint of our own time, showing the world what it truly means to see and love Christ through the poor and marginalized. Brian Strassburger, SJ, reflects on the life and legacy of Mother Teresa on her Feast Day. https://youtu.be/donHmgrZNQI “If...
On the Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits, Brian Strassburger, SJ, reflects on his legacy and his spirituality. In short, Ignatius teaches us the value of gratitude.
Mary Magdalene was a close friend of Jesus and deeply felt the heartbreak of his death. If you have ever lost a friend or felt heartbroken, Mary Magdalene is the saint for you. Fr. Joe Laramie, SJ, reflects on the Feast of Mary Magdalene, friend and disciple of Jesus.