Stuart Dunn reviews a biography of Servant of God Léonie Martin, older sister of St. Thérèse of Lisieux.
Will you be watching Sunday as Mother Teresa is officially declared a Saint? If you’d like to watch (or listen t0) the Canonization Mass and catch other coverage about Saint Teresa of Calcutta, here’s where you can find programming on radio, TV, and online.
In preparation for the canonization of Blessed Mother Teresa, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is releasing a collection of photographs and videos of staff who served with her and the Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata from the mid-1970s through the mid-1990s.
Courtesy of the Holy See Press Office, we’re sharing Pope Francis’ homily for the Canonization of Blessed Junípero Serra, at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, DC.
Many thanks to our friends at Salt & Light for providing tremendous coverage of today’s canonization of Pope Saints John XXIII and John Paul II. In the event that you missed today’s homily by Pope Francis, we are happy to share it here.
The process of declaring one a saint in the Catholic Church is called canonization. The canonization process is a canonical (Church law) procedure by which the Church through the Pope solemnly declares a Catholic to be united with God in heaven, an intercessory to God on behalf of the living, and worthy of public and universal veneration.