In den calvinistischen Niederlanden, die sich im Achtzigjährigen Krieg (1568-1648) vom katholischen Spanien lossagten, war an praktischer Glaubensausübung für Katholiken nicht mehr zu denken. Das Leben wurde ihnen schwer gemacht. Zahlreiche Pfarreien waren überdies verwaist. Doch davon ließen sich viele … WEITERLESEN
He was the apostle of Saxony, and the first Bishop of Munster. He supported the Emperor Charlemagne in his appreciation and realization of the sanctity and the necessity of the Catholic Faith. Saint Ludger wrote Saint Gregory of Utrecht’s life.
It was on March 25 that Adam and Eve were created. It was on March 25 that Our Lord was conceived in the womb of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It was on March 25 that Jesus died on the Cross … WEITERLESEN
The name Gabriel means Strength of God. Saint Gabriel is the special angel of the Annunciation. He is the Guardian Angel of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It was he who brought the news of the Annunciation to her. He came … WEITERLESEN
This is the name given to a beautiful image of the Blessed Virgin which the French took from the Greeks at Constantinople in 1204 in a battle in which they scored a victory. There is also a famous and much-loved … WEITERLESEN