Pentecost is considered as birthday of the Church. It was when the Holy Spirit came down on the Apostles and they could speak all tongues.
Three days after Jesus' death, he rose again from the dead. Mary Magdalene was the first witness of the resurrected Jesus.
This is a proclamation that permanently established religious toleration for Christianity in the roman empire.
This was the break of connection between the Eastern Orthodox and the Roman Catholic Church.
This was a break from the Catholic church initiated by Martin Luther
Saint Pope John Paul II the Great was born on May 18, 1920 in Poland and died on April 2, 2005 in Vatican City. His feast day is October 22.
Pope Francis began his papacy on March 13, 2013. He was born in Argentina on December 17, 1936.
The Council of Nicea was the first ecumenical council to be held in the Christian Church.
150 people attended this council. It was the second ecumenical council.
This council was in Ephesus with Christian bishops.
This council was held from October 8 to November 1, 451. This was the fourth ecumenical council.
This council was held from 1545 to 1563 in northern Italy. It is considered as one of the most important council in Church history. It is embodied as the Counter-Reformation.
20th ecumenical council. Convened by Pope Pius IX.
21st Ecumenical council. Announced by Pope John XXIII on January 25, 1959
St. Jerome was a priest, confessor, theologian, and historian. He died in Bethlehem at the age 73.
St. Augustine was a philosopher and and theologian. He is also a doctor of the Church
Saint Brigid is a Congregationalist saint. She was born in Fraught, Ireland. Her feast day is February 1st.
St. Thomas Aquinas is a doctor of the Church who created many important writings of the Church. His feast day is January 28. It was March 7 until 1969.
St. Teresa of Avila was canonized in the year 1622. Teresa devoted her life to prayer and writings that led to her becoming a Doctor of the Church. She also was a carmelite nun and prayed always to God
Saint Teresa was canonized by Pope Gregory XV
St. Marianne Cope is a North-American Saint. She was canonized on October 12, 2012.
St. Katharine Drexel is a North-American Saint. She was an American heiress, religious sister, and an educator. Her feast day is March 3.