Saint Grace is a Catholic saint that was the sister of Saint Maria and Saint Bernard. She was of Muslim descent, but converted to Catholicism.Know More
Saint Grace, along with the help of her brother and sister, worked to help convert their brother, Almanzor, to the Catholic religion. They wanted him to see that the Muslim life was not the right option and that the Catholic church would be able to help save his soul. Their fourth sibling was fiercely loyal to his Muslim traditions and was not interested in converting. He chose his religion over the blood of his family and turned his family into the authorities. The military authorities martyred Saint Grace in 1180 and the day that a feast commemorates her is the first of June.
The father of Grace, her brothers and her sister was a Muslim Caliph. He was a higher power in the Muslim church and was able to provide the church with nearly everything that his family needed. Being a higher power in a church caused him to become heavily disgraced when the majority of his children decided that Catholicism was the correct way to go. The family never reconciled after the children converted to Catholicism.Learn more about Christianity
According to For Dummies, Catholicism teaches that a person becomes a saint at the instant he enters heaven. Canonization is the process by which the Catholic Church recognizes certain people as saints. Several steps must be followed before canonization can take place, and the process normally does not begin until five years after a person has died.Full Answer >
The Saint Bernese Mountain dog is a cross between the Saint Bernard and the Bernese Mountain Dog. It has a long, silky coat and is black with rust and white colored markings.Full Answer >
Saint Patrick was never canonized by the Catholic Church, but people and churches all around the world view him as a saint for his missionary work. He died on March 17, 460. The date of his death is called Saint Patrick's Day in his honor.Full Answer >
Saint Joshua was a "precongregation" saint, according to Wikipedia. This means there was no system for canonization at the time he lived and served as a disciple of God and a follower of Moses.Full Answer >