Peter Jesserer Smith

Thumbnail 20140724cm00939 A holy marriage gave the Church a community of native saints, and St. Kateri Tekakwitha

Holy marriages of Catholic men and women, united in their love of Jesus Christ, can produce an entire community of saints and change the course of...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 257823475 A proven path to holiness: Mentoring a saint

Two stories from the first evangelization of North America reveal how mentoring a younger person in knowing and loving Jesus Christ can both help...

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Thumbnail sequoia sierra Runway to holiness? Young entrepreneur finds vocation in liturgical design

Los Angeles is one of the fashion capitals of the world, where for many Catholics, the path to holiness can be found walking down the runway, or...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 411820201 St. Kateri and the Four Holy Martyrs from Kahnawake

The United States is a land drenched with the blood of Catholic martyrs — most of them lay men, women, and children from American Indian...

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Thumbnail kateri tekakwitha St. Kateri Tekakwitha: Our Saint for All Seasons

Three hundred years have passed since St. Kateri Tekakwitha walked the earth, but her life resonates with Catholics even today. In her 24 short...

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