16th century FEAST: December 12 Under this title, Our Lady is the patron of Mexico, the United States and all of the Americas, as well as […]
The hair shirt worn by St. Thomas More as he contemplated a martyr’s death in the Tower of London has been enshrined for public veneration.
Third Century FEAST November 22 Cecilia was honored as a martyr from about 545. According to a written legend, “The Passion of St. Cecily,” she was […]
Francis is the patron of animals, environmentalists, merchants and Catholic Action, and also a patron of Italy.
1798 – 1856 FEAST October 3 A Breton by birth, Anne-Therese Guerin was 25 when she entered the Sisters of Providence of Ruille-sur-Loir, France. As Sister […]