St John Vianney

St. John Marie Vianney

Jean Baptiste Vianney was born on May 8, 1786, into a peasant family in the village of Dardilly near Lyons in southeastern France. He...
St. Eleutherius

St. Eleutherius

A wonderful simplicity and spirit of compunction were the distinguishing virtues of this holy man. He was chosen abbot of St. Mark's near Spoleto,...

St. John Nuemann

This American saint was born in Bohemia in 1811. He was looking forward to being ordained in 1835 when the bishop decided there would...

St. Agatha

Although we have evidence that Agatha was venerated at least as far back as the sixth century, the only facts we have about her...
St. Mary Cleophas

St. Mary Cleophas

Very little is known about St. Mary Cleophas. She was one of the “three Marys” who followed Our Lord and stood at the foot...

Saint Nicholas Owens

Saint Nicholas Owens (c.1550-1606), was familiarly known as "Little John". During the English penal times (1559-1829), when a series of statutes punished Catholics for the practice of their faith he used his skills to build secret hiding places for priests throughout the country. He was arrested in 1606, subjected to horrible tortures, suffering an agonizing death. He was canonized in 1970.
St. Anthony of Padua

St. Anthony, Doctor of the Church

Saint Anthony was canonized (declared a saint) less than one year after his death. There is perhaps no more loved and admired saint in the...
St. Ignatius of Antioch

St. Ignatius of Antioch

The second Bishop of Antioch, Syria, this disciple of the beloved Disciple John was consecrated Bishop around the year 69 by the Apostle Peter,...
St. Hugh of Lincoln

St. Hugh of Lincoln

St. Hugh of Lincoln was the son of William, Lord of Avalon. He was born at Avalon Castle in Burgundy and was raised and...

Blessed Anthony Grassi

Anthony’s father died when his son was only 10 years old, but the young lad inherited his father’s devotion to Our Lady of Loreto....

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