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Saints

Discovering a holy treasure

Catholic writer Tim Drake’s debut children’s book, The Attic Saint (Emmaus Road Publishing, 2019) — illustrated by Catholic Digest’s Theodore Schluenderfritz — is about a little boy named Leo who moves into an old home and discovers a…

Brother from another mother

From the nation of Armenia, in the darkest hours before the dawn, shines this tale of pure friendship. Polyeuctus (died 259) was a soldier in the service of Rome. Closer to him than a blood brother was his comrade in arms, Nearchus. In a…

Superheroes and saints

Superheroes dominate today’s culture. We need only look at the blockbuster films featuring compelling characters with superpowers to know that Hollywood has found a lucrative formula. The enormous success of Marvel and DC films create an…

Five ways to observe Advent

Advent begins Dec. 1 this year. It can be easy to miss out on this liturgical season because of the hectic nature of the holidays. Here are five ways to observe these important weeks before Christmas. Make a Jesse tree Create your own Jesse…