Pope St. Celestine V

Pope St. Celestine V

He was the eleventh of twelve children. His father died early, and his mother raised him with an influence towards a religious vocation.  When...
St. Bernardine of Siena

St. Bernardine of Siena

In the year 1400, a young man came to the door of the largest hospital in Siena. A plague was raging through the city...
St. Cristobal Magallanes

St. Cristóbal Magallanes and Companions

Like Blessed Miguel Agustín Pro, S.J., St. Cristóbal and his 24 companion martyrs lived under a very anti-Catholic government in Mexico, one determined to...
St. Rita of Cascia

St. Rita of Cascia

St. Rita of Cascia, Saint of the Impossible, led a life of many trials. Yet, during that life she also achieved many significant triumphs....

The Solemnity of Pentecost

Pentecost Sunday is one of the most ancient feasts of the Church, celebrated early enough to be mentioned in the Acts of the Apostles (20:16) and St. Paul's First Letter to the Corinthians (16:8). Christ had promised His Apostles that He would sent His Holy Spirit, and, on Pentecost, they were granted the gifts of the Spirit.
St. Joanna

St. Joanna

St. Joanna was the wife of Chuza, Herod’s steward (Lk. 8:3) and a disciple of Jesus, and mentioned in Luke (8.3) as providing for...
St. Bede the Venerable

St. Bede the Venerable

St. Bede "the Venerable" was the first great English scholar. He was born in Northumbria (according to tradition, at Monkton, Durham, east of Newcastle)...
St. Philip Neri

St. Philip Neri

St. Philip Neri (1515-1595) is known as the Apostle of Rome. With his distinctly joyous and personal manner, he was one of the influential...

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.
St. Bernard of Montjoux

St. Bernard of Montjoux

St. Bernard of Montjoux was probably born in Italy. He became a priest, was made Vicar General of Aosta, and spent more than four...

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