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Saint Birgitta was the daughter of UpplandÂ?s Lagman, Birger Petersson and his wife, Ingeborg, who was a member of the same clan as the reigning ...
Posted: July 23, 2019, 12:00 am
St. Mary Magdalene is one of the greatest saints of the Bible and a legendary example of God's mercy and grace. The precise dates of her birth and ...
Posted: July 22, 2019, 12:00 am
Caesare de Rossi was born at Brandisi, kingdom of Naples, on July 22nd. He was educated by the conventual Franciscans there and by his uncle at St. ...
Posted: July 21, 2019, 12:00 am
Nothing certain is known of her, but according to her untrustworthy legend, she was the daughter of a pagan priest at Antioch in Pisidia. Also known ...
Posted: July 20, 2019, 12:00 am
Confessor and hermit on the Nile. Arsenius, who was born in Rome in 354, was the tutor of the children of Emperors Theodosius I the Great, Arcadius, ...
Posted: July 19, 2019, 12:00 am
St. Frederick, Bishop of Utrecht, Martyr Frederick was trained in piety and sacred learning among the clergy of the Church of Utrecht. Being ordained ...
Posted: July 18, 2019, 12:00 am
Sixteen Carmelites caught up in the French Revolution and martyred. When the revolution started in 1789, a group of twenty-one discalced Carmelites ...
Posted: July 17, 2019, 12:00 am
According to my resources, the name Carmen is a derivation of Carmel which is one of the titles given to Our Blessed Mother, namely, Our Lady of ...
Posted: July 16, 2019, 12:00 am
St. Bonaventure, Bishop and Doctor of the Church (Feast day-July 15) St. Bonaventure, known as "the seraphic doctor," was born at Bagnoregio, in ...
Posted: July 15, 2019, 12:00 am
St. Kateri Tekakwitha is the first Native American to be recognized as a saint by the Catholic Church. She was born in 1656, in the Mohawk village of ...
Posted: July 14, 2019, 12:00 am
St. Henry, son of Henry, Duke of Bavaria, and of Gisella, daughter of Conrad, King of Burgundy, was born in 972. He received an excellent education ...
Posted: July 13, 2019, 12:00 am
Saint John Gaulbert, Abbot - Feast day is July 12th The city of Florence gave to the world Saint John Gaulbert. Although he enjoyed the benefits of ...
Posted: July 12, 2019, 12:00 am
St. Benedict is believed to have been born around 480, as the son to a Roman noble of Norcia and the twin to his sister, Scholastica. In the fifth ...
Posted: July 11, 2019, 12:00 am
Martyr with eleven companions in Lebanon. A Spanish Franciscan, Emmanuel and the others were caught up in the rising of the Druses in Lebanon. The ...
Posted: July 10, 2019, 12:00 am
Capuchin mystic who had many spiritual gifis. A native of Binasco, near Milan, Italy, born in 1660, she entered the Capuchins atCitttidi Castello, ...
Posted: July 9, 2019, 12:00 am
Benedictine abbot also called Grimwald, invited to England by King Alfred in 885. Grimbald arrived in England and declined the see of Canterbury, ...
Posted: July 8, 2019, 12:00 am
English martyr. He was born at Stocksteads, Hampshire, and was a convert. He was arrested the day he received his first Communion. A husbands man by ...
Posted: July 7, 2019, 12:00 am
Born on October 16 1890 in Corinaldo, in the Ancona Province in Italy, her farmworker father moved his family to Ferrier di Conca, near Anzio. When ...
Posted: July 6, 2019, 12:00 am
Cofounder of the Barnabites. Born in 1502 in Cremona, Italy, Anthony became a medical doctor. In 1528 he was ordained a priest and cofounded the ...
Posted: July 5, 2019, 12:00 am
Elizabeth was a Spanish princess who was given in marriage to King Denis of Portugal at the age of twelve. She was very beautiful and very lovable. ...
Posted: July 4, 2019, 12:00 am
St. Thomas was born a Jew and was called to be one of the twelve Apostles. His birth and death dates are unknown, but his feast day is celebrated ...
Posted: July 3, 2019, 12:00 am
St. Bernardino Realino was born into a noble family of Capri, Italy in 1530. After receiving a thorough and devout Christian education at the hands ...
Posted: July 2, 2019, 12:00 am
Miguel Jose Serra was born on the island of Majorca on November 24, 1713, and took the name of Junipero when in 1730, he entered the Franciscan ...
Posted: July 1, 2019, 12:00 am
The holy men and women are also called the Â?Protomartyrs of Rome.Â? They were accused of burning Rome by Nero , who burned Rome to cover his own ...
Posted: June 30, 2019, 12:00 am
Peter, who was also known as Simon Peter of Cephas, is considered the first Pope. Despite his papacy, Peter had humble beginnings and became one of ...
Posted: June 29, 2019, 12:00 am
The writings of St. Irenaeus entitle him to a high place among the fathers of the Church, for they not only laid the foundations of Christian ...
Posted: June 28, 2019, 12:00 am
St. Cyril of Alexandria, Bishop and Doctor of the Church (June 27) Cyril was born at Alexandria, Egypt. He was nephew of the patriarch of that city, ...
Posted: June 27, 2019, 12:00 am
Carthusian monk and bishop, defender of papal authority. Anthelm was born in 1107 in a castle near Chambery, in Savoy, France. He was ordained a ...
Posted: June 26, 2019, 12:00 am