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Saint Camillus de Lellis

In medieval and early modern Europe, healthcare — especially for those with chronic illnesses — was an improvised and often neglected affair.

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Servant of God Blandina Segale

Servant of God Blandina Segale,  American missionary, sister, and Western Frontier figure once dubbed "the nun with spurs," befriended Billy the Kid and, it is said, saved many from being lynched.

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Sanctity No Elder than a Boy

Many a lover of man's best friend has hoped to find a shaggy welcome in heaven, as if the old fellow would wag his tail to say, "It's you! I'm glad you made it. I wasn't sure."

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Leonard Tsuguharu Foujita

The artist Leonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968) experienced both the encounters and the conflicts between East-Asia and the West in the 20th century during his seventy-three-year-long journey to the Catholic Church.

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The Rosary Priest

The green hills and rocky seacoast of County Mayo, in western Ireland, have been a seedbed of the Catholic faith for centuries. 

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Jumpmaster Shepherd

I was about eight years old when I first watched a movie about paratroopers jumping into France for the D-Day invasion of June 1944.

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