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Sts. Andrew Kim Taegon, Paul Chong Hasang, and Companions

Posted Wednesday September 20, 2017 by admin

The evangelization of Korea began during the 17th century through a group...

The evangelization of Korea began during the 17th century through a group of lay persons. A strong vital Christian community flourished there under lay leadership until missionaries arrived from the...

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Sts. Andrew Kim Taegon, Paul Chong Hasang, and Companions

St. Januarius

Posted Tuesday September 19, 2017 by admin

St. Januarius was born in Italy and was bishop of Benevento during...

St. Januarius was born in Italy and was bishop of Benevento during the Emperor Diocletion persecution. Bishop Januarius went to visit two deacons and two laymen in prison. He was...

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St. Januarius

St. Joseph of Cupertino

Posted Monday September 18, 2017 by admin

St. Joseph was born at Cupertino, in the diocese of Nardo in...

St. Joseph was born at Cupertino, in the diocese of Nardo in the Kingdom of Naples, in 1603. After spending his childhood and adolescence in simplicity and innocence, he finally...

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St. Joseph of Cupertino

St. Robert Bellarmine

Posted Sunday September 17, 2017 by admin

Born at Montepulciano, Italy, October 4, 1542, St. Robert Bellarmine was the...

Born at Montepulciano, Italy, October 4, 1542, St. Robert Bellarmine was the third of ten children. His mother, Cinzia Cervini, a niece of Pope Marcellus II, was dedicated to almsgiving,...

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St. Robert Bellarmine

St. Cornelius

Posted Saturday September 16, 2017 by admin

Cornelius whose feast day is September 16th. A Roman priest, Cornelius was...

Cornelius whose feast day is September 16th. A Roman priest, Cornelius was elected Pope to succeed Fabian in an election delayed fourteen months by Decius’ persecution of the Christians. The...

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St. Cornelius

St. Valerian

Posted Friday September 15, 2017 by admin

The massacre of the martyrs of Lyons with their bishop, St. Pothinus,...

The massacre of the martyrs of Lyons with their bishop, St. Pothinus, took place during the persecutions of Marcus Aurelius in the year 177. Marcellus, a priest, we are told,...

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St. Valerian

St. Notburga

Posted Thursday September 14, 2017 by admin

Patroness of poor peasants and servants in the Tyrol. Born in Rattenberg,...

Patroness of poor peasants and servants in the Tyrol. Born in Rattenberg, in the Tyrol, she was the daughter of peasants. At eighteen she became a servant in the household...

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St. Notburga

St. John Chrysostom

Posted Wednesday September 13, 2017 by admin

St. John, named Chrysostom (golden-mouthed) on account of his eloquence, came into...

St. John, named Chrysostom (golden-mouthed) on account of his eloquence, came into the world of Christian parents, about the year 344, in the city of Antioch. His mother, at the...

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St. John Chrysostom

St. Ailbhe

Posted Tuesday September 12, 2017 by admin

Bishop and preacher, one of the saints whose life has been woven...

Bishop and preacher, one of the saints whose life has been woven into the myths and legends of Ireland. He was a known disciple of St. Patrick, and is called...

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St. Ailbhe

St. Paphnutius

Posted Monday September 11, 2017 by admin

The holy confessor Paphnutius was an Egyptian who, after having spent several...

The holy confessor Paphnutius was an Egyptian who, after having spent several years in the desert under the direction of the great St. Antony, was made bishop in the Upper...

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St. Paphnutius