Our Lady of Guadalupe

Our Lady of Guadalupe is my favorite Mary appearance. The missionaries were not making any inroads with converting the Mexican people. Mary, always happy to help bring souls to her Son, appeared to a poor man in Mexico named Juan Diego. She asked him to ask the bishop to build a church. He was like,…

Saint Ambrose

December 7 Happy Saint Ambrose day! There's a legend that when Saint Ambrose was a baby, a swarm of bees landed on his face and then left the baby uninjured, leaving behind only a drop of honey. His father said that he believed it was a sign that his son would grow up to be…

Saint Nicholas

December 6 Happy Saint Nicholas day (one day late)! This isn't the Coca-cola Saint Nick. This is the keeping young girls from slavery, saving the lives of children, bringing sailors to port safely and heretic punching Saint Nick. Worthy of admiration year-round. You can find this print here.