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St. John Berchmans

Eldest son of a shoemaker, John was born at Diest, Brabant. He early wanted...

Eldest son of a shoemaker, John was born at Diest, Brabant. He early wanted to be a priest, and when thirteen became a servant in the household of one of the Cathedral canons at...

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St. John Berchmans

Daily Gospel – LK 21:12-19

Jesus said to the crowd: “They will seize and persecute you, they...

Jesus said to the crowd: “They will seize and persecute you, they will hand you over to the synagogues and to prisons, and they will have you led before kings...

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Daily Gospel – LK 21:12-19

St. Catherine of Alexandria

St. Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin and Martyr whose feast day is November...

St. Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin and Martyr whose feast day is November 25th. She is the patroness of philosophers and preachers. St. Catherine is believed to have been born in...

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St. Catherine of Alexandria

Daily Gospel – LK 21:5-11

While some people were speaking about how the temple was adorned with...

While some people were speaking about how the temple was adorned with costly stones and votive offerings, Jesus said, “All that you see here– the days will come when there...

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Daily Gospel – LK 21:5-11

St. Andrew Dung Lac

Through the missionary efforts of various religious families beginning in the sixteenth...

Through the missionary efforts of various religious families beginning in the sixteenth century and continuing until 1866, the Vietnamese people heard the message of the gospel, and many accepted it...

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St. Andrew Dung Lac

Daily Gospel – LK 21:1-4

When Jesus looked up he saw some wealthy people putting their offerings...

When Jesus looked up he saw some wealthy people putting their offerings into the treasury and he noticed a poor widow putting in two small coins. He said, “I tell...

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Daily Gospel – LK 21:1-4

Bl. Miguel Pro

Born on January 13, 1891 in Guadalupe, Mexico, Miguel Agustin Pro Juarez...

Born on January 13, 1891 in Guadalupe, Mexico, Miguel Agustin Pro Juarez was the eldest son of Miguel Pro and Josefa Juarez. Miguelito, as his doting family called him, was,...

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Bl. Miguel Pro

Daily Gospel – MT 25:31-46

Jesus said to his disciples: “When the Son of Man comes in...

Jesus said to his disciples: “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit upon his glorious throne, and all the...

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Daily Gospel – MT 25:31-46

St. Cecilia

In the fourth century appeared a Greek religious romance on the Loves...

In the fourth century appeared a Greek religious romance on the Loves of Cecilia and Valerian, written, like those of Chrysanthus and Daria, Julian and Basilissa, in glorification of the...

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St. Cecilia

Daily Gospel – LK 20:27-40

Some Sadducees, those who deny that there is a resurrection, came forward...

Some Sadducees, those who deny that there is a resurrection, came forward and put this question to Jesus, saying, “Teacher, Moses wrote for us, If someone’s brother dies leaving a...

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Daily Gospel – LK 20:27-40