Saint of the Day — Cuthbert — March 20th

Today we honor the feast of Saint Cuthbert. Born around 635, Cuthbert heard his calling when, as a boy, he saw a vision of the soul of Saint Aidan carried to heaven by angels while he was watching his sheep. When he learned that his vision occured at the same moment of Aidan’s death, he…

Saint of the Day — St. Maximilan — March 12th

Today is the feast of Saint Maximilian of Thebeste. Born around the year 275 in what is modern-day Algeria, Maximilian was a Roman citizen. Maximillian’s father was a Roman soldier and so at age 21 he too was required to join the roman army in the year 296. During the third century Catholics were hesitant…

Battle of Lipany – Hussite Wars 1419-1434 – European Wars of Religion DOCUMENTARY

This video was suggested and sponsored by our Patreon supporter Renae Malgrem. Supporting us on Patreon is the best way to propose and sponsor a new video. Although the Catholic Church dominated life in medieval Europe, its power was not unchallenged and was tested by different movements within Christianity. The Hussites were one of these…

Saint of the Day–Louise de Marillac—March 15th

Today is the feast of Saint Louise de Marillac. Louise was born out of wedlock to French nobility in the year 1591. At age 12, with both of her parents now dead, she came under the influence of a close family friend with whom she studied the art of household management and herbal medicines. At…

Reformation and Consequences: Crash Course European History #7

[[TV Window]] Hi I’m John Green, this is Crash Course European History, and today we’re going to watch religious reform spread, while states shape up their operations to make them better adapted to governance. And also making war. Mostly making war. As you’ll recall from our last episode, the Peace of Augsburg was supposed to…

Why Have a Patron Saint?

Stephen calling from Scotland, you are on with Jimmy Akin. Hi, guys, how are you guys doing this afternoon? Very well. Just fine. Great. So I tried calling in last night, but there was just so many calls, just wasn’t able to get to me. So my question is, I had a couple Protestant friends…