Pictured here is Servant of God, Dorothy Day, holding her prison dress. Dorothy had been arrested, along with 40 other women, for picketing at the White House on behalf of women's suffrage. She was sentenced to 30 days in jail, she served 15 days before being released, ten of them on a hunger ... Read More about Dorothy Day And Her Prison Dress
Saint Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez was a voice of justice for the Catholic Church in El Salvador. He served as the fourth Archbishop of San Salvador. He spoke out against poverty, social injustice, assassinations, and torture. In 1980, Romero was assassinated while offering Mass in the ... Read More about Saint Oscar Romero – 10 Quotes From Our Newest Saint
8 Reasons to Get to Know St. Gianna by Lindsay Schlegel When I was growing up, I didn’t know anyone named Gianna. Statistics show it was something like the 900 most popular girl name in the United States in the late 1980s. Since 2006, however, the name has been in the top 100, and there’s ... Read More about 8 Reasons to Get to Know St. Gianna
Happy Birthday, Flannery! This weekend we’ll observe Palm Sunday and the beginning of Holy Week. In another year, we’d celebrate the Feast of the Annunciation on March 25 (this year it’s moved to April 9, the day following the Octave of Easter). March 25 was also Flannery O’Connor’s birthday. ... Read More about Happy Birthday, Flannery!