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St. Peter

Posted Friday June 29, 2018 by admin

Peter, who was also known as Simon Peter of Cephas, is considered...

Peter, who was also known as Simon Peter of Cephas, is considered the first Pope. Despite his papacy, Peter had humble beginnings and became one of the Twelve Apostles of...

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St. Peter

St. Irenaeus

Posted Thursday June 28, 2018 by admin

The writings of St. Irenaeus entitle him to a high place among...

The writings of St. Irenaeus entitle him to a high place among the fathers of the Church, for they not only laid the foundations of Christian theology but, by exposing...

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St. Irenaeus

St. Cyril of Alexandria

Posted Wednesday June 27, 2018 by admin

St. Cyril of Alexandria, Bishop and Doctor of the Church (June 27)...

St. Cyril of Alexandria, Bishop and Doctor of the Church (June 27) Cyril was born at Alexandria, Egypt. He was nephew of the patriarch of that city, Theophilus. Cyril received...

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St. Cyril of Alexandria

St. Anthelm

Posted Tuesday June 26, 2018 by admin

Carthusian monk and bishop, defender of papal authority. Anthelm was born in...

Carthusian monk and bishop, defender of papal authority. Anthelm was born in 1107 in a castle near Chambery, in Savoy, France. He was ordained a priest and visited the Carthusian...

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St. Anthelm

St. William of Vercelli

Posted Monday June 25, 2018 by admin

William of Vercelli, Saint 1085-1142. founder, born in Vercelli Italy he was...

William of Vercelli, Saint 1085-1142. founder, born in Vercelli Italy he was brought up as an orphan became a hermit on Monte Vergine, Italy after a pilgrimage to Compostella and...

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St. William of Vercelli

St. John the Baptist

Posted Sunday June 24, 2018 by admin

John the Baptist was the son of Zachary, a priest of the...

John the Baptist was the son of Zachary, a priest of the Temple in Jerusalem, and Elizabeth, a kinswoman of Mary who visited her. He was probably born at Ain-Karim...

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St. John the Baptist

St. Joseph Cafasso

Posted Saturday June 23, 2018 by admin

Joseph Cafasso was born at Castelnuovo d’Asti in the Piedmont, Italy, of...

Joseph Cafasso was born at Castelnuovo d’Asti in the Piedmont, Italy, of peasant parents. He studied at the seminary at Turin, and was ordained in 1833. He continued his theological...

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St. Joseph Cafasso

St. Thomas More

Posted Friday June 22, 2018 by admin

St. Thomas More, Martyr (Patron of Lawyers) St. Thomas More was born...

St. Thomas More, Martyr (Patron of Lawyers) St. Thomas More was born at London in 1478. After a thorough grounding in religion and the classics, he entered Oxford to study...

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St. Thomas More

St. Aloysius Gonzaga

Posted Thursday June 21, 2018 by admin

St. Aloysius was born in Castiglione, Italy. The first words St. Aloysius...

St. Aloysius was born in Castiglione, Italy. The first words St. Aloysius spoke were the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. He was destined for the military by his father...

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St. Aloysius Gonzaga

St. Vincent Kaun

Posted Wednesday June 20, 2018 by admin

Martyr of Japan. A native of Korea, he was brought to Japan...

Martyr of Japan. A native of Korea, he was brought to Japan in 1591 as a prisoner of war and was subsequently converted to Christianity. Entering the Jesuits, he studied...

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St. Vincent Kaun