Episode 12 - SoG Carmelina Tarantino of the Cross

We are all called to be saints. What does it take to be a saint? Virtue! But virtue can look different as it’s a unique expression of God’s work in one’s life. Because God is the ultimate judge of one’s character, the Catholic Church takes identifying saints very seriously. The first step is declaring someone as a Servant of God, meaning they are being investigated for sainthood. Join the Social to learn the story of this incredible woman from Toronto who bears this title!

Episode 9 - St. Josephine Bakhita

It’s an unfortunate reality that we all encounter suffering. Why do we consider saints to be heroic? Because through their reliance on God and His graces, they rise beyond their suffering, and in doing so show us how to do the same. Come check out the story of St. Josephine Bakhita, a woman who was taken into slavery, and through her witness to the love of God, shows us what it looks like to grateful for everything that leads us closer to Him… including our suffering.