Saints Of Africa
Over 117 million Catholics Live in Africa almost twice as many as in the United States. Is it any surprise that saints of Africa number in the thousand. They include three Popes, three Doctors of the Church, eight fathers of the church, thousands of martyrs, hundreds of monks, plus countless religious and lay leaders.
The Truth About Saint Joseph
Joseph is the most hidden of the saints, a simple, retiring, and humble man of Nazareth. His exterior life reveals nothing extraordinary or striking. yet he is exalted by the church as, next to Mary herself, the greatest of all the saints and even patron of the universal church. read and know more
A book of Saints
this book offers a new look at the saints. from the ancient martyrs to the sixteenth-century mystics to the modern-day missionaries, she profiles some of the real-life men and women who became God's human representatives on earth, and whose moving stories of courage and determination, unconditional love and self-sacrifices still speak to us today.
St Thomas more
Thomas More was born in London in 1478. He attended Oxford University and practised law in London. After the death of his first wife, Thomas married Alice Middleton who cared for his four small children. In the autumn of 1529 Thomas succeeded Cardinal Wolsey as Lord Chancellor of England. Thomas disagreed with King Henry on the question of the King dissolving his marriage to Catherine of Aragon. Within two years Thomas resigned as Lord Chancellor and retired from public life. In 1534 Parliament passed the Act of Supremacy making the King head of the English Church. Thomas was asked to subscribe to the oath, he refused and was charged with high treason. After a year in prison in the Tower of London he stood trial at Westminster Hall. On July 6, 1535 Thomas was executed on Tower Hill in London.