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St. Berthold

Considered by some historians to be the founder of the Carmelite Order....

Considered by some historians to be the founder of the Carmelite Order. He was born in Limoges, France, and proved a brilliant student at the University of Paris. Ordained a...

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St. Berthold

Daily Gospel – MK 14:1—15:47

The Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread were to take place...

The Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread were to take place in two days’ time. So the chief priests and the scribes were seeking a way to arrest him...

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Daily Gospel – MK 14:1—15:47

St. Venturino of Bergamo

Dominican preacher and missionary crusader. A native of Bergamo, Italy, he joined...

Dominican preacher and missionary crusader. A native of Bergamo, Italy, he joined the Dominicans in 1319 and soon distinguished himself as a brilliant preacher, attracting huge crowds throughout northern Italy....

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St. Venturino of Bergamo

Daily Gospel – JN 11:45-56

Many of the Jews who had come to Mary and seen what...

Many of the Jews who had come to Mary and seen what Jesus had done began to believe in him. But some of them went to the Pharisees and told...

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Daily Gospel – JN 11:45-56

Daily Gospel – JN 10:31-42

The Jews picked up rocks to stone Jesus. Jesus answered them, “I...

The Jews picked up rocks to stone Jesus. Jesus answered them, “I have shown you many good works from my Father. For which of these are you trying to stone...

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Daily Gospel – JN 10:31-42

St. Rupert

Bishop and missionary, also listed as Robert of Hrodbert. A member of...

Bishop and missionary, also listed as Robert of Hrodbert. A member of a noble Frankish family, he was appointed bishop of Worms, Germany, and then dedicated himself to spreading the...

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St. Rupert

St. Margaret Clitherow

St. Margaret Clitherow was born in Middleton, England, in 1555, of protestant...

St. Margaret Clitherow was born in Middleton, England, in 1555, of protestant parents. Possessed of good looks and full of wit and merriment, she was a charming personality. In 1571,...

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St. Margaret Clitherow

Daily Gospel – JN 8:51-59

Jesus said to the Jews: “Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever...

Jesus said to the Jews: “Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever keeps my word will never see death.” So the Jews said to him, “Now we are sure that...

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Daily Gospel – JN 8:51-59

St. Dismas

All that is known of Dismas is that he is the Good...

All that is known of Dismas is that he is the Good Thief crucified with Christ on Calvary. The other thief is known as Gestas. A completely unsubstantiated myth from...

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St. Dismas

Daily Gospel – LK 1:26-38

The angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of Galilee...

The angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man named Joseph, of the house of David, and the...

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Daily Gospel – LK 1:26-38