Her encounter in the early 1970s with priests, nuns, and missioners living in solidarity with the poor had renewed her faith.
She became popular with the other prisoners and inspired a character in the television series Orange Is the New Black.
Thecla was a beautiful young woman whose life was transformed when she heard St. Paul preaching in the street beneath her window.
On the morning of September 15, 1963, someone tossed a packet of dynamite through the basement window of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama.
Claver tried to instill a sense of their dignity and preciousness in the eyes of God.
Albert Schweitzer—a German theologian, musician, minister, and missionary doctor—was one of the remarkable figures of his age.
A staunch advocate for the role of women in the Church, she worked tirelessly for peace and social justice.
Why, many wondered, would anyone subject himself to such danger?
McGivney conceived the idea of a Catholic fraternal society to help strengthen faith and provide financial support to families in need.
St. Bonifacia Rodríguez y Castro developed a new form of religious life, centered around the workshop, promoting dignity of work.