Today is the feast day of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop


The 8th of August is the feast day of Australia’s first saint: St. Mary MacKillop, in full Saint Mary Helen MacKillop, also called Saint Mary of the Cross, (born January 15, 1842, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia—died August 8, 1909, North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; canonized October 17, 2010; feast day August 8), religious figure, and educator, who was the first Australian beatified by the Roman Catholic Church and … Continue reading Today is the feast day of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop

Happy Valentines Day!


Happy Valentines Day! Adventures in Odyssey has a really well done audio drama about St. Valentine which we thought you might like to hear. Let us know what you thought of it in the comments! 🙂 The Last “I Do” Description: “Kids’ Radio tells the story about a priest [St. Valentine] who defies a third-century Roman emperor who outlaws marriage.” You can listen to it … Continue reading Happy Valentines Day!

Our Lady Mary Help of Christians – Patroness of Australia 


The Feast Day of Our Lady Mary Help of Christians has been celebrated in Australia since 1844 but the history to this day, dates back to the start of the 1800’s at a time when Napoleon Bonapa… Source: Our Lady Mary Help of Christians – Patroness of Australia – Catholic Homeschool Australia Continue reading Our Lady Mary Help of Christians – Patroness of Australia 

Fatima 100th Anniversary


Beginning the night before and persisting throughout the morning of the 13th of October 1917, a cold rain fell on the crowd. The ground was muddy and the rain soaked everything…….. Then after the miracle of the sun………thousands of people, most of whom were soaked to the bone and dirty from the mud, suddenly found that their clothes were dry and clean……. WHAAAAAAAAATTTTT? https://www.fatimacentre.com CENTENARY … Continue reading Fatima 100th Anniversary

Blood Miracle of St Januarius-Gennaro An Ongoing Miracle of the Church


The Blood Miracle of Saint Januarius (Gennaro) -A miracle of the Church that is still occuring today The liquefaction (becoming liquid) of the blood of St Januarius (Gennaro) is an extraordinary miracle of the Church that has been occurring up to 18 times each year for the past 600 years. It is only one of a number of blood miracles that have taken place, and … Continue reading Blood Miracle of St Januarius-Gennaro An Ongoing Miracle of the Church

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha’s feast day – 14th July


Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, Virgin, was canonized on 10/21/2012 by Pope Benedict XVI. Kateri was born near the town of Auriesville, New York, in the year 1656, the daughter of a Mohawk warrior. She was four years old when her mother died of smallpox. The disease also attacked Kateri and transfigured her face. She was adopted by her two aunts and an uncle. Kateri became converted … Continue reading Saint Kateri Tekakwitha’s feast day – 14th July