How Blessed Isabel of France Shows that Suffering is More Important than Enjoying Life

Very few know that Saint Louis  IX, King of France, had a sister who was beatified by the Church.  Her feast day is celebrated on February 21. Her biographical information is taken from Réné François … Continue reading

Don Pelayo starts the Reconquista with the battle of Covadonga

By contrast with the catastrophic loss of Spain, the chroniclers tell us that through Divine Providence liberty was restored to the Christian people and the Asturian kingdom was brought into being. This reportedly occurred when … Continue reading