A ‘Prayer for All Things Necessary’ During These Troubling Times, by...

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.'

Pictures: Raphael’s Long-Lost Last Paintings Before His Sudden Death Revealed

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.

Did You Know? The History Behind the Tau Cross & the...

Learn the history behind the tau cross & staurogram, two ancient symbols from the very earliest days of the Church.

The Dictatus Papae: 27 Powers Reserved Only for the Pope

In 1075, Pope Saint Gregory VII promulgated the 'Dictatus Papae' - 27 rights and powers reserved only for the pope himself.

Odd, but True: How Eating Leftovers Can Prepare You for Heaven

In his series on the Eastern Catholic Church, 'canonical convert' Phillip Rolfes tells how leftovers can be ascetical, with wisdom from the Desert Fathers.

When Medieval Catholic Saints Would Practice ‘Holy Anorexia’

In the Middle Ages, ascetic women would practice 'anorexia mirabilis' - many going on to become saints.

Did You Know? The History Behind Mary Gardens

The first Mary Garden was planted over 1,300 years ago by an Irishman living in France.

A ‘Prayer of Faith Seeking Understanding’ During These Trouble Times, by...

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.'

How To Interpret Icons: Part 3

In his series on the Eastern Catholic Church, 'canonical convert' Phillip Rolfes delves into the interpretation of icons & the Harrowing of Hades.

Did You Know? Why da Vinci’s Famous Painting of the Last...

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?

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