Just two women, trusting in one another, hoping in the God who watches over the weak, who fills the hungry, and restores life.
The work of Ricci and the Jesuits who followed showed great promise of establishing an authentically Chinese Christianity.
She became a source of inspiration and encouragement to countless people struggling to find their home in the Christian story.
Ordained a Jesuit priest in 1952, Fr. Berrigan found his distinctive vocation in response to the horrendous death toll of the Vietnam War
The beatification of these ten Catholics extended the traditional designation of martyr to those who died because of their practice of justice and charity.
Corrie prayed that some way would open for her to be of help. The opportunity came quickly when, one night, a Jewish woman knocked on her door.
He faced constant threats. His house was bombed. He was repeatedly jailed. But he was never tempted by despair.
Ordained a Jesuit priest in 1952, Fr. Berrigan found his distinctive vocation in response to the horrendous death toll of the Vietnam War.
Gillet wrote widely on prayer, striving to overcome walls of separation and entering into dialogue with those who felt excluded from the Church.
She lived a quiet life of prayer and service in the very land where Jesus and his Mother had lived, founding schools and orphanages.