The Ulmas are on the path to beatification with the Vatican declaring them martyrs Dec. 17, 2022.
Polish family murdered by Nazis along with Jews they sheltered recalled on Holocaust Remembrance Day; family’s martyrdom paves way for beatification
Commissioning of ferry boat recalls Dorothy Day’s legacy of peace, justice
The newest vessel in the fleet that transports passengers from the island in New York Harbor to lower Manhattan and back is named for the co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement.
Pope to canonize founder of Scalabrinians, Salesian pharmacist
While their life journeys and the stages of their sainthood causes diverged, two men born in Italy are set to be canonized together Oct. 9: Blessed Giovanni Battista Scalabrini and Blessed Artemide Zatti.
New documentary on Sister Thea Bowman highlights her faith, justice work
The one-hour film, a part of the Interfaith Broadcasting Commission’s fall documentary season, will begin airing on ABC stations nationwide Oct. 2.
Pope to set date for canonizations at consistory
Pope Francis has cleared the way for the canonization of Blessed Giovanni Battista Scalabrini, founder of the Scalabrinian missionaries, dispensing the requirement of a miracle attributed to his intercession, the Vatican announced.
Pope advances sainthood causes, including Salesian brother
During a meeting April 9 with Cardinal Marcello Semeraro, prefect of the Congregation for Saints’ Causes, the pope also signed decrees advancing the sainthood causes of four other men and five women.
Two holy men take divergent paths toward sainthood
The book about Carlo Acutis shows an otherwise ordinary teenager living the faith with beauty, simplicity and trust and is highly recommended for confirmation-age students; the second book tells the story of Aloysius Schwartz’s journey to the mission fields and living the life of the poor while serving them.
St. Romero’s sainthood journey helps us see God’s plan of justice
In the church, we often live with drama. We would like the Holy Spirit to guide us from point A to point B and take us through the world without complications.