Tag: saint

  • SC 146, Servant of God Jerome Lejeune, Physician, Pro-life advocate

    http://traffic.libsyn.com/saintcast/SaintCast_Episode_146_Servant_of_God_Jerome_Lejeuene.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download In the wake of the 42nd annual March for Life, we revisit the life and work of Servant of God Jerome Lejeune, French geneticist and pediatrician.  The first to discover the genetic basis of a disease, Trisomy 21 or Down syndrome. Lejeune was a tireless defender of human […]

  • SC 145 Pope St. Celestine V, “The Pope who Quit”

    http://traffic.libsyn.com/saintcast/SC145.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download On February 27, Pope Benedict XVI addressed the faithful in his last General Audience saying, “The Lord is calling me to ‘climb the mountain’, to devote myself to prayer and meditation.” In that moment, I believe he was giving a nod to one of his predecessors, who truly […]

  • SC 141, Be My Methodius, Bl. Niels Stensen

    Be my Cyril or Methodius?  We naturally think of today as St. Valentine’s Day. In today’s SaintCast we learn of the alternate feast day patrons, Cyril and Methodius, as well as the other Saints celebrated on the liturgical calendar this week. …