Add to favourites
News Local and Global in your language
19th of November 2018

Moral Values

8 Beloved saints who were also veterans

Looking at these remarkable men and women, we can see it takes courage to be a soldier -- and a saint. Click here to launch the slideshow

With Veterans Day fast approaching, we have an opportune moment to reflect on some remarkable holy men and women who not only picked up their sword to serve their country, but who often did so for a higher purpose: their Christian faith.

Some of these saints felt impelled to sign up to military service after receiving spiritual visions, while others joined the forces to help spread the Word of God. Most, however, found their spiritual calling during, or after, their years as a soldier. Nonetheless, the lives of these eight saints reveal that the courage they displayed as soldiers would prepare them for the persecution and various challenges they would later face as Christians.

Read More

Leave A Comment

More News

Crisis Magazine – Worldwide

First Things RSS Feed - Web

CNA Daily News

Catholic Journal

EWTN News - World Catholic

NRL News Today

The Imaginative Conservative

National Catholic Reporter -

Disclaimer and is not the owner of these news or any information published on this site.