St. Kateri Tekawitha

July 14 is the memorial of St. Kateri Tekawitha, the first Native American saint. The “Lily of the Mohawks” Converting to Christianity through the work of Jesuit missionaries who had come to her village in New York, she was devout in her faith and consecrated herself to virginity in spite of the repercussions of such […]

St. Gregory the Great

There is a lot we know about St. Gregory the Great, a broad overview of which is seen in the passage below from a wonderful website called Evangelizo.org. One thing it does not tell us is that virtually all we know about the life and history of St. Benedict, Father of Western Monasticism and Patron […]