Saint Hyacintha of Mariscotti

St. Hyacintha of Mariscotti (1585 - 1640 ) was a religious of the Third Order of St. Francis and foundress of the Sacconi. At length she was touched by God's grace, and the earnest exhortations of her confessor at the time of serious illness ...

Servant of God Brother Juniper

Servant of God Brother Juniper (1210- 1258) - Several stories about Juniper in the Little Flowers of St. Francis illustrate his exasperating generosity. Once Juniper was taking care of a sick man who had a craving to eat pig’s feet. This helpful ...

Saint Angela Merici

Saint Angela Merici (1474 - 1540) was the foundress of the Ursulines. As a young woman she became a member of the Third Order of St. Francis (now known as the Secular Franciscan Order), and lived a life of great austerity, wishing, like St. ...

Saint Timothy

St. Timothy was the first first-century Christian bishop of Ephesus, whom tradition relates died around the year AD 97. The New Testament indicates that Timothy traveled with Saint Paul, who was also his mentor. He is addressed as the recipient ...

Saint Titus

Saint Titus, a disciple of St. Paul the Apostle, for whom he was secretary. According to tradition he was the first bishop of Crete.

Saint Francis de Sales

Saint Francis de Sales (1567-1622), Bishop of Geneva, and Doctor of the Church. His preaching brought thousands of Protestants back to the Catholic fold, and his writings on the spiritual life have proved highly influential. He is the patron of ...

Saint Marianne Cope

Virgin, Professed Sister of St Francis, missionary to leprosy patients. also known as Saint Marianne of Moloka'i. She was beatified in 2005 and declared a saint by Pope Benedict XVI in 2012.

Saint Vincent of Saragossa

Legend has it that St. Vincent once stopped by the edge of a vineyard to talk with the men working there and while he was at it, his donkey nibbled at the young vine shoots. Come the next harvest, it was discovered that the vine stock that had ...