Jesus rose from the dead on Holy Saturday and Ascended into heaven on the third day, Easter Sunday.
Pentecost is when the Holy Spirit descended on the Apostles after Jesus rose from the dead. The Holy Spirit did this because the Apostles were hiding and not spreading the good news. The Holy Spirit gave them courage.
The edict of Milan gave all persons freedom to worship what they wanted.
The Great Schism is the final separation between the eastern and the western church.
St. Francis of Assisi was canonized in July by his good friend Pope Gregory IX.
This is when Martin Luther broke off from the Catholic Church and formed the Lutheran religion.
Pope John Paul the Great was one of the best popes, so they called him by his name and put the name "Great" after it. His home was in Poland
Pope Francis is the 266th Roman Catholic Church Pope. His home is in Argentina.
First council of Nicea was on July 4th.
It was called by the Roman emperor Theodosius. This is the second council.
Held by the Roman Emperor Theodosius II.
This was the fourth ecumenical council of The Church. A majority of the Christians do not agree with the Council's teachings.
One of The Church's most important councils. Prompted by Protestant reformation.
Convoked by Pope Pius IX.
Announced by Pope John XXIII.
St Brigid of Kildare, our parish patron saint, was born on 451 AD and died on 525 AD. Her feast day is February 1st.
St. Francis is born in 1181. He lived in Assisi in Italy. St. Francis died on October 3rd, 1226.
Saint Thomas Aquinas was a Doctor of the Church.
Robert Bellarmine was a doctor of The Church; this means that he helped the church in some way with Scripture.
Saint Francis de Sales was one of the doctors of The Church. Being a doctor of the Church means that you helped the Church with scripture.
Elizabeth Ann Seton was an American Saint who was the first native born American canonized by the Pope.
Saint John Newman was one of the American saints. He wanted to get ordained in his home town, but all the bishops didn't need any more priests. Instead, he reached out to America, and finally a bishop in new York was willing to ordain him.