Church History

Saints and Doctors of the church

St. Athanasius

296 - 373

A Doctor of the Church and was born 296 and died 323.

St. Ephraem the Syrian

306 - 373

Doctor of the Church and was born 306 and died at 373.

Saint Brigid of Kildare birth and death

451 - 525

Saint Brigid was born in Kildare of Ireland and she was slave. Ste was owned by her Father as a slave.

Saint Thomas Aquinas Birth and Death

1225 - 1274

Saint Thomas Aquinas was born in Roccasecca Italy and later became Italian Dominican friar, Catholic priest, and Doctor of the Church.

st.John Neumann

1811 - 1860

he was a american saint born 1811 and died 1860.

St Katharine Drexel

1856 - 1955

american saint and was born 1856 and died 1955.

Church Councils

Council of Nicea


First ecumenical of the christian church meeting in ancient Nicaea.It was called by emperor Constantine.

Council of Constaninople

381 AD

was a council of christian bishops convened in Constantinople in AD 381 by the Romans.

Council of Ephesus

431 AD

this council was about christian bishop convened in Ephesus. In AD 431 by the Roman Emperor.

Council of Chalcedon

451 AD

church council held from October 8 to November 1, AD 451, at Chalcedony. The Council is numbered as the fourth ecumenical council by the Great Church.

Council of Trent

1545 - 1563 AD

held between 1545 and 1563 in Trento and Bologna, northern Italy, was one of the Roman Catholic Church's most important ecumenical councils.

First Vatican Council

1869 - 1870 AD

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 - 1965 AD

This was the 21st council called by Pope John Paul XXIII and it lasted 3 years. Supposed was to update the comptemporay needs of the modern world.



33 AD

Pentecost is just the birthday of the church and the Holy Spirit will come over the apostles and other followers of Christ.

jesus' Resurrection and ascension

33 AD

Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It occurs 39 days after Easter Sunday.
resurrection of Jesus on Easter Sunday, two days after Good Friday, the day of his crucifixion.

Edict of Milan

313 AD

Edict of Milan, a proclamation that permanently established religious toleration for Christianity within the Roman Empire. It was the outcome of a political agreement concluded in Milan in February 313.

Great Schism

1378 - 1417

Great Schism may refer to: The EastWest Schism, between the Eastern Church and the Western Church in 1054. The Western Schism, a split within the Roman Catholic Church that lasted from 1378 to 1417.

protestant reformation

1517 - 1648

The Protestant reformation was a schism from the Roman Catholic church initiated by Martin Luther.

papacy of saint pope John Paul II the Great

1978 - 2005

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.

papacy of Pope Francis


Pope Francis is the current pope of the Roman Catholic Church and was a ex bishop .