Saints and Heroes

Chiara Luce Badano

Chiara Luce Badano

(Entered Heaven October 1990) Chiara Badano was only 18 years old when she died in 1990. She was born in northern Italy. Her parents had always wanted children, but had been unable to conceive until Chiara, eleven years into their marriage. Chiara’s arrival brought them great joy. Her parents had a strong Catholic faith, and […]

Blessed Peter To Rot

Blessed Peter To Rot

(1912-1945) Defended marriage, ‘til death did him part…! Peter, the son of a tribal chief, was one of the first of his tribe to become Christian. His family was from Papua New Guinea, in the South Pacific. He was always very smart, and was always a leader, both in school, and at sports. When he […]