“It is the King of Heaven who sends me,” Joan told the commander of the French army, “and if you will follow my banner, God will help you break the siege of Orléans.”
“I am Raphael, one of the seven angels who stand and serve before the Glory of the Lord!” Raphael, Michael, and Gabriel are three of the archangels honored by the Church on September 29. Here’s a little bit about them, and the dramatic story of how Raphael helped a young man and woman.
Camped on the hill of Slane, Patrick and his companions had lit an Easter Vigil bonfire in defiance of the High King of Tara. Now the king was coming with all his soldiers. Would he extinguish the light of Christ from Ireland, or would Patrick prevail? Find out online.
Meet Saint Thérèse of Lisieux! She’s one of the Church’s most honored saints—but that doesn’t mean loving Jesus was always easy for her. Here’s the story of how she decided to turn her sacrifices into “flowers” for Jesus. Plus: Seven sayings from the saint to help you grow in holiness.
Dorothy Day is one of four Americans that Pope Francis held up as worthy of imitation. Her story can inspire your kids, too. Here’s a short sketch of her life, five lessons to pass along to kids, a free coloring page, and one of her childhood stories imagining a world in which love and justice prevail.