Church History



33 AD

Pentecost is celebrated 50 days after Easter Sunday. It is when the 12 apostles and Mary received the Holy Spirit and got courage to go and preach the lord.

Jesus Death and resurrection

april 3, 33 AD

Jesus approximately died April 3 and resurrected April 5 in 33 AD. Jesus Died for us and for our sins. He did this so we could be in heaven with him.

Edict of Milan


Edict of Milan was a political agreement concluded in Milan between the Roman emperors Constantine I and Licinius. It is also when Christians could go out and practice there religion freely with out getting persecuted.

Great Chrism


The Great Schism is when the break of communion between what are now the Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches, which has lasted since the 11th century.

Protestant Reformation

1517 - 1648

the Protestant reformation is a schism from the Roman Catholic Church initiated by Martin Luther and continued by John Calvin, Huldrych Zwingli. It is when the Church was abusing its powers and Martin Luther got made and broke away and formed the Protestants.

Saints and Doctors of the Church

St. Augustine of Hippo

354 - 430

St. Augustine of Hippo is the patron of brewer because of his dramatic conversion from loose living, parties, entertainment, and worldly ambitions to a opposite person of praying and meditation.

St Brigid of Kildare's Life

451 AD - 525 AD

St. Brigid of kildare was born in kildare, Ireland. St. Brigid helped the poor, mother and others in need. She is a good role model and example of not being selfish.

St. Thomas Aquinas

1225 - march 7, 1274

St. Thomas Aquinas was an Italian Dominican friar, Catholic priest, and Doctor of the Church. He was an immensely influential philosopher, theologian, and jurist in the tradition of scholasticism, and I am a Tho-mist

Birthday and death of Robert Bellarmine

Oct 4, 1542 - Sept 17, 1621

St. Robert Bellarmine lived his life writing books to teach Catholics the real beliefs that Jesus tough us. This is important because we could have still bin learning heresy if it wasn't for st. Robert.

St. Francis de Sales

august 21, 1567 - December 28, 1622

St. Francis de Sales was a Bishop and doctor of the the Church. He was intelligent and gentle. God also made him self clear to Francis because he made Francis fall of his horse three times. Every time he fell over his sword fell out of his saber and it formed the shape of a Christian cross. He also argued with his dad when he told him he would become a priest. He also lived during the protestant reformation.

St. John Neumann

1811 - 1860

St. John Neumann was a Bishop of Philadelphia. He was a immigrant and a founder of us diocesan catholic school system.

Mother Katherine Drexel

1858 - 1955

She gave all her wealth and money away to take care for the poor Native american and Africans. opened schools and a university.

Beautification of St. Robert Bellarmine

13 May 1923

St. Robert Bellarmine was beautified by Pope Pius XI he was getting closer to become a saint.

Canonization of St. Robert Bellarmine

29 June 1930

Pope Pius XI canonized St. Robert Bellarmine because he had finished the Canonization process. St. Robert also became a important Doctor of the Church.

Papacy of Saint Pope John Paul II the Great

1978 - 2005

This is when Karol Józef Wojtyła became Pope and then was called Pope John Paul II. He also became the first non-Italian Pope in more than 400 years.

Papacy of Pope Francis

March 13, 2013 - Present

This is when Jorge Mario Bergoglio took the new role and name of Pope Francis. This when Pope Francis became Pope.

Church Councils

Counsil of Nicea

325 AD

First ecumenical council of the Christian church, meeting in ancient Nicaea. Christology issue of the divine nature of the God the Son and his relationship to God the Father, the construction of the first part of the Nicene Creed, establishing uniform observance of the date of Easter, and promulgation of early canon law.

Council of Constantinople

381 AD

The second ecumenical was held in 381 AD in Constantinople. This council rejected the teachings of the Macedonians, who denied the divinity of the Holy Spirit. This council stated that the Holy Spirit is consubstantiation with the Father and the Son

Council of Ephesus

431 AD

It was the third ecumenical council that was held in Ephesus 431 AD. Ephesus is also in Turkey. The council condemned the Nestorius, show said that there were two separate persons in the incarnate Christ. He is a divine and human person.

Council of Chalcedon

451 AD

The fourth great ecumenical council was held in Chalcedon in 481 AD. Chalcedon is also in Turkey. Council condemned Monophyistic, which said that Jesus has only one nature which is a combination of his divine nature and his human nature

Council of Trent

1545 AD - 1563 AD

30 bishops gathered at the first secession of the council of Trent. During the council of Trent defined key doctrines of the Church, the necessity of scripture and tradition, the importance of good works both aided by grace, the seven sacraments, the hierarchical Church, the divine institution of the priesthood, transubstantiation and the sacrificial character of the mass.

First Vatican Council

1869 AD - 1870 AD

The Pope had lost political power, but he vastly expended his spiritual domain. It was also the twelfth ecumenical council.Twentieth ecumenical council of the Roman Catholic Church. Convened by Pope Pius IX to refute various contemporary ideas associated with the rise of liberalism and materialism, it is chiefly remembered for its declaration of papal infallibility.

Second Vatican Council

1962 AD - 1965 AD

Pope John XXIII opened the thirteen ecumenical Council. The purpose was to "aggiornamento" an "updating" that would be a pastoral response of the Church to the contemporary needs of the modern world.