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St. Vincent Pallotti

Posted Sunday January 22, 2017 by admin

St. Vincent Pallotti, Priest (Feast – January 22) Born in Rome in...

St. Vincent Pallotti, Priest (Feast – January 22) Born in Rome in 1795, St. Vincent became a priest and dedicated himself completely to God and cared for souls. He dreamed...

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St. Vincent Pallotti

St. Agnes

Posted Saturday January 21, 2017 by admin

St. Agnes of Rome was born in 291 AD and raised in...

St. Agnes of Rome was born in 291 AD and raised in a Christian family. Agnes was very beautiful and belonged to a wealthy family. Her hand in marriage was...

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St. Agnes

St. Fabian

Posted Friday January 20, 2017 by admin

Eusebius, born just a few years after Fabian’s death, tells us how...

Eusebius, born just a few years after Fabian’s death, tells us how Fabian came to Rome after Pope Anteros died in 236. A layperson, and not a very important one,...

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St. Fabian

St. Fillan

Posted Thursday January 19, 2017 by admin

Fillan, son of Feriach and St. Kentigerna, was also known as Foelan....

Fillan, son of Feriach and St. Kentigerna, was also known as Foelan. He became a monk in his youth and accompanied his mother from Ireland to Scotland where he lived...

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St. Fillan

St. Volusian

Posted Wednesday January 18, 2017 by admin

Bishop of Tours, France. A senator at Tours, he was initially married,...

Bishop of Tours, France. A senator at Tours, he was initially married, supposedly to a most unpleasant wife. Named bishop of the city in 488, he was forced to leave...

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St. Volusian

St. Anthony the Abbot

Posted Tuesday January 17, 2017 by admin

Two Greek philosophers ventured out into the Egyptian desert to the mountain...

Two Greek philosophers ventured out into the Egyptian desert to the mountain where Anthony lived. When they got there, Anthony asked them why they had come to talk to such...

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St. Anthony the Abbot

St. Fursey

Posted Monday January 16, 2017 by admin

Irish monastic founder, the brother of Sts. Foillan and Ulan, praised by...

Irish monastic founder, the brother of Sts. Foillan and Ulan, praised by St. Bede. Fursey was born on the island of Inisguia en Lough Carri, IreĀ­land, as a noble. He...

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St. Fursey

St. Paul the Hermit

Posted Sunday January 15, 2017 by admin

Also known as Paul the First Hermit and Paul of Thebes, an...

Also known as Paul the First Hermit and Paul of Thebes, an Egyptian hermit and friend of St. Jerome. Born in Lower The baid, Egypt, he was left an orphan...

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St. Paul the Hermit

St. Felix of Nola

Posted Saturday January 14, 2017 by admin

Felix was the son of Hermias, a Syrian who had been a...

Felix was the son of Hermias, a Syrian who had been a Roman soldier. He was born on his father’s estate at Nola near Naples, Italy. On the death of...

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St. Felix of Nola

St. Hilary of Poitiers

Posted Friday January 13, 2017 by admin

“They didn’t know who they were.” This is how Hilary summed up...

“They didn’t know who they were.” This is how Hilary summed up the problem with the Arian heretics of the fourth century. Hilary, on the other hand, knew very well...

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St. Hilary of Poitiers