Discover these great Saints Augustine and Monica his mother. Sinner turned Saint. The power of a mother's prayer.
We present the life story of Saint Augustine and how his mother influenced him from his birth.
We trace the Life of Saint Andre Bessette.
We go to Mount Royal in Montreal, Québec to Saint Joseph’s Oratory and discover how a humble little doorkeeper, named Brother André is the reason it is there.
Brother André is known as the Miracle Worker of Montreal, all through the intercession of Saint Joseph.
We discuss the healing and the crutches left by the healed pilgrims from all over the world.
We discuss life of Saint Joseph and Brother André depicted in the Oratory of Saint Joseph in Montreal.
We travel North to Canada and uncover the life of a modern day Mystic Blessed Dina Belanger.
We race her life from her days as a concert pianist to her life as a Sister in Sillery, Québec.
Bob and Penny take you through the events of her life in the Convent in Sillery, Bellechasse, Québec and her beatification in Rome.
We trace the life of Saint Rose of Viterbo a fiery teen-age Saint who fought almost single-handedly against family, friends and the government to defend the Church against Frederick Barbarossa in her little village outside of Rome.
We tlraveled to Viterbo, where the Saint worked, lived and died.
Saint Rose of Viterbo went among the villagers of Viterbo feeding their bodies and souls. She converted a heretic by walking through fire.
Blessed Miguel Pro stood before the firing squad, and forgave those who were about to shoot him.
With a cross in one hand, a rosary in the other, he cried out "Viva Cristo Rey!" We go to the place of his execution, which sports a tiny sign about a great sacrifice.
Martyr of the 20th Century Martyr of the 20th Century Blessed Miguel Pro a Role Model for the Mexican Martyrs who followed him. Although he knew it meant sure Martyrdom, he obeyed his superiors and returned to minister to his flock in the huge Diocese of Mexico City. He played cat and mouse with the authorities, using elaborate disguises until he was caught.
Join Bob and Penny Lord in Lucca, Italy, as they go to the birthplace of this 20th century of The Life of Saint Gemma Galgani - Saint of the Laity, the Galgani House where she received the Stigmata, and the Giannini house, where she experienced Ecstasies, was Mystically Married to Jesus, experienced the Flagellation, shared in the Passion of Christ, levitated into the arms of Jesus on the Cross and battled demons.
Special insights into the life of Saint Gemma
Saint Dominic Savio loved all the Sacraments, knowing about them from an early age, and desired to participate in receiving all of them, his eyes and heart set on the priesthood. When he was barely seven, he knew his Catechism by heart and fully understood the teachings of the Church, with spiritual wisdom way beyond his age, especially the Sacraments of Reconciliation and the Eucharist.
The war is on. The Devil plots to defeat you. Meet some battle-tested warriors who fight at your side.
Satan is real. He's a formidable foe who wants to snatch us away from God, and the thought of doing battle with him can seem daunting.
Even so, the saints who have gone before us have engaged the Devil, armed with the power of Christ and emerged victorious! These fellow warriors in heaven now fight on our behalf.
In Saints Who Battled Satan, Paul Thigpen, author of Manual for Spiritual Warfare, details the heroic combat of 17 saints who defeated the enemy.
In Saints Who Battled Satan, discover:How Satan attacks us through extraordinary assaults and everyday temptations. How these 17 saints used prayer, scripture, the sacraments, and other spiritual weapons against the enemy. How the virtues served these saints as combat armor. How these victorious saints now offer their aid to those of us still battling on earth.
Listen to the inspiring and triumphant stories of Padre Pio, Francis of Assisi, Catherine of Siena, Teresa of Avila, John Vianney, and a dozen other saints who battled Satan. You'll find the strength, the courage, and the faith to win your own war against the enemy.
An Author's Republic audio production.