Canonized & Otherwise

VOAVideo: Relic of Saint Draws Catholics Worried About Immigration Issue

A Roman Catholic saint who is a figure of devotion for those crossing the border into the United States is attracting believers concerned about the plight of undocumented immigrants. Mike O’Sullivan reports from Los Angeles, where a relic of Saint Toribio has drawn thousands to local churches.

OUR LADY OF THE SIGN—
ora pro nobis!

OUR LADY OF THE SIGN—

ora pro nobis!

Mary Magdalene, ora pro nobis!

Mary Magdalene, ora pro nobis!

In his interview with the journalists, Archbishop Mar Youhana Boutros Moshe has described the ongoing situation in Mosul, beleaguered by the extremists-takfirists. Some shrines have been desecrated: “The statue of the Holy Virgin Mary, holding Christ the Child on Her knees, that had stood in the porch of Al-Tahira (“the Pure”) Chaldean Church, was broken by the ISIS gunmen”.

In his interview with the journalists, Archbishop Mar Youhana Boutros Moshe has described the ongoing situation in Mosul, beleaguered by the extremists-takfirists. Some shrines have been desecrated: “The statue of the Holy Virgin Mary, holding Christ the Child on Her knees, that had stood in the porch of Al-Tahira (“the Pure”) Chaldean Church, was broken by the ISIS gunmen”.

(Source: pravoslavie.ru)

Macrina the Younger

Macrina the Younger

Fray Bartolomé de las Casas icon written by Br Robert Lentz

Fray Bartolomé de las Casas icon written by Br Robert Lentz

(Source: trinitystores.com)

Martyrs of Compiègne

Martyrs of Compiègne

Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Our Lady of Mount Carmel