As we head into the fall, we are also heading into an important time for sports: the beginning of the football, basketball, and hockey seasons, and the end of the baseball season. This is a favorite time of year for sports fans and athletes alike.
Going back to school for a new academic year can be exciting, nerve-wracking, or something you dread—or a little bit of each. Whether you are a teacher or a student, or you just want to pray for those involved in education, try praying to these 6 saints who were devoted to teaching and learning.
Making the sign of the cross is very familiar to Catholics. It is one of the first things we learn about the faith. But what does it really mean to make the sign of the cross? Where does this practice come from?