Vincent Strambi

1745-1824 FEAST September 25 Vincent joined the Passionists as priest in 1768. Over three decades he served as a leader of the congregation, ultimately as provincial. […]

Vincent de Paul

1581-1660 Feast Date: September 27 Born in southwestern France, Vincent began priestly studies in 1595 and was ordained in 1600. In 1605, he was taken off […]

Maurice and Companions

died circa 287 FEAST September 22 In the fifth century, St. Eucherius of Lyons described the legendary martyrdom of Maurice and the Theban Legion, comprised of […]

Matthew

First Century FEAST September 21 One of the Twelve Apostles, this tax collector is called Matthew in one Gospel (Mt 9:9) and Levi in two others […]

Emily de Rodat

1787-1852 FEAST September 19 Described by one French contemporary as “a saint, but a headstrong saint,” Emily was brought up by her grandmother. From the age […]

Our Lady of Sorrows

  FEAST September 15 This feast, a patronage for all the sorrowing, honors Mary’s tribulations as Jesus’s mother. Blessed Henry Suso, a German mystic who lived […]

Jeanne Jugan

1792 – 1879 FEAST August 30 Born in Brittany, in France, Jeanne was four when her fisherman father died. Her mother supported six children as a […]

Maximilian Kolbe

1894 – 1941 FEAST August 14 Raimund Kolbe, born in Russian Poland, was ordained a Franciscan, Maximilian Mary, in Rome. In the 1920s, he reopened a […]