Tue, 29 December 2009
SaintCast #133, St. Thomas Becket, Pope Saint titles, death of Italian stigmatist, audio feedback at +1.312.235.2278
839 years ago today, the murder of St. Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, inside Canterbury cathedral has been memorialized by T. S. Eliot, Jean Anouilh, and many others. Today we take an in depth look at the life and times of Henry II's close friend and confidant, whose life change and resulting martyrdom spawned years of miracles and pilgrimage.
A St. Jeopardy quiz winner and a new quiz on St. Lucy in this extended SaintCast on the 5th day of Christmas.
Sun, 13 December 2009
SaintCast Extra - Santa Lucia, Catholic Roundup Advent Calendar, Elvis,Caruso, St. Lucy from Syracuse, feedback +1.312.235.2278
What do Elvis Presley, Enrico Caruso, Dante Alighieri, and Venetians have in common? They all have a special love for Santa Lucia. On December 13th we celebrate the Feast of St. Lucy. Special traditions take place all over the world.