Gianna Beretta Molla, born in 1922 in Magenta, Italy, was a steadfast woman, both in her beliefs and in her career.
Father Faustino known for his use of science and medicine in healing those who needed it most.
died circa 249 FEAST February 9 A middle-aged deaconess in Alexandria, Apollonia was martyred there when mobs roamed the streets torturing and killing Christians. Her death […]
died 1878 FEAST February 7 Giovanni Maria Mastai Ferretti, an Italian noble, was ordained in 1819, despite poor health. Known for his pastoral commitment and eucharistic […]
1562 – 1597 FEAST February 6 Toyotomi Hideyoshi, ruling Japan in the name of the emperor, became alarmed at the growth of Christianity resulting from St. […]
1464-1505 FEAST February 4 Also known as Joan of Valois, this French foundress was the daughter of King Louis XI and the wife of King Louis […]
Fourth Century FEAST February 3 This bishop and martyr lived in the fourth century in Turkey and Armenia. For a time Blaise lived in a cave […]
St. Josephine Bakhita’s story is a testimony to the role that believing in God’s love can play in helping victims of enslavement survive.