St. Bernadette Soubirous

St. Bernadette Soubirous is the saint of Lourdes, France. Visionary and messenger of the Immaculate Conception, she told us the very words of the Virgin Mary. She spoke words teaching of the merits of prayer, penance, poverty and church. In the ...

Saint Hunna

Called “the Holy Washerwoman,” a noblewoman who devoted herself to the poor of Strasbourg, France. The daughter of a duke and wife of Huno of Hunnaweyer, she even washed the poor, hence her name. She was canonized in 1520 by Pope Leo X.

Saint Lydwine

St. Lydwine is the patroness of sickness. After an injury in her youth, she became bedridden and suffered the rest of her life from various illnesses and diseases. She experienced mystical gifts, including supernatural visions of heaven, hell, ...

Palm Sunday of The Lord’s Passion

Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion, the first Sunday of Holy Week within the Lenten Season, commemorates Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem preceding his passion. As he entered, the people of Jerusalem recognized Jesus as their king, saying ...

Pope St. Julius I

Pope St. Julius I (337-352) reigned shortly after the Council of Nicaea and was a defender of Orthodoxy against the Arians. He was a supporter and protector of St. Athanasius . His feast day is April 12

St. Michael de Sanctis

St. Michael de Sanctis (1591–1625), was a Discalced Trinitarian priest from Catalonia. He led a life of prayer and mortification. He was devout towards the Holy Eucharist, and is said to have been experienced ecstasies several times during ...

Saint Mary Cleophas

She was one of the “three Marys” who followed Our Lord and stood at the foot of the Cross on Calvary and who went to the tomb. She was the wife of Saint Cleophas, the brother of Saint Joseph, and the mother of Saint James the Less.

Saint Julie Billiart

Saint Julie Billiart (12 July 1751 — 8 April 1816) was the founder and first Superior General of the Congregation of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. Saint Julie was best-known for her charity. Her whole soul was echoed in the simple and ...

St. John Baptist De La Salle

Saint Jean-Baptiste de La Salle (1651-1719) was a priest, educational reformer, and founder of Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools. He is a the patron saint of teachers. He is considered the founder of the first Catholic schools.