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St. Polycarp

Posted Friday February 23, 2018 by admin

Imagine being able to sit at the feet of the apostles and...

Imagine being able to sit at the feet of the apostles and hear their stories of life with Jesus from their own lips. Imagine walking with those who had walked...

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St. Polycarp

St. Margaret of Cortona

Posted Thursday February 22, 2018 by admin

Margaret of Cortona, penitent, was born in Loviana in Tuscany in 1247....

Margaret of Cortona, penitent, was born in Loviana in Tuscany in 1247. Her father was a small farmer. Margaret’s mother died when she was seven years old. Her stepmother had...

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St. Margaret of Cortona

St. Severian

Posted Wednesday February 21, 2018 by admin

Bishop and martyr. The bishop of Scythopolis in Galilee. He attended the...

Bishop and martyr. The bishop of Scythopolis in Galilee. He attended the Council of Chalcedon (451) and took part in the complete triumph of the orthodox Christian cause against the...

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St. Severian

St. Wulfric

Posted Tuesday February 20, 2018 by admin

Wulfric (d. 1154) + hermit and miracle worker. Born at Compton Martin,...

Wulfric (d. 1154) + hermit and miracle worker. Born at Compton Martin, near Bristol, England, he became a priest and was excessively materialistic and worldly. After meeting with a beggar,...

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St. Wulfric

Bl. Alvarez of Corova

Posted Monday February 19, 2018 by admin

Alvarez was born in either Lisbon, Portugal, or Cordova, Spain. He entered...

Alvarez was born in either Lisbon, Portugal, or Cordova, Spain. He entered the Dominican convent at Cordova in 1368. He became known for his preaching prowess in Spain and Italy,...

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Bl. Alvarez of Corova

St. Simon

Posted Sunday February 18, 2018 by admin

In St. Matthew’s Gospel, we read of St. Simon or Simeon who...

In St. Matthew’s Gospel, we read of St. Simon or Simeon who is described as one of our Lord’s brethren or kinsmen. His father was Cleophas, St. Joseph’s brother, and...

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St. Simon

St. Alexis Falconieri

Posted Saturday February 17, 2018 by admin

Founder and mystic, one of the first Servants of Mary or Servites....

Founder and mystic, one of the first Servants of Mary or Servites. The son of a wealthy merchant in Florence, Italy, Alexis and six companions joined the Confraternity of the...

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St. Alexis Falconieri

St. Daniel

Posted Friday February 16, 2018 by admin

Died in 309, He and four companions, Elias, Isaias, Jeremy and Samuel...

Died in 309, He and four companions, Elias, Isaias, Jeremy and Samuel were Egyptians who visited Christians condemned to work in the mines of Cilicia during Maximus persecution, to comfort...

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St. Daniel

St. Walfrid

Posted Thursday February 15, 2018 by admin

Walfrid or Galfrido della Gherardesca was born in Pisa, of which he...

Walfrid or Galfrido della Gherardesca was born in Pisa, of which he became a prosperous and honored citizen. He married a wife to whom he was deeply attached, and they...

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St. Walfrid

St. Valentine

Posted Wednesday February 14, 2018 by admin

Valentine was a holy priest in Rome, who, with St. Marius and...

Valentine was a holy priest in Rome, who, with St. Marius and his family, assisted the martyrs in the persecution under Claudius II. He was apprehended, and sent by the...

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St. Valentine