First Ecumenical Council held in Nicea. Attended by 318 Bishops and Emperor Constantine. The discussed the Nicene Creed and rejected the teachings of Arius.
The second Ecumenical held in Constantinople. The council rejected the teachings of the Macedonians, who denied the divinity of the Holy Spirit.
The third Ecumenical Council held in Ephesus, Turkey. The council declared Mary as the Mother of God.
The fourth Ecumenical held in Chalcedon, Turkey. The council condemned the teachings of Monophysitism, which said that Jesus wasn't one person: Human and Divine.
The fifth council held in Trent. The actual work only lasted three years as the members of the council worked on defining the key doctrines of the church.
The First Vatican Council lasted eleven years. The council confirmed papal authority and infallibility.
Pope John XXIII opened the Second Vatical Council in 1962. The church needed a major "update".
The Holy Spirit descends unto the Apostles and they are filled with the strength to go out and spread the word. They are able to speak in many tongues and about 3,000 people are baptized.
Jesus rose from the dead after three days. He rose to help save us from sin and to help teach the Apostles how to start the Church.
Jesus is crucified on the cross by Pontius Pilate. He carries his cross to Golgotha. He is crucified alongside two other criminals. One mocks him and the others asks to be with him in heaven.
Emperor Constantine frees the Church. He had a vision of Christ and God helped him win the battle of Constantine. Later Rome would declare religious Tolerance.
The Great Schism and the Schism of 1054, was the break of communion between what are now the Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches.
Protestant Reformation and the European Reformation, was a schism from the Roman Catholic Church initiated by Martin Luther and continued by John Calvin, Huldrych Zwingli, and other early Protestant Reformers in 16th Century.
Pope Saint John Paul II, born Karol Józef Wojtyła, was Pope from 1978 to 2005. He is called by some Catholics Saint John Paul the Great.
Pope Francis is the 266th and current Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, a title he holds ex officio as Bishop of Rome, and sovereign of Vatican City.
St. Augustine was born in the year 354 AD in the city of Thagaste. Augustine would go on to be an early Christian theologian and philosopher whose writings influenced the development of Western Christianity and Western philosophy.
St. Agustine died in the year 430 AD in the city of Hippo. Augustine's feast day is on the 28th of August.
St. Brigid was born in Ireland in the year 450 AD. She would become a saint who was very devoted to helping the poor.
St. Brigid died in the year 525 AD. Her feast day is on February 1st.
St. Thomas Aquinas was born in Italy in the year 1195. He was an Italian Dominican friar, a Catholic priest, and a Doctor of the Church. His writing, the "Summa Theologica" has had an incredible effect on the Church.
St. Thomas Aquinas died in the year 1225 AD. His feast day is on January 28th.
St. Anthony was born in the year 1231. He would go on the be a devoted evangelist for the Church and a Doctor of the Chruch.
St. Anthony was canonized in Spoleto, Italy by Pope Gregory IX
St. Anthony died in the year 1274 in Italy. His feast day is on June 13th.
St. John of the cross was born in Italy in the year 1542. He was a major figure of the Counter-Reformation.
St. John of the cross died in the year 1591 in Italy. His feast day is December 14th.
St. Kateri was born in modern-day New York in the year 1656. Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, given the name Tekakwitha, baptized as Catherine and informally known as Lily of the Mohawks, was an Algonquin–Mohawk laywoman.
St. Kateri died in 1680 in Canada. Her feast day is April 17th.
Elizabeth Ann Seton was born in the year 1774 in New York. She was the first native-born citizen of the United States to be canonized by the Roman Catholic Church. Elizabeth is the patron saint of Colic schools.
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton died in the year 1821. Her feast day is January 4th.