Tag Archives: Catholic Mystics

Saint Teresa of Avila’s Bone-chilling Vision of Hell

Many saints and mystics have been given the great grace of a vision of Hell. It is a grace because it brings home in a very real way the unspeakable horrors that unrepentant sin can lead us to. It should … Continue reading

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Saint Bridget of Sweden, pray for us!

St Bridget of Sweden (1303-1373) received extraordinary “Revelations” from the Lord, who nevertheless told her that one must “distinguish between the Scripture inspired by the Holy Spirit and the pious writings of Christians. Only the Gospels canonized by the Church … Continue reading

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Saint Rita of Cascia

  by Msgr. Paul Guerin, 1882 Saint Rita was born in Italy in the late 14th century, near the little city of Cascia, of parents who though advancing in age had no children; she was the fruit of their pious … Continue reading

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