In New York, Catholic convert takes a step toward sainthood

The Catholic convert who founded the Society of the Atonement, Father Paul Wattson, S.A., could be one step closer to recognition as a saint. “Father Paul started a small week of prayer on the top of a mountain in Garrison, and now it’s a worldwide movement,” Father Brian Terry, S.A., the minister general for the… Continue reading In New York, Catholic convert takes a step toward sainthood

Pope Francis to preside over public consistory to approve canonization of 'Saint of the Gutters'

The Vatican has announced that the Holy Father will convene over an ordinary public consistory of cardinals on March 15 where he is expected to sign the decrees of canonization of Blessed Teresa of Kolkata, Blessed José Sanchez del Rio, 14-year-old Mexican who was put to death by government officials because he refused to renounce his… Continue reading Pope Francis to preside over public consistory to approve canonization of 'Saint of the Gutters'