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The bodies of 200 children have recently been discovered on the former site of a residential school in Kamloops. At present we do not know precisely when these children died or how, so it is not certain that these children died during the era of the residential school. The actual discoverer of these remains hasContinue reading “Residential Schools Should Teach the Church to Cease Trusting Experts”
Today is the feast of St. Blandina, patroness of the falsely accused. Blandina was a slave, martyred alongside several other Christians in 177 AD. Her companions were concerned that she was so physically weak that, under torture, she would break. She was asked to confess that Christians committed incest and cannibalism, but no matter howContinue reading “St. Blandina: Patroness of the Falsely Accused”
On May 22nd we celebrate the feast of St. Quiteria, a saint with the most jaw-droppingly awesome legend I have ever heard. And if you know your saint legends, you know that is really saying something. According to legend, St. Quiteria, daughter of a Galician prince, was a nonuplet: one of nine daughters born atContinue reading “St. Quiteria: The Nonuplet Warrior Who Carried Her Own Head”
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