In a time when we pray to understand the role of the coronavirus pandemic in God's Plan, turn to Pope Clement XI's 'Prayer for All Things Necessary.'
The Vatican Museums unveiled their restoration of Raphael's paintings in the Hall of Constantine, the High Renaissance artist's last work before his death.
Learn the history behind the tau cross & staurogram, two ancient symbols from the very earliest days of the Church.
In 1075, Pope Saint Gregory VII promulgated the 'Dictatus Papae' - 27 rights and powers reserved only for the pope himself.
In his series on the Eastern Catholic Church, 'canonical convert' Phillip Rolfes tells how leftovers can be ascetical, with wisdom from the Desert Fathers.
In the Middle Ages, ascetic women would practice 'anorexia mirabilis' - many going on to become saints.
The first Mary Garden was planted over 1,300 years ago by an Irishman living in France.
In a time when we pray to understand the role of the coronavirus pandemic in God's Plan, turn to Saint Anselm's 'Prayer of Faith Seeking Understanding.'
In his series on the Eastern Catholic Church, 'canonical convert' Phillip Rolfes delves into the interpretation of icons & the Harrowing of Hades.
Surely there must be a good reason why a masterpiece of famous Renaissance man Leonardo da Vinci is missing a large section of paint at its bottom, right?