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Biblical Figures Series

The God Who Hears: The Story of St. Lazarus

On July 29, we celebrate the feast day of St. Martha, in addition to her siblings, St. Mary, and St.…

Joseph: God’s Providence and the Power of Forgiveness

Many are familiar with the story of Joseph; with family drama, a colorful tunic, and bizarre dreams, it stands out among…

God’s Faithfulness in Infertility: The Story of Hannah

One of the strong female figures in the Old Testament, Hannah demonstrates the power of trusting in God and His…

The Samaritan Woman: New Life in Christ

The story of the Samaritan woman, also known as the woman at the well, draws our attention to the central…

Elijah: A Faithful Prophet in a Time of Adversity

Elijah was a mighty prophet during a turbulent time in Israel’s history…

Biblical Figures: Elisha, Miracle Worker

The successor to Elijah, Elisha served as a prophet and miracle worker during a tumultuous time in Israel’s history. Though…

What Can We Learn from Noah?

In the latest Biblical Figures post, the story of Noah and the Flood demonstrates both the gravity of God’s justice and the promise of His salvation.

Living with Lions: The Story of Daniel

This post is the fifth installment in the Basilica’s Biblical Figures series, which highlights the stories of the individuals throughout the…

“For Such a Time as This” – the Story of Esther

This post is the fourth installment in the Basilica’s Biblical Figures series, which highlights the stories of the individuals throughout…

A Testament to God’s Deliverance: Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego

Even when king heated his furnace to seven times the usual temperature, none of the flames could touch Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego.