Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Auvergne (region)
Auvergne ( French pronunciation:  [ovɛʁɲ] ; Occitan: Auvèrnhe / Auvèrnha ) is one of the 27 administrative regions of France. It comp...

Murat, Cantal
Murat is a commune in the Cantal department in the Auvergne region in south-central France. History On 24 June 1944, during World War...

Christmas
Christmas or Christmas Day (Old English: Crīstesmæsse , meaning "Christ's Mass") is an annual festival commemorating the b...

Montauban
Montauban ( French pronunciation: ​ [mÉ"̃.to.bÉ'̃] ; Occitan: Montalban ) is a commune in the Tarn-et-Garonne department in t...

Boarding school
A boarding school is a school where some or all pupils study and live during the school year with their fellow students and possibly teache...

Brain tumor
A brain tumor or intracranial neoplasm occurs when abnormal cells form within the brain. There are two main types of tumors: malignant or ...

Algeria
Algeria ( / æ l ˈ dÊ' ɪər i É™ / or / É"ː l - / ; Literary Arabic: الجزاØ

Evelyn Scott (writer)
Evelyn Scott (January 17, 1893 â€" August 3, 1963) was an American novelist, playwright and poet. A modernist and experimental writer,...

Bermuda
Bermuda / b ɜr ˈ m juː d ə / , also referred to in legal documents as, fully, " the Bermudas or Somers Isles ", is a British ...

Stomach cancer
Stomach cancer or gastric cancer is cancer developing from the lining of the stomach. Early symptoms may include heartburn, upper abdomina...

Baptism
Baptism (from the Greek noun βάπτισμα baptisma ; see below) is a Christian sacrament of admission and adoption, almost invariably w...

New Zealand
New Zealand (Māori: Aotearoa [aÉ"ˈtÉ›aɾÉ"a] ) is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. The country geographi...

Owen Merton
Owen Heathcote Grierson Merton , RBA (1887â€"1931) was a New Zealand-born British painter, known primarily for his watercolours, landsc...

Taoism
Taoism (or Daoism ) is a philosophical, ethical or religious tradition of Chinese origin that emphasizes living in harmony with the Tao (a...

Buddhadasa
Buddhadasa Bhikkhu (Thai: พุทธทาสภิกขุ , May 27, 1906 â€" May 25, 1993) was a famous and influential ascetic-p...

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

National Review
National Review ( N.R. ) is a semimonthly magazine founded by author William F. Buckley, Jr., in 1955 and based in New York City. It descri...

Christian pacifism
Christian pacifism is the theological and ethical position that any form of violence is incompatible with the Christian faith. Christian pa...

Spirituality
Spirituality is the praxis and process of personal transformation, either in accordance with traditional religious ideals, or, increasingly...

Comparative religion
Comparative religion is the branch of the study of religions concerned with the systematic comparison of the doctrines and practices of the...

Trappists
The Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance ( O.C.S.O. : Ordo Cisterciensis Strictioris Observantiae ) is a Roman Catholic religious ...

A Christian Reflection on the New Age
A Christian reflection on the New Age refers to a six-year study by the Roman Catholic Church on the New Age movement. The study, published...

Aspects of Christian meditation
Aspects of Christian meditation was the topic of an October 15, 1989 document of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. The docume...

Lúcia Santos
Lúcia de Jesus Rosa dos Santos â€" Sister Mary Lucy of Jesus and of the Immaculate Heart , better known as Sister Lúcia of Fátima ...

Adrienne von Speyr
Adrienne von Speyr (20 September 1902 - 17 September 1967) was a Swiss Catholic medical doctor, the author of over 60 books of spirituality...

Marthe Robin
Marthe Robin (born 13 March 1902 in Châteauneuf-de-Galaure, died on 6 February 1981) was a French Roman Catholic mystic and founder of the...

Therese Neumann
Therese Neumann (8 or 9 April 1898 â€" 18 September 1962) was a German Catholic mystic and stigmatic. She was born in the village of...

Maria Valtorta
Maria Valtorta (14 March 1897 â€" 12 October 1961) was a Roman Catholic Italian writer and poet, considered by many to be a mystic. S...

Pio of Pietrelcina
Pio of Pietrelcina (Italian: Pio da Pietrelcina ), O.F.M. Cap. commonly known as Padre Pio , (May 25, 1887 â€" September 23, 1968) wa...

Gemma Galgani
Maria Gemma Umberta Pia Galgani (March 12, 1878 â€" April 11, 1903) was an Italian mystic, venerated as a saint in the Roman Catholic ...

Thérèse of Lisieux
Saint Thérèse of Lisieux (Born Marie-Françoise-Thérèse Martin, January 2, 1873 â€" September 30, 1897), or Saint Thérèse of the...

Mary of the Divine Heart
Sister Mary of the Divine Heart (Münster, September 8, 1863 â€" Porto, June 8, 1899), born Maria Droste zu Vischering , was a person ...

Luisa Piccarreta
The Servant of God Luisa Piccarreta , also known as "Little Daughter of the Divine Will," is under consideration for possible cano...

Concepcion Cabrera de Armida
The Venerable Concepción Cabrera de Armida (born on December 8, 1862 in San Luis Potosí, Mexico and died on March 3, 1937 in Mexico City)...

Bernadette Soubirous
Marie Bernarde " Bernadette " Soubirous (Occitan: Bernadeta Sobirós ; 7 January 1844 â€" 16 April 1879) was the firstborn...

Maximin Giraud
Pierre Maximin Giraud (26 August 1835 Corps, Isère, France - 1 March 1875 Corps, Isère, France) was a French member of the Corps of Papal...

Mélanie Calvat
Françoise Mélanie Calvat called Mathieu (7 November 1831 Corps, Isère, France - 15 December 1904 Altamura, Italy) was a French Roman Ca...

Catherine Labouré
Saint Catherine Labouré, D.C. . (May 2, 1806 â€" December 31, 1876) (born Zoe Labouré) was a member of the Daughters of Charity of Sa...

Francis de Sales
Francis de Sales , C.O., O.M., O.F.M. Cap. (French: François de Sales ) (21 August 1567 â€" 28 December 1622) was a Bishop of Geneva ...

Veronica Giuliani
Saint Veronica Giuliani , O.S.C. Cap., ( Veronica de Julianis ) (December 27, 1660 â€" July 9, 1727) was an Italian Capuchin nun and my...

Anne Catherine Emmerich
Blessed Anne Catherine Emmerich (German: Anna Katharina Emmerick ; 8 September 1774 â€" 9 February 1824) was a Roman Catholic Augustin...

Louis de Montfort
Saint Louis-Marie Grignion de Montfort (31 January 1673 â€" 28 April 1716) was a French Roman Catholic priest and Confessor. He was kn...

Jean-Jacques Olier
Jean-Jacques Olier , S.S. (20 September 1608 â€" 2 April 1657) was a French Catholic priest and the founder of the Sulpicians. He helpe...

Pierre de Bérulle
Pierre de Bérulle, Cong. Orat. (4 February 1575 â€" 2 October 1629), was a French Catholic priest, cardinal and statesman, one of the...

French school of spirituality
The French School of Spirituality was the principal devotional influence within the Catholic Church from the mid-17th century through the m...

Catherine of Genoa
Saint Catherine of Genoa ( Caterina Fieschi Adorno , 1447 â€" 15 September 1510) is an Italian Roman Catholic saint and mystic, admire...

John of the Cross
Saint John of the Cross , O.C.D. (Spanish: San Juan de la Cruz ; 1542 â€" 14 December 1591), was a major figure of the Counter-Reformat...
 
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