St. Peter Damian

By Jonathan Lynch. So what makes him a Doctor of the Church? He did not write volumes upon volumes, or even just a couple of whopping great books on theology. But that's not what makes a Doctor of the Church...

St. Francis de Sales

By Jonathan Lynch. I would like to introduce you to a man named Francis de Sales, whose feast day is the 24th of this month. Francis was the eldest of six sons born to Francis and Frances de Sales. Talk about recycling names, right?

St. Teresa of Ávila

By Jonathan Lynch When you hear "Doctor of the Church," what do you think? A phrase like that probably doesn't get you hyped, pumped, or otherwise thrilled. It's easy to dismiss the saints who bear that title as "ancient geniuses," "really pious people," and "lofty intellectual guys." And while these saints (there are three dozen... Continue Reading →

Lady Poverty

By Br. Nathan Linton, OFM, Cap. When I’m out walking in our neighborhood in Chicago, people often stop me and ask me questions about the Capuchins...

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