Saint of the Week: St. Benedict the Moor

Benedict’s prayerful humility, compassionate generosity, and wise, spiritual insight attracted both the simple and the powerful from all over Italy to seek his counsel.

Saint of the Week: St. Patrick

St. Patrick, the beloved patron of Ireland, is renowned as the bishop who brought Christianity to Ireland, who used the three-leaflet shamrock to teach about the Trinity, and wrote the often-recited prayer that begins, Christ with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me.

Saint spotlight: St. Nicholas

His feast is celebrated on Dec. 6. And whether he makes his appearance as a bishop on a white horse or a jolly old man in red, St. Nicholas is probably one of the most universally known symbols of the Christmas season throughout the world.

Saint of the Week: St. John Vianney

John Vianney was a driving force for reviving the faith in Europe following the persecution of Catholics after the French Revolution.