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St. Peter Regulatus

Posted Thursday March 30, 2017 by admin

Also Peter Regalado, Franciscan reformer. Peter was born at Valladolid, Spain, to...

Also Peter Regalado, Franciscan reformer. Peter was born at Valladolid, Spain, to a noble family, and entered the Franciscan Order in his native city at the age of thirteen. After...

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St. Peter Regulatus

St. Berthold

Posted Wednesday March 29, 2017 by admin

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

St. Venturino of Bergamo

Posted Tuesday March 28, 2017 by admin

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

St. Rupert

Posted Monday March 27, 2017 by admin

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

Posted Sunday March 26, 2017 by admin

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

St. Dismas

Posted Saturday March 25, 2017 by admin

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

St. Aldemar

Posted Friday March 24, 2017 by admin

Abbot and miracle worker, called “the Wise.” Born in Capua, Italy, he...

Abbot and miracle worker, called “the Wise.” Born in Capua, Italy, he became a monk in Monte Cassino and was called to the attention of a Princess Aloara of the...

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St. Aldemar

St. Toribio Alfonso de Mogrovejo

Posted Thursday March 23, 2017 by admin

Bishop and defender of the rights of the native Indians in Peru,...

Bishop and defender of the rights of the native Indians in Peru, Born in Mayorga, Spain, he studied law and became a lawyer and then professor at Salamanca, receiving appointment-despite...

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St. Toribio Alfonso de Mogrovejo

St. Lea

Posted Wednesday March 22, 2017 by admin

A letter which St. Jerome wrote to St. Marcella provides the only...

A letter which St. Jerome wrote to St. Marcella provides the only information we have about St. Lea, a devout fourth century widow. Upon the death of her husband, she...

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St. Lea

St. Enda

Posted Tuesday March 21, 2017 by admin

Legend has him an Irishman noted for his military feats who was...

Legend has him an Irishman noted for his military feats who was convinced by his sister St. Fanchea to renounce his warring activities and marry. When he found his fiancee...

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St. Enda