Saint Thomas Aquinas, Doctor

Saint Thomas Aquinas by Diego Velázquez

Tentación de Santo Tomás d’Aquino( The Temptation of Saint Thomas Aquinas) by Diego Velázquez (1599–1660)

O God, who hast enlightened thy Church with the wondrous learning of thy blessed Confessor Thomas Aquinas, and enriched the same with his holiness of life: grant, we beseech thee; that we may understand aright the doctrine that he . . . → Read More: Saint Thomas Aquinas, Doctor

Saint Perpetua and her Companions, Carthaginian Martyrs

Martyrdom of Perpetua, Felicitas, Revocatus, Saturninus, and Secundulus (Menologion of Basil II)

Martyrdom of Perpetua, Felicitas, Revocatus, Saturninus, and Secundulus, from the Menologion of Basil II (c. AD 1000)

O God, who didst give a splendid courage to the Martyrs Perpetua and Felicitas, when leaving their babes, they went with bright and flashing eyes into the arena, and thus, with their companions, most nobly met their . . . → Read More: Saint Perpetua and her Companions, Carthaginian Martyrs