Church History

Events

The Ascension

33 AD

It is the feast of our Lord. It commemorates the Christian belief of the bodily Ascension of Jesus into heaven.

The Resurrection of Jesus

33 AD

The Resurrection of Jesus. It is when Jesus rose from the dead.

Resurrection of Jesus

33 AD

Paul's Conversion

Approx. 35 AD

Saul was nearing his journey to Damascus. While a bright light shown from above saying to Saul "Saul, Saul. Why do you persecute me?"

The Council of Jerusalem

Approx. 50 AD

A delegation, led by the apostle Paul and his friend Barnabas, who was appointed to confer with the elders of the church in Jerusalem.

The Gospel of Mark

Approx. 65 AD - 70 AD

A religious text that was put into the bible. Written by the apostle Mark. Mark's Gospel was written for the Gentiles aka non-Jewish catholics

Paul Martyred in Rome

Approx. 65 AD

The apostle Paul died believing in his faith. Nobody really knows the true way how Paul died.

Peter Martyred In Rome

Approx. 67 AD

Pope Peter died in believing in his faith. No one really knows how Pope Peter died.

The Gospel Luke

Approx. 80 AD - Approx. 85 AD

The Gospel of Luke is the third of the four canonical Gospels. It tells of the origins, birth, ministry, atonement, death, resurrection, and ascension of Jesus Christ. Luke's Gospel was written for the Greek Gentiles. It teaches people how to be a good Christian.

The Gospel of Matthew

Approx. 80 AD

The Gospel of Matthew was written in Hebrew. Also the writer does not claim he was a witness to the actions done in this part of Gospel. Matthew's Gospel was written for the Jewish Christians.

The Gospel of John

Approx. 90 AD

John's gospel started with the origin of Jesus' mission. John is also not known as the John the Baptist in this part of the bible. John's Gospel was written for everyone.

Edict of Milan

313 AD

This Council, the first Ecumenical Council of the Catholic Church, was held in order to bring out the true teaching of the Church as opposed by the heresy of Arius.
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Council of Nicea

325 AD

This Council, the first Ecumenical Council of the Catholic Church, was held in order to bring out the true teaching of the Church as opposed by the heresy of Arius.
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Council of Constantinople

381 AD

Held twenty years after the third General Council, this was to answer the Eutychian or Monophysite heresy and affirm the doctrine of two natures in Christ
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Council of Ephesus

431 AD

The third General Council of the Church defined the Catholic dogma that the Blessed Virgin is the Mother of God and presented the teaching of the truth of one divine person in Christ. The Council was convened against the heresy of Nestorius.
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Council of Chalcedon

451 AD

Held twenty years after the third General Council, this was to answer the Eutychian or Monophysite heresy and affirm the doctrine of two natures in Christ.
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Eastern and Western Schism

1054 AD

Schism of 1054, also called East-West Schism, event that precipitated the final separation between the Eastern Christian churches (led by the patriarch of Constantinople, Michael Cerularius) and the Western church (led by Pope Leo IX).
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St. Ignatius of Loyola

Approx. 1491

Stories : Inigo was a superior general in an army. He was killed by blood loss by a giant cannonball that was shot during the war. He was later recognized for his leadership as a general in the army at his burial ceremony.

Symbols : A shield and a sword as the crest of the shield

Beatification Date : July 27, 1607, By Paul V
Canonization Date : March 29, 1629, By Gregory XV

Patronage : Military Ordinariate of the Philippines

St. Ignatius of Loyola

Approx. 1491 - Approx. 1556

Inigo died in war and it was a painful death. He was shot by a cannonball and it blew off his leg causing a massive blood loss to happen leading to his death. He died in the year 1556. He lived to be 65 years old.

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

August 28, 1774 - January 4, 1821

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton was the first person born in the United States to be canonized a saint.
Patronages include bakers, countesses, death of children, falsely accused, the homeless, nursing services, Tertiary, widows, and young brides.
Feast Day : January 4th
Beatification Date :
Canonized in the year of September 14, 1975 over 100 years after she died.

Marianne Cope

January 23, 1838 - August 9, 1918

One of her miracles was when she was working with the sick, she did not gain any sickness. It was a miracle that she did not get sick at all.
One symbol is schools and school chidren
She is the patron saint of nuns and school children
Feast Day is January 23
Canonized October 21, 2012
Beatified May 14, 2005 by Pope Benedict XVl