Saints and blessed

Padre Pio statues

Padre Pio statues

The sort devotion around the figure of Pio of Pietrelcina, better known by the faithful as Padre Pio, exceeds in dissemination and ardor that dedicated to many other saints and famous historic holy. This affection and enthusiasm come from the same religious character of Pietrelcina, […]

Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Our Lady of Mount Carmel (or of Carmine) is one of the oldest and most beloved forms of worship to Christians. It is celebrated on July 16th, when, in 1251, Our Lady of Mount Carmel would have appeared to the English priest Simon Stock, then […]

Our Lady of Fatima

Our Lady of Fatima

Our Lady of Fátima, or Our Lady of the Holy Rosary of Fátima (Nossa Senhora de Fátima), is one of the names by which Mary, mother of Jesus is known and adored around the world. It derives from the Portuguese town of Fatima, where in […]

Holy Family statue

Holy Family statue

With Holy Family we commonly define the family of Jesus, Mary and St. Joseph. It is also known as the Family of Nazareth, after the city where they lived. The Holy Family has provided since the beginning of the church the model to which every […]

Our Lady of Lourdes

Our Lady of Lourdes

With the Our Lady of Lourdes epithet, Catholic refer to Mary, mother of Jesus, who in 1858 appeared eighteen times to Bernadette Soubirous, a fourteen year old peasant who lived in the French town of Lourdes. The girl claimed to have seen a “beautiful Lady” […]

St. Anthony of Padua

St. Anthony of Padua

The life and Christian experience of St. Anthony of Padua arises in an era of great historical, social and spiritual changes. It would be impossible to understand the depth and the meaning of this great figure of Catholicism without taking into account the historical environment […]

Saint Rita of Cascia

Saint Rita of Cascia

Saint Rita of Cascia was an Augustinian nun who lived in 1400. Born in Cascia (PG), was beatified 180 years after her death and proclaimed Saint after 453 years. Saint Rita is the subject of an extraordinary popular devotion, and is certainly one of the […]

Saint Francis of Assisi

Saint Francis of Assisi

Hard to write something new about Saint Francis of Assisi, one of the most beloved saints and revered by the Catholic Church, proclaimed along with Saint Catherine of Siena the main patron saint of Italy by Pope Pius XII. Moreover, it is no coincidence. St. […]

The Miraculous Madonna

The Miraculous Madonna

With Miraculous Madonna, the Catholic Church defines a miracle that took place in the Church of Saints James and Philip in Taggia, in the province of Imperia. Here, in 1855, while the population was gathered in prayer, the faithful noticed the eyes of a plaster […]

Our Lady of Medjugorje

Our Lady of Medjugorje

Our Lady of Medjugorje is the always benevolent and sweet mother that welcomes, protects and accompanies Christians along their path. Our Lady of Medjugorje is, in particular, the one who guides believers toward Peace, showing them a faithful road, made of daily devotional and loving […]