3 days after Jesus died rose from the dead. Mary Magdalene found Jesus’ tomb empty with an Angel and was shocked. Jesus was alive again and appeared to Mary first. This day is known as Easter Sunday.
This happened 40 days after Easter Sunday. On this day the body and soul of Jesus went to heaven.
Saul was someone who hated Christians and persecuted them. On the way to Damascus he was blinded by a light and God spoke to him. Saul then chose to convert and his name became Paul. After that, he spread the word of God.
This was a meeting the Christian apostles attended in Jerusalem. They had this meeting to keep peace in the Church. The issue was that gentiles had to follow Jewish laws in order to be a christian. At the council of Jerusalem they said that gentiles didn't have to do that.
Jesus is portrayed as someone who had real human emotions and someone in a rush. Mark wrote it for gentiles.
Paul was beheaded by the Romans. He was murdered under the command of Nero. At the time the were killing many Christians in Rome.
Peter was going to be killed on the cross like Jesus. Peter requested that he be crucified upside down on the cross instead.
Jesus is shown as someone who cares for everyone and is a loving person in general. Luke wrote this for the Greek gentiles.
Written for the Jews. He portrayed Jesus as someone who was a Jewish teacher and promised messiah.
John showed that Jesus was divine. This gospel was written for Everyone.
Before the Edict of Milan, the Eastern Empire didn't have religious toleration. Christians were persecuted for their faith. Then Constantine resolved this when he became emporer. The Christian Church became the national church of Rome.
The Arians thought Jesus divine but he was inferior to God still. This council was two months and 12 days long. The Nicene creed was created at this council. People who were present include Pope Sylvester, Constantine, and 318 bishops. After this council, they concluded that Jesus is Gad and Equal to God.
The Apollinarian group believed Jesus had two different parts. They also thought the Holy Spirit wasn't divine.n This decided the holy spirit came from God and the son. They added a line to Nicene creed about it. They did this to stop the hercey on the holy spirit.
Nestorians thought Mary wasn't the mother of God but just the mother of Jesus. A lot was discussed at this council. They announced Mary to be the Mother of God. They gave a defintion to the unity of Christ. Lastly they restored the accusation against Pelagius.
The Monophysites believed that Jesus' divinity took over his human side. This council clarified our belief in Christ's divinity. They defined it as Christ being of human nature and completely divine all in one. The pope at the time was Leo the great.
St. Brigid's feast day is Feb. 1st. She was canonized on October 7th, 1391 by Boniface. Brigid is the patron saint of milkmaids,children, midwifes and Ireland. She founded a religious home for men and woman in Kildare, Ireland.
She is still remembered for her work in the church to this day. She is also known for her miracles like the miracle of the cloak. Brigid went to the king asking for land so she could build her monastery. The king said no and would not give her any land. Brigid asked him to give her as much land as her cloak could cover and he agreed thinking it would be useless. She then told the people with her to each grab a corner and walk in different directions. They cloak began to grow and spread to give her more than enough land to build her monastery.
This was between the Greek and Latin church. It divided the christian faith into Western and Eastern groups. The cause was disputes of papal authority. The west was Roman Catholics and the east was Orthodoxy.
Sept. 14th, 1975
First American Born Saint
Patroness of Catholic Schools
Canonized July 7th, 1946
Patron Of Immigrants
Born in Italy