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  1. St. Lucy

    Lucy lived in the fourth century, during the reign of the Emperor Diocletian, who was a great persecutor of Christians. One fact that we have about Lucy is that she was a victim of that persecution and was killed. Other than that, we don’t have much information about her life. There are many legends that cannot […]
  2. Our Lady of Guadalupe

    Our Lady of GuadalupeToday the Church celebrates the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe.  The story surrounding this holy image of our Blessed Mother is repeated below, having been reported here on December 9, the feast day of Saint Juan Diego. On December 9, 1531, Juan Diego, a 57-year-old Aztec, was taking his daily route to Mass.  […]
  3. Pope St. Damasus I

    Damasus was of Spanish descent; however, it is believed that he was born in Rome and became a deacon in the church of his father, Antonio, who had become a priest after the death of his wife. He was elected pope in 366 by a large majority, but his election was contested by a number […]
  4. Pope Saint Gregory III

    Gregory was a well-known and beloved priest.  At the funeral of Pope Gregory II, the people singled him out and started clamoring for him to be the successor of the pope. Almost immediately after he was proclaimed pope, Emperor Leo II attacked the veneration of holy images.  Deciding that paying honor to Jesus, Mary, and […]
  5. Saint Juan Diego

    Saint Juan DiegoOn December 9, 1531, Juan Diego, a 57-year-old Aztec, was taking his daily route to Mass. Walking by Tepeyac Hill, he heard beautiful music, like choirs of angels singing. He stopped to listen. The music stopped, but he then heard the sweetest voice he’d ever heard beckoning him, “Juan, Juan Diego, Juanito!” There before him […]