St. Chad of Mercia (d. 672)

St. Chad of Mercia (not to be confused with his brother Cedd) wa...
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Plegmund of Canterbury (d. 923)

Plegmund was Archbishop of Canterbury during the latter reign o...
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Does Transubstantiation Happen Instantaneously?

The teaching of the Catholic Church on the change of the bread ...
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Canonizations: Old vs. New Comparison

Those skeptical of modern canonizations observe that the procedu...
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Hybald of Bardney (d. 690)

St. Hybald, a Benedictine Abbot of Bardney, England, is known un...
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Gens du Beaucet (d. 1127)

St. Gens du Beaucet (1104-1127) was a medieval French hermit-sai...
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Aspebet-Peter, the Bishop of the Camp of Tents

Much of what we know about the growth of the Church in Palestine...
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St. David of Wales (d. 589)

So many once venerated saints have fallen by the wayside of the ...
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Fergus of Downpatrick (d. 583)

St. Fergus of Downpatrick is about as obscure a saint as they co...
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The Obedience of Athanasius

This essay is written in response to the many times St. Athanasi...
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Lambert of Maastricht (d. 700)

St. Lambert of Maestricht (633-700) may not be a familiar name, ...
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Edmund the Martyr (d. 870)

St. Edmund the Martyr was King of East Anglia from 855-870. Thou...
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St. Darerca of Ireland

St. Darerca is about as obscure as they come. It is not known wh...
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St. Anthony and the Miser's Heart

St. Anthony of Padua (1195-1231) was a wonderworking saint of th...
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Budoc of Dol (d. 585)

One must really delve deep into the early medieval sanc...
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St. Kateri: Lily at the Foot of the Cross

After recognition for her second miracle, on October 21, 2012, K...
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Thorfinn of Hamar (d. 1285)

St. Thorfinn is one of the most obscure of all medieval saints f...
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Canonization in the Early Church

The modern method of canonization used by the Magisterium has pr...
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The Legend of St. Maternus

St. Maternus is a semi-legendary figure from the history of the ...
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Why is St. Therese Called the "Little Flower"?

St. Therese of the Child Jesus is one of the most beloved saints...
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St. Ingenuinus (d. 605)

St. Ingenuinus goes by many names; he is sometimes called Ingenu...
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Bregowine of Canterbury (d 764)

Saint Bregowine (also known as Bregwin or Bregwine) was the thir...
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St. Anselm on the Filioque

The question of the procession of the Holy Spirit remains a bone...
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St. Hildegard on Gemstones

One of the most remarkable minds of the medieval Church was St. ...
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Blane of Scotland (d. 590)

St. Blane was born on the Isle of Bute in the Firth of Clyde, a ...
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Amand of Flanders (d. 675)

Amand, sometimes called Amandus, was born in the late 6th centur...
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Athwulf of Thorney (d. 680)

St. Athwulf was an Anglo-Saxon abbot and brother of the more fam...
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