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 […]
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 […]
St. Maria Guadalupe Garcia Zavala, known as Madre Lupita, is Mexico’s second female saint.
St. Damien of Molkai is called the ‘leper priest’ in Hawaii.
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 […]