Saint of the Week : Peter Canisius

Saint Peter Canisius’ Story The energetic life of Peter Canisius should demolish any stereotypes we may have of the life of a saint as dull or routine. Peter lived his 76 years at a pace which must be considered heroic, even in our time of rapid change. A man blessed with many talents, Peter isContinue reading “Saint of the Week : Peter Canisius”

Saint of the Week : Hildegard of Bingen

Saint Hildegard of Bingen’s Story Abbess, artist, author, composer, mystic, pharmacist, poet, preacher, theologian—where to begin in describing this remarkable woman? Born into a noble family, she was instructed for ten years by the holy woman Blessed Jutta. When Hildegard was 18, she became a Benedictine nun at the Monastery of Saint Disibodenberg. Ordered by herContinue reading “Saint of the Week : Hildegard of Bingen”