Tag: Pope Benedict

  • St. Elizabeth of Hungary

    St. Elizabeth of Hungary

    Today, November 17, is the Feast Day of St. Elizabeth of Hungary (1207-1231). As the child of Hungarian immigrants, my upbringing included many tales and legends of relevant people throughout Hungary’s storied history, one of whom was St. Elizabeth of Hungary.

  • Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano

    Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano

    Today, November 9 marks the anniversary of the Feast of the Dedication of the Basilica of Saint John Lateran, the oldest and the highest ranking of the four major basilicas in Rome (the other three are St. Peter, St. Paul, and St. Mary Major).