Saint of the Week: Polycarp

As the bishop of Smyrna in the second century, St. Polycarp (69-155) was one of the most important leaders of the early Church.

Saint of the Week: Blaise

On his feast, the Church recalls a miracle cure associated with him and celebrates the blessing of the throats.

Saint of the Week: Francis de Sales

Canonized in 1665 and declared a doctor of the church in 1877, Francis is the patron saint of journalists, authors and the deaf.