Jesus ascended in to heaven body and soul 40 days after his Resurrection.
Jesus resurrected on this day (Easter Sunday). We celebrate his Resurrection every year.
This was when Pentecost happened. This is also known as the birthday of the church.
Edict of Milan
The Edict of Milan was a proclamation that allowed Christianity to continue in the Roman Empire.
The Great Schism
The Schism was a break in our church. Now there is the Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic Church.
1517 - 1648
This was when the Protestant Reformation occurred. It was lead by Martin Luther
Papacy of Saint John Paul II the Great
1978 - 2005
This was the time frame for when Pope John Paul II was pope. He was the 264th pope. He was the co-patron of Word Youth Day.
Papacy of Pope Francis
March 13, 2013 - Present
This was when Pope Francis was elected Pope and still is to this current day.
Saints and Doctors of the Church
St. Jerome's life
331 AD - 420 AD
St. Francis is a Doctor of the Church. He is the patron saint of Librarians and his feast day is September 30.
St. Brigid of Kildare's life
450 AD - 525 AD
This is the when Brigid lived. She is the patron saint of milkmaids, mothers, our school, our church and babies.
Saint Thomas Aquinas life
1225 AD - 1274 AD
This is the time when Thomas Aquinas lived. He is the patron saint of all educational establishments.
St. Francis de Sales life
August 21, 1567 - December 28, 1622
St. Francis is a Doctor of the Church. He is the patron of Catholic writers. the Catholic press, the deaf, journalists and adult education.
St. Kateri Tekakwitha's life
1656 - April 17, 1680
This is the time from when this American saint lived. She was born in New York and died in Canada. She was beatified June 22, 1980.
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seaton's life
August 28, 1774 - January 4, 1821
This was the time from from when Elizabeth lived. She is an american saint and the patron saint of in-law problems, against the death of children, widows, death of parents and opposition of Church authorities.
St. Gianna Beretta Molla Life
October 4 1922 - April 28 1962
This is the time frame from when Gianna lived. She is the patron saint of mothers, physicians, and unborn children. She also is my Confirmation saint I chose.
St. Gianna Beretta Molla Beatification Date
April 24 1994
This was the date Gianna was beatified in the Catholic Church by Pope John Paul II.
St. Gianna Beretta Molla Cannonization Date
May 16 2004
This was the date Gianna was canonized. Her feast day is April 28.
Council of Nicaea
This is the year where the Council of Nicaea met. They met in Nicaea. It was the first council of the church.
Council of Constantinople
This is when the Council of Constantinople met. They were called together in Constantinople by the Roman Emperor Theodosius I. Their major topics were about the Nicene Creed.
Council of Ephesus
This is when the Council of Ephesus met. They met in Ephesus and were called together by Roman Emperor Theodosius II.
Council of Chalcedon
This is when the Council of Chalcedon met. It was the fourth ecumenical council and held in Chalcedon.
Council of Trent
1545 AD - 1563 AD
This was the time span for when the Council of Trent met. This was a session with 30 bishops and it took 18 years to complete this.
First Vatican Council
1869 AD - 1870 AD
This is when the First Vatican Council met. This First Vatican Council strengthened the authority of the Pope. It also spurred a great internal spiritual renewal of the church and made Catholicism a strong world force to be reckoned with.
Second Vatican Council
1962 AD - 1965 AD
This is when the Second Vatican Council met. The purpose of this council was to update the church's response to what was currently happening in the world. The Bishops called on the Church to advance the dignity of human beings.