St. Emily de Vialar

St. Emily de Vialar

Born to an aristocratic family, the eldest of three children, and only daughter of Baron James Augustine and Antoinette de Vialar. Because of the...
St. Thomas

St. Thomas The Apostle

St. Thomas was a Jew, called to be one of the twelve Apostles. He was a dedicated but impetuous follower of Christ. When Jesus...

Saint Joseph Barsabas

He was one of the seventy-two disciples of our Lord, and was put in competition with St. Matthias to succeed the traitor Judas in the apostleship. St. Chrysostom remarks that St. Joseph was not displeased, but rejoiced in the Lord to see the preference given to St. Matthias. After the dispersion of the disciples he preached the gospel to many nations; and among other miracles, drank poison without receiving any hurt, as Papias, and from him Eusebius, testify. This saint, from his extraordinary piety, was surnamed the Just.
Saint Ignatius

Saint Ignatius Loyola, Founder of the Jesuits

Saint Ignatius of Loyola, also known as Íñigo Oñaz López de Loyola, was of noble birth and was reared in the household of a prominent courtier. In 1517 he left his life at court to enter the army. He would later found the Society of Jesus, known as the Jesuits.

Saint Charbel Makhlouf

Saint Charbel Makhlouf, O.L.M., was a monk of the Lebanese Maronite Order and a priest in Lebanon. During his life he obtained a wide reputation for holiness and he has been canonized by the Catholic Church.
St. Rita of Cascia

St. Rita of Cascia

St. Rita of Cascia, Saint of the Impossible, led a life of many trials. Yet, during that life she also achieved many significant triumphs....

Saint Wenceslaus

Saint Wenceslaus is also the patron saint of: Bohemia, brewers, and Moravia. He had taken the vow of virginity and was known for his virtues and was martyred by his own brother.
Pope St. Cornelius

Pope St. Cornelius

Pope St. Cornelius whose feast day is September 16th. A Roman priest, Cornelius was elected Pope to succeed Fabian in an election delayed fourteen...
Pope St Gregory The Great

Pope St. Gregory The Great

Pope St. Gregory was born in Rome, the son of a wealthy Roman Senator. His mother was St. Sylvia. He followed the career of public...

Saint Dominic

St. Dominic (1170-1221), founder of the Order of Preachers (The Dominicans), received the Rosary from Our Lady. He is the patron of Astronomers and Falsely Accused People.

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