Happy Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul!

What an exciting day in the Church this holy day is! Today we celebrate the lives of Saints Peter and Paul, two of the most daring preachers of the Gospel and apostles chosen by Christ in the beginning of the Church to help the spread of Catholic Christianity.

Take some time today to read the about Saints Peter and Paul in the New Testament. Their stories are sources of inspiration for all Christians who struggle with remaining faithful in their journey with Christ and who hope to evangelize their world.

Check out our page on the papacy too, for more about St. Peter, the first pope!

Saints Peter and Paul, pray for us!

Happy Feast of St. Matthew!

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Today is the Feast of St. Matthew, tax collector turned apostle of Christ. In his Gospel, we read: “…’Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?’ But when he heard it, he said, ‘Those who are well have no need of a physician, but the sick.'” (Matthew 9:11-12)

Read more about St. Matthew and the Gospel of Matthew here: Roman Catholic Saints–St. Matthew and Catholic Answers New Testament Guide: Matthew.

St. Matthew, pray for us, that we may have the courage to answer God’s call, leave all behind, and follow Him!