Posts filed in Saint of the Day

St. Teresa of Avila

Posted Monday October 15, 2018 by admin

Teresa of Ávila was born Teresa Ali Fatim Corella Sanchez de Capeda...

Teresa of Ávila was born Teresa Ali Fatim Corella Sanchez de Capeda y Ahumada in Ávila, Spain. Less than twenty years before Teresa was born in 1515, Columbus opened up...

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St. Teresa of Avila

St. Callistus I

Posted Sunday October 14, 2018 by admin

Imagine that your biography was written by an enemy of yours. And...

Imagine that your biography was written by an enemy of yours. And that its information was all anyone would have not only for the rest of your life but for...

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St. Callistus I

St. Wilfrid

Posted Friday October 12, 2018 by admin

Born in Northumberland in 634, St. Wilfrid was educated at Lindesfarne and...

Born in Northumberland in 634, St. Wilfrid was educated at Lindesfarne and then spent some time in Lyons and Rome. Returning to England, he was elected abbot of Ripon in...

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St. Wilfrid

St. Damien of Molokai

Posted Thursday October 11, 2018 by admin

The Leper Priest, the Hero of Molokai. Born in Tremelo, Belgium, on...

The Leper Priest, the Hero of Molokai. Born in Tremelo, Belgium, on January 3, 1840, he joined the Sacred Hearts Fathers in 1860. He was bom Joseph and received the...

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St. Damien of Molokai

St. Francis Borgia

Posted Wednesday October 10, 2018 by admin

Francis was a young nobleman at the court of the King of...

Francis was a young nobleman at the court of the King of Spain. He became a Duke when he was only thirty-three and lived a happy, peaceful life with his...

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St. Francis Borgia

St. Pelagia

Posted Monday October 08, 2018 by admin

Pelagia, more often called Margaret, on account of the magnificence of the...

Pelagia, more often called Margaret, on account of the magnificence of the pearls for which she had so often sold herself, was an actress of Antioch, equally celebrated for her...

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St. Pelagia

St. Bruno

Posted Saturday October 06, 2018 by admin

Bruno was born in Cologne of the prominent Hartenfaust family. He studied...

Bruno was born in Cologne of the prominent Hartenfaust family. He studied at the Cathedral school at Rheims, and on his return to Cologne about 1055, was ordained and became...

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St. Bruno

St. Faustina Kowalska

Posted Friday October 05, 2018 by admin

Saint Faustina was born Helena Kowalska in a small village west of...

Saint Faustina was born Helena Kowalska in a small village west of Lodz, Poland on August 25, 1905. She was the third of ten children. When she was almost twenty,...

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St. Faustina Kowalska

St. Francis of Assisi

Posted Thursday October 04, 2018 by admin

Founder of the Franciscan Order, born at Assisi in Umbria, in 1181....

Founder of the Franciscan Order, born at Assisi in Umbria, in 1181. In 1182, Pietro Bernardone returned from a trip to France to find out his wife had given birth...

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St. Francis of Assisi

St. Ewald & Ewald

Posted Wednesday October 03, 2018 by admin

Martyred Northumbrian brothers, one called “the Fair” and one called “the Dark...

Martyred Northumbrian brothers, one called “the Fair” and one called “the Dark ,” companions of St. Willibrord. From Northumbria, they were educated in Ireland. These priests of the Benedictine Order...

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St. Ewald & Ewald