Devotion to Our Lady of Health was born in Portugal, in the 16th century. In this Century, Portugal was the victim of countless pests, all contagious, that decimated thousands of people in a short time. The gravediggers worked double to bury the great number of dead. Therefore, the country, without ..
The Immaculate Heart of Mary is a Marian invocation and Catholic devotion whose worship was expressly requested by Heaven to Mother Virgínia Brites da Paixão, gained great and particular prominence with the apparitions of Fatima and found the ultimate recognition through the revelations of Jesus Chr..
Santo António or Fernando Antônio de Bulhões, his birth name, was born in Lisbon, Portugal, on August 15, 1195. From a noble and wealthy family, he was the only son of Martinho de Bulhões, an officer in the army of Dom Afonso and Tereza Taveira. Its initial formation was made by the canons of the Ca..
Saint Francisco of Assis was born in Assis, Italy, in 1182. He was the son of Pedro Bernardone, a wealthy merchant, and of Pia, from a noble family in Provence. In his youth, Francisco was very wealthy and wasted money on ostentation. However, his father's business did not interest him, least of all..
Saint Joseph is a descendant of the royal house of David. He is the husband of the Virgin Mary and adoptive father of Jesus Christ. In the Gospels he appears in Jesus' childhood. You can see the quotes in the books of Matthew Chapters 1 and 2, and in Luke 1 and 2. In the Bible, Saint Joseph is prese..
"Pope Francis revealed who helps him to solve problems and overcome difficulties: Saint Joseph, the adopted father of Jesus and patron of the Church. Pope Francis said:" When I have a problem or a difficulty, I write on paper and put it o under São José, so that he can dream about it ". That means: ..
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