Constantine (27 February 272 - 22 May 337), known as Constantine the Great, were a Roman Emperor and agent of the Christianization of the Roman Empire
“He who follows me, walks not in darkness," says the Lord. /John 8:12/ By these words of Christ we are advised to imitate His life and habits, if we
Jorge Maria Bergoglio, now Pope Francis, was immediately named as “the First Jesuit Pope”, but those who knew the Church’s history well enough titled him “a Grey Pope”. The Jesuits, or more precisely the Society of Jesus, is the most significant Order of the Church and with very
At the beginning of 13 th century more monks arrived into Carmel. Starting from 1210 they were living under the Rule of Patriarch of Jerusalem, Albert and Pope Honorius III, which received an official approval from Pope in 1226. In 1247 the Pope Innocent IV granted to the
In Brazil, the city of Aparecida do Norte is located in the state of Sao Paulo. It is known in the entire world as the main national Marian shrine where pilgrims from all Latin America arrive to venerate the Basilica of the Immaculate Virgin, Our Lady of Aparecida, the patroness
On the island of Crete a miraculous icon of the Virgin Mary, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, was worshiped around 1496. It was painted by an unknown artist at the end of the thirteenth century according to an ancient tradition and Byzantine style, probably inspired by artworks of St.
In 1871 Virgin Mary appeared again in the small village Pontmain in the west of France. It was a time of Franco – Prussian war and many were afraid the Prussian army was approaching and the next battles were expected at the nearest town Laval, some 50 km away. Still, the rural