St. John Henry Newman: Newly canonized saint

John Henry Newman, one of the leading Roman Catholic and Anglican theologians of the 19th century, was canonized Oct. 13. His search for truth and writings on his beliefs were instrumental in changing the definition of religion in his time and beyond. 

St. Hildegard of Bingen

Feast Day: September 17 The lives of saints are so instructive, in part, because they teach the basic truths of God’s will for us in often […]

St. Maximilian Kolbe

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

St. Benedict

FEAST DAY: JULY 11 St. Benedict’s parents can’t have been happy to see him abandon his studies in Rome. Worse still was his decision to become […]

Gianna Beretta Molla

Gianna Beretta Molla, born in 1922 in Magenta, Italy, was a steadfast woman, both in her beliefs and in her career.