The Ascension of Jesus was when He ascended into heaven body and soul. The Ascension takes place 40 days after the Resurrection
Approx. 33 AD
Pentecost, or the "Birthday of the Church", was when the Holy Spirit came to the apostles in a gust of wind and flame appeared over their heads.
Approx. 33 AD
The Resurection is the event when Jesus rose from the dead three days after Good Friday, on Easter.
Edict of Milan
The Edict of Milan was a letter signed by the Roman emperors Constantine and Licinius, that proclaimed religious toleration in the Roman Empire.
Council of Nicea
The Council of Nicea was the first ecumenical council, was called by the emperor Constantine I.
Council of Constantinople
The First Council of Constantinople was a council of Christian bishops convened in Constantinople in AD 381 by the Roman Emperor Theodosius I.
Council of Ephesus
The Council of Ephesus was a council of Christian bishops convened in Ephesus in AD 431 by the Roman Emperor Theodosius II.
Council of Chalcedon
The Council of Chalcedon was a church council held at Chalcedon. The Council is numbered as the fourth ecumenical council by the Church.
The Great Schism was when the Catholic church split into two halves. The side that split from the Church is known as the Eastern Rite. Churches in the Eastern Rite are sometimes refered to as Greek Catholic Churches.
Start of the Protestant Reformation
Martin Luther creates a movement to break away from the church. The churches that break away will be called protestants.
Council of Trent
The Council of Trent was one of the Roman Catholic Church's most important ecumenical councils. Prompted by the Protestant Reformation, it has been described as the embodiment of the Counter-Reformation.
First Vatican Council
Convened by Pope Pius IX to refute various contemporary ideas associated with the rise of liberalism and materialism.
Second Vatican Council
The Second Vatican Council is viewed as a means of spiritual renewal for the church and as an occasion for Christians separated from Rome to join in search for reunion.
Start of Pope Francis' Papacy
3/13/2013 - Present
Pope Francis has already made a lasting legacy, with his descisions reflecting our modern culture.
Saint Brigid of Kildare
453 - 524
St. Brigid of Kildare is the patron saint of our school and parish. She helped convert Ireland to Christianity.
Saint Thomas Aquinas
1225 - 3/7/1274
Saint Thomas Aquinas is a Doctor of the Church, and is most known for solving many internal arguments the Church had. People who follow his teachings are called "Thomists"
St. Joseph of Cupertino
June 17 1603 - September 18 1663
St. Joseph of Cupertino, also known as the "Flying Friar" lived a hard life. Despite this, he was gifted by God and was able to levitate, fly, and he even led a mass for sheep when nobody showed up at the chapel.
Saint Pedro Calungsod
July 21, 1654 - April 2, 1672
Saint Pedro Calungsod is a saint from Guam, who was martyred.
St. Joseph of Cupertino Beatification
24 February 1753
St. Joseph of Cupertino was Beatified by Pope Benedict XIV
St. Joseph of Cupertino Canonization
July 16 1767
Saint Joseph of Cupertino was Canonized by Pope Clement XIII
Saint Damian De Veuster
3 January 1840 - 15 April 1889
Saint Damian De Veuster helped cure lepracy in Hawaii.
Saint Pope John Paul II the Great (Papacy)
10/16/1978 - 4/2/2005
Saint Pope John Paul II the Great was pope from 1978 to 2005. In that time, he achived many great things.