Why Do Catholics Pray to Mary and The Saints? Instead of directly to God

When Catholics pray to Mary and the Saints in Heaven, it is not in worship but in fervent request for their prayers on our behalf. As scripture indicates, those in Heaven are aware of the prayers of those on earth. This can be seen, for example, in Revelation 5:8, where John depicts the Saints in… Continue reading Why Do Catholics Pray to Mary and The Saints? Instead of directly to God

The modern-day miracles of Saint Padre Pio

Known around the globe as simply “Padre Pio,” Saint Pio of Pietrelcina has been called one of the “most active” saints in the Church, and continues to work miracles for those who pray through his intercession. “St. Padre Pio is a pretty powerful intercessor.a priest said to me once that he’s probably one of the… Continue reading The modern-day miracles of Saint Padre Pio