Tag Archive: biographies

St. John Paul II: The Heroic Pope

“Saints exist, not for themselves, but for the Church…”

Sven Stolpe: The Swedish Waugh

“A writer, journalist, hagiographer, playwright, cultural critic, and Catholic convert became well known in Sweden during large parts of the 20th century. The man was Sven Stolpe…”

That Arduous Love Affair: Sir John Betjeman and the Gift of Faith

Read this biography of Sir John Betjeman, an English poet who shone a beautiful light on the gift of faith.

Thomas Andrews: Master Shipbuilder and Hero

Read this fascinating biographical account of Thomas Andrews, the designer of RMS Titanic who tragically went down with his ship on her maiden voyage.

From Slavery to Freedom: The Story of St. Patrick for Kids

Join the adventure with this overview of the life of St. Patrick for Kids by Sonya Britton!

For Those Who Believe: A Movie Review of “The Song of Bernadette”

Read this review of religious classic film “The Song of Bernadette”, which accurately and movingly depicts to the apparitions of Our Lady of Lourdes to St. Bernadette.

The Diamond of England: The Mission and Martyrdom of St. Edmund Campion

“Edmund Campion truly was ‘a man for all seasons’ in his own right. He was a student, a teacher, a scholar, an author, a missionary, and so much more. He was a man of both words and deeds.”

Tolkien’s War: The History behind The Lord of the Rings

This article focuses on the experiences of a young J.R.R. Tolkien as a British soldier in the trenches of WWI, and how his personal war shaped his fantasy universe in The Lord of the Rings.

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