12 things you need to know about Holy Saturday

12 things you need to know about Holy Saturday

Every time we say the creed, we note that Jesus “descended into hell.” Holy Saturday is the day that commemorates this event. What happened on this day, and how do we celebrate it? Here are 12 things you need to know. 1. What happened on the first Holy Saturday? Here on earth, Jesus’ disciples mourned …

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Saint of the Day for Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Saint of the Day for Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

St. Bernadette Facts Feast day: April 16Patron of illness, people ridiculed for their piety, poverty, shepherds, shepherdesses, and Lourdes, FranceBirth: January 7, 1844Death: April 16, 1879Beatified By: 1925Canonized By: by Pope Pius XI on December 1933 St. Bernadette was born in Lourdes, France on January 7, 1844. Her parents were very poor and she was the …

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What was the significance of Jesus washing the feet of the disciples

What was the significance of Jesus washing the feet of the disciples

Jesus washing the feet of the disciples (John 13:1–17) occurred in the upper room, during the Last Supper and has significance in three ways. For Jesus, it was the display of His humility and His servant hood. For the disciples, the washing of their feet was in direct contrast to their heart attitudes at that time. …

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