Church History

Saint Rose of Lima

Saint Rose of Lima Birth Date

April 12, 1586

Saint Rose was born on this date.

Saint Rose of Lima's Death Date

August 24, 1617

Saint Rose had her last breath and was buried soon after.

Beatification of Saint Rose of Lima

April 15, 1667 AD

Saint Rose of Lima was Beatified by Pope Clement lX.

Canonization of Saint Rose of Lima

April 2, 1671

Pope Clement X had recognized Rose as a Saint and was canonized. Soon she became Saint Rose of Lima.

Church Councils

Council of Nicea

325 AD

the first ecumenical council of the Christian church, meeting in ancient Nicaea. It was called by emperor Constantine, who presided over the opening session and took part in the discussions. He hoped a general council of the church would solve the problem created in the Eastern church by Arianism. Pope Sylvester, did not attend the council.

Council of Constantinople

381 AD

The second ecumenical council of the Christian church, summoned by the emperor Theodosius I and meeting in Constantinople. Which effectively affirmed and developed the creed earlier promulgated at the Council of Nicaea in 325.

Council of Ephesus

431 AD

Council of Chalcedon

451 AD

Council of Trent

1545 AD - 1563 AD

Prompted by the Reformation, the Council of Trent was highly important for its dogmatic definitions that clarified virtually every doctrine contested by the Protestants. The council played a vital role in revitalizing the Roman Catholic Church in many parts of Europe.

First Vatican Council

1869 AD - 1870 AD

Second Vatican Council

1962 AD - 1965 AD

Saint Brigid of Kildare

Saint Brigid's Birth Date

450 AD

When Saint Brigid of Kildare was born into this world.

Saint Brigid's Death Date

525 AD

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Saint Thomas Aquinas's Birth Date

1225 AD

When Saint Thomas Aquinas was born.

Saint Thomas Aquinas's Death Date



Papacy of John Paul ll the Great

1978 - 2005

The years Pope John Paul ll the Great was Pope.

Papacy of Pope Francis

2013 - Present

The years Pope Francis was and is Pope.

Important Events in the Church


30 AD

Birth of the Church and Holy Spirit comes down on the Apostles

Jesus's Resurrection

33 AD

Jesus Raises from the dead.

Jesus's Ascension

33 AD

When Jesus ascended into Heaven at the right hand of the Father.

Edict of Milan

313 AD

Gave people religious freedom.

Great Schism

1387 AD - 1417 AD

Split between the Eastern and Western Church.