Francis of Assisi

Francis is the patron of animals, environmentalists, merchants and Catholic Action, and also a patron of Italy.

Mother Theodore Guerin

1798 – 1856 FEAST October 3 A Breton by birth, Anne-Therese Guerin was 25 when she entered the Sisters of Providence of Ruille-sur-Loir, France. As Sister […]

Deacon devotes decades to digging graves, praying for the dead

Deacon Joe Kittok digs holes for a living.

He spends an hour and a half several times a week removing about 4 cubic yards of dirt, which he takes to his 35-acre property in Delano and spills onto the ground. He gets $400 per hole, which adds up to a decent living.