Petersburg would eventually be renamed "Leningrad". During the tumultuous years that they had spent abroad, the growing Ursuline community had developed a distinctive charism and apostolate.
Therefore Mother Ursula founded her own Congregation, the Ursuline Sisters of the Heart of Jesus in Agony.
Why do I, or any other human, get sore and cracked heels?
I understand it's less common in men than women – presumably this is down to footwear choices?
An earlier questioner asked how metal blades in wet shavers lost their sharpness so easily on human hair.
One answer said that alternating blades in a razor made each one last longer than if left in place until they became blunt.
Nicholas of Myra, the popular 4th century bishop best known as the inspiration for the modern-day figure of Santa Claus. continue reading More Christian Saints & Heroes Copyright 2017 Catholic Online.
continue reading Josemaria Escriva de Balaguer was born in Barbastro, Spain, on January 9, 1902, the second of six children of Jose and Dolores Escriva.Her older sister, Blessed Maria Teresa Ledóchowska, founded the Missionary Sisters of S.Peter Claver and is affectionately known as the "Mother of Black Africa".As prioress of the convent after the turn of the century, she received a request to found a boarding school for Polish girls in St. Constantine Budkiewicz (a Polish nobleman), extended the invitation, and Pope St. So in 1907 Mother Ursula went with another sister to Russia to found a new convent and work among the Catholic immigrants.Petersburg, Russia, then a cosmopolitan, industrial city. Although the nuns wore lay clothing, they were under constant surveillance by the secret police.
One child wrote: "How beautiful it would be if the Holy Father were to come to Poland." Mother Ursula Ledóchowska died on May 29, 1939 at the general house of her community in Rome. continue reading More Saint of the Day Saint Josephine Margaret Bakhita was born around 1869 in the village of Olgossa in the Darfur region of Sudan.