St. Joseph the Hymnographer

St. Joseph the Hymnographer

The most prolific of the Greek hymn writers. A native of Sicily, he was forced to leave his island in 830 in the wake...

St. Lawrence of Brindisi, Doctor

At first glance perhaps the most remarkable quality of St. Lawrence of Brindisi is his outstanding gift of languages. In addition to a thorough...

St. Julian

According to a pious legend that was very popular in the Middle Ages, St. Julian was of noble birth and while hunting one day,...

Bl. Luke Belludi

In 1220, St. Anthony was preaching conversion to the inhabitants of Padua when a young nobleman, Luke Belludi, came up to him and humbly...

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