Saint Bernard of Montjoux

Saint Bernard of Montjoux, an Italian-born priest, spent over four decades on Alpine missions, founding the Great St Bernard Hospice, inspiring the St. Bernard dog breed.

Saint Augustine of Canterbury

St. Augustine of Canterbury was a monk and abbot in Rome, Italy when he was sent by Pope Saint Gregory the Great with 40 brother monks, to evangelize the British Isles in 597. He is called the Apostle of the English.

Saint Philip Neri

Saint Philip Neri (1515-1595) is known as the Apostle of Rome. With his distinctly joyous and personal manner, he was one of the influential figures of the Catholic Reformation. His special contribution was the creation of the Congregation of the Oratory.

Solemnity of The Most Holy Trinity

Trinity Sunday, or formally The Solemnity of The Most Holy Trinity, is celebrated a week after Pentecost Sunday in honor of the most fundamental of Christian beliefs—belief in the Holy Trinity.

Saint Bede the Venerable

Saint Bede the Venerable was the first great English scholar. He was a Benedictine monk, priest, historian, and Doctor of the Church, d. 735.

Saint Joanna

Joanna, wife of Chuza, steward to King Herod Antipas. She supported Jesus and discovered His empty tomb on Easter.

Saint Julia

Noble virgin sold into slavery. Refused pagan sacrifice, endured torture, and died on a cross for her faith.

Saint Rita of Cascia

Saint Rita of Cascia: Endured abuse, loss of family, and illness. Became Augustinian Nun, known for stigmata, patroness of the Impossible.

Saint Cristóbal Magallanes and Companions

Saint Cristóbal and 24 companions martyred in 1927 Mexico, faced anti-Catholic persecution. He forgave his executioners, prayed for unity, and died proclaiming innocence.

Memorial of Mary, Mother of the Church

Instituted by Pope Francis in 2018, the Memorial of Mary, Mother of the Church celebrates her role as mother to Christians.