Spanish ascetic, mystic, carmelite nun, and saint. Co-founded reformed Carmelite order. Patron saint..
1380 – Thomas a Kempis, born in Kempen, Germany. He was a Renaissance Roman Catholic monk and author of Imitation of Christ, one of the best known Christian books on devotion. 1392 – Reached Deventer when he was barely twelve years old, was taught by a dame the beginnings of his learning, and in a ..
1892 – Born on April 15th in Haarlem, in the Netherlands. – She also became the first licensed woman watchmaker in the Netherlands. 1940 – On May 10th, Nazi armies invaded the Netherlands. German soldiers, having overtaken the country, inundated ten Boom’s Haarlem. – With family, helped shelter Jews from Nazis ..
1910 – Born on August 26th in sküb, Ottoman Empire [Skopje, Macedonia]. Indian philanthropist and religious leader. 1928 – Agnes left home in September, for the Loreto Convent in Rathfarnam (Dublin), Ireland, where she was admitted as a postulant on October 12th and received the name of Teresa, after her patroness, St. Therese of Lisieux. ..
155 – Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus, anglicized as Tertullian was born this year in Carthage known today as Tunisia. He denounced Christian doctrines he considered heretical, but later in life adopted views that came to be regarded as heretical themselves. He was the first great writer of Latin Christianity, thus sometimes known as the "father ..
French anthropologist, Jesuit clergyman, paleontologist, and theologian ordained Jesuit priest 1911 co-discovered Peking Man 1929 interpreted biological evolution as concurrent with divine creation, with endpoint of evolution corresponding to second coming of Christ identified human consciousness as evolutionary catalyst, while identifying entropy with evil and sin wrote "Phenomenon of Man" ..
1881 – Born on the 15th of October in Exeter, Devonshire, England. 1896-1902 – Served as archbishop of Canterbury. 1909 – The younger Temple lectured in philosophy at Queen’s College, Oxford, and was ordained to the priesthood. 1910 – Headmaster of Repton School. 1914–1917 – He became the leader of the Life and Liberty movement, ..
1465 – Born in Pirna, Saxony. 1509 – Tetzel was appointed inquisitor for Poland and later for Saxony. 1503-1510 – His experiences as a preacher of indulgences, led to his appointment as commissary by Albert, archbishop of Mainz, who, deeply in debt to pay for a large accumulation of benefices, had to contribute a considerable ..
1934 – Born on the 14th of March. 1957 – Studying in local seminaries, he was ordained a priest on the 28th of June by Archbishop Giovanni Battista Montini. 1989 – He served in the Archdiocese of Milan until the 1st of July, when Pope John Paul II named Tettamanzi archbishop of Ancona-Osimo. 1991 – ..
1821 – He was born on the 2nd day of May this year in Lexington district, Virginia, United States of America. 1843 – He taught school in rural Virginia before being accepted in this year at the Baltimore Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church as a candidate for the ministry. 1849 – ..