St. Felix of Cantalice was an Italian Capuchin friar in the 16th century whose job was begging for alms. Brother Felix blessed all benefactors and all those he met with a humble “Deo Gratias!” (thanks be to God!), causing many to refer to him as “Brother Deo Gratias." He died on May 18, 1587.
St. Clare of Assisi, deeply influenced by St. Francis, refused the marriage her wealthy parents intended for her and founded the order of Poor Clares, in the "privilege of perfect poverty." Many women joined her, including her mother and sister. She died on August 11, 1253.
The Feast of the Assumption celebrates the day when the Blessed Virgin Mary was taken body and soul into heaven, at the end of her earthly life.
Join us for the 5th Annual Sister Rene Golf Memorial Classic hosted by Mooncrest Neighborhood Programs on Friday, August 25th, 2023 at the Moon Golf Club in Moon Township. All group and individual golfers are welcome! Participants can also enjoy skill prizes, a 50/50 and gift baskets raffle. 9:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast11:00 a.m. […]
Our Lady of Czestochowa, or the Black Madonna, is a famous painting of the Blessed Virgin holding the Child Jesus. Under this title, Mary is the Patron and Protector of Poland.
Join us on Thursday, September 14, 2023 at the beautiful Beaver Train Station for our Third Annual Wine Tasting to Benefit McGuire Memorial! This historic landmark and its regal lawn is the perfect setting for an absolutely fabulous event. Last year’s event sold out a month in advance, and a wonderful time was had by […]
St. Francis may have been the first to receive the marks of the stigmata. In 1224, Francis was visited by an angel and received the miracle.