Church History

Events

Pentecost

33 AD

This was the first birthday of the Catholic Church.

Jesus' Resurrection and Ascension

33 AD

This was the year in which Jesus rose from the dead and ascended into Heaven.

Edict of Milan

313

This was the year in which Constantine declared Christianity the main religion of Rome.

The Great Schism

1378 - 1417

This was the time in which the Great Schism was taking place.

The Protestant Reformation

1517 - 1648

This was the time in which the Protestant Reformation took place.

Saints, Doctors of the Church, and Popes

St. Agnes' Lifetime

291 - 304

This was the time in which St. Agnes was alive.

St. Leo the Great (Doctor of the Church)

390 - 461

This was the time in which Leo was alive.

St. Brigid of Kildare Life

451 - 525

This was the time in which Brigid was alive.

St. Gregory the Great (Doctor of the Church)

540 - 604

This was the time in which Gregory was alive.

St. Thomas Aquinas' Life

1226 - 1274

This was the time in which Thomas was alive.

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton's Life

August 28, 1774 - January 4, 1821

This was the time in which Elizabeth was alive.

St. Katharine Drexel's Birthday

November 26, 1858

This is the day that St. Katharine Drexel was born.

St. Katharine Drexel's Death

March 3, 1955

This is the day of St. Katharine Drexel's death.

Papacy of St. Pope John Paul II the Great

1978 - 2005

This was the time that John Paul was our Pope.

St. Katharine Drexel's Beatification

November 20, 1988

This is the day that St. Katharine Drexel was beatified.

St. Katharine's Drexel's Canonization

October 1, 2000

This is the day that St. Katharine Drexel was canonized.

Papacy of Pope Francis

March 13, 2013 - Present

Pope Francis has been serving as our pope for 4 years now.

Church Councils

Council of Nicaea

325 AD

This is the year the Council of Nicaea took place.

Council of Constantinople

381 AD

This was the year the Council of Constantinople took place.

Council of Ephesus

431 AD

This was the year the Council of Ephesus took place.

Council of Chalcedon

451 AD

This was the year the Council of Chalcedon took place.

Council of Trent

1545 - 1563

This was the time span of the Council of Trent.

First Vatican Council

1869 - 1870

This was the time span of the First Vatican Council.

Second Vatican Council

1962 - 1965

This was the time span of the Second Vatican Council.