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?
How much do you like your vegetables? St. Macarius ate nothing but vegetables and bread crumbs for seven years!
A saintly Cinderella story?
God listened to St. Scholastica’s prayer more than the prayers of her brother St. Benedict!
Poor Brigid was always getting into trouble for giving things away. One day, her father got so fed up with her generosity, he decided to give her away!