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Benedictine monk, called Theristus or Â?Harvester.Â? He was of Calabrian lineage, born in Sicily. His mother was a slave of the Saracens. John escaped ...
Posted: February 24, 2020, 12:00 am
Imagine being able to sit at the feet of the apostles and hear their stories of life with Jesus from their own lips. Imagine walking with those who ...
Posted: February 23, 2020, 12:00 am
Margaret of Cortona, penitent, was born in Loviana in Tuscany in 1247. Her father was a small farmer. Margaret's mother died when she was seven years ...
Posted: February 22, 2020, 12:00 am
Bishop and martyr. The bishop of Scythopolis in Galilee. He attended the Council of Chalcedon (451) and took part in the complete triumph of the ...
Posted: February 21, 2020, 12:00 am
Wulfric (d. 1154) + hermit and miracle worker. Born at Compton Martin, near Bristol, England, he became a priest and was excessively materialistic ...
Posted: February 20, 2020, 12:00 am
Alvarez was born in either Lisbon, Portugal, or Cordova, Spain. He entered the Dominican convent at Cordova in 1368. He became known for his ...
Posted: February 19, 2020, 12:00 am
In St. Matthew's Gospel, we read of St. Simon or Simeon who is described as one of our Lord's brethren or kinsmen. His father was Cleophas, St. ...
Posted: February 18, 2020, 12:00 am
Founder and mystic, one of the first Servants of Mary or Servites. The son of a wealthy merchant in Florence, Italy, Alexis and six companions joined ...
Posted: February 17, 2020, 12:00 am
Died in 309, He and four companions, Elias, Isaias, Jeremy and Samuel were Egyptians who visited Christians condemned to work in the mines of Cilicia ...
Posted: February 16, 2020, 12:00 am
Walfrid or Galfrido della Gherardesca was born in Pisa, of which he became a prosperous and honored citizen. He married a wife to whom he was deeply ...
Posted: February 15, 2020, 12:00 am
Click Here for St. Valentine Prayer's Saint Valentine, officially known as Saint Valentine of Rome, is a third-century Roman saint widely celebrated ...
Posted: February 14, 2020, 12:00 am
St. Catherine was born in Florence in 1522. Her baptismal name was Alexandrina, but she took the name of Catherine upon entering religion. From her ...
Posted: February 13, 2020, 12:00 am
He was one of seven Florentines who had joined the Confraternity of the Blessed Virgin (the Laudesi) in a particularly lax period in the city's ...
Posted: February 12, 2020, 12:00 am
Paschal was the son of Bonosus, a Roman. He studied at the Lateran, was named head of St. Stephen's monastery, which housed pilgrims to Rome, and was ...
Posted: February 11, 2020, 12:00 am
St. Scholastica, sister of St. Benedict, consecrated her life to God from her earliest youth. After her brother went to Monte Cassino, where he ...
Posted: February 10, 2020, 12:00 am
St. Apollonia, who died in the year 249, was martyred for not renouncing her faith during the reign of Emperor Philip. The account of the life of St. ...
Posted: February 9, 2020, 12:00 am
Jerome Emiliani lay chained in the dark dirty dungeon. Only a short time before he had been a military commander for Venice in charge of a fortress. ...
Posted: February 8, 2020, 12:00 am
Arab hermit and bishop who is called Â?the Apostle of the Saracens.Â? He lived in the desert regions of Syria and Egypt, caring for the local nomadic ...
Posted: February 7, 2020, 12:00 am
Paul was the son of a Japanese military leader. He was born at Tounucumada, Japan, was educated at the Jesuit college of Anziquiama, joined the ...
Posted: February 6, 2020, 12:00 am
St. Agatha, also known as Agatha of Sicily, is one of the most highly venerated virgin martyrs of the Catholic Church. It is believed that she was ...
Posted: February 5, 2020, 12:00 am
Joan of Valois, 1464 - 1505, was the second daughter of Louis X1, King of France, and Charlotte of Savoy, She was born on April 23, ...
Posted: February 4, 2020, 12:00 am
Saint Blaise was the bishop of Sebastea and a doctor. The first known record of the saint's life comes from the medical writings of AĂ«tius Amidenus, ...
Posted: February 3, 2020, 12:00 am
St. Joan de Lestonnac was born in Bordeaux, France, in 1556. She married at the age of seventeen. The happy marriage produced four children, but her ...
Posted: February 2, 2020, 12:00 am
Saint Brigid was born Brigit, and shares a name with a Celtic goddess from whom many legends and folk customs are associated. There is much debate ...
Posted: February 1, 2020, 12:00 am
John Bosco, also known as Giovanni Melchiorre Bosco and Don Bosco, was born in Becchi, Italy, on August 16, 1815. His birth came just after the end ...
Posted: January 31, 2020, 12:00 am
Virgin and abess, also known as Adelgundis, Aldegonde, or Orgonne. She was a member of the royal family of the Merovingians and was raised by two ...
Posted: January 30, 2020, 12:00 am
Two martyrs, brother and sister, who were put to death at Edessa during the persecutions of Emperor Trajan. Sarbelius, also called Sharbel, was a ...
Posted: January 29, 2020, 12:00 am
Thomas is believed to have been born in the castle of Roccasecca in the old county of the Kingdom of Sicily, which is now known as the Lazio region ...
Posted: January 28, 2020, 12:00 am