“If I do not bear witness to the truth, I render myself unworthy of my office as a bishop. If I bow to men’s will, what shall I find to answer Christ on the day of the Judgment?” St. Philip of Moscow
Feast day: June 3 AN EVIL KING AND THE ONES WHO STOOD UP TO HIM Evil kings torturing and killing the young men of their court […]
Feast Day: May 15 According to tradition, Dymphna, the daughter of pagan king Damon of Ireland, was born in the 7th century and secretly baptized and […]
Advocate of peace, advisor to popes FEAST DAY: April 29 On the feast of the Annunciation, 1347, Jacopo and Lapa Benincasa welcomed their 25th child into […]
St. Joseph was a holy man — and a very good father. FEAST DAY: MARCH 19 St. Joseph is the patron of all families, especially of […]
Many parishes have a traditional blessing of throats on the Feast of St. Blase, Feb. 3.
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton was the first native-born North American to be canonized.
While the original St. Nicholas was known and honored for his concern for the poor, the Church also remembers him as a fierce defender of the faith against the Arian heresy at the first Church council in Nicaea.