Saint Clare of Assisi was one of the first followers of Saint Francis of Assisi. She founded the Order of Saint Clare, commonly referred to today as the Poor Clares.
Saint Francis Borgia, 4th duke of Gandía, 3rd Father General of the Jesuit Order, Grandee of Spain, (Gandía, 28 October 1510 – 30 September 1572, Rome) was a Spanish Jesuit and third Superior General of the Society of Jesus. He was canonized on 20 June 1670.
St. John Chrysostom, one of the greatest Early Church Fathers, was born around 347 AD. St. John, named Chrysostom (golden-mouthed) on account of his...
Pope Saint Leo I is one of the only two Popes in two thousand years to be called "the Great." He is perhaps most famous for persuading Attila the Hun to abandon his plans to sack the city of Rome and to withdraw his forces beyond the Danube river (452)
Between May 13 and October 13, 1917, three children, Portuguese shepherds from Aljustrel, received apparitions of Our Lady at Cova da Iria, near Fatima,...
First Bishop of Trier. According to an ancient legend, he was one of the seventy-two disciples of Christ, and was sent to Gaul by St. Peter as bishop, together with the deacon Valerius and the subdeacon Maternus, to preach the Gospel. They came to the Rhine and to Elegia (Ehl) in Alsace, where Maternus died. His two companions hastened back to St. Peter and begged him to restore the dead man to life. St. Peter gave his pastoral staff to Eucharius, and, upon being touched with it, Maternus, who had been in his grave for forty days, returned to life. The Gentiles were then converted in large numbers.
Pope Saint Gregory The Great (590-604) is certainly one of the most notable figures in Ecclesiastical History. He has exercised in many respects a momentous influence on the doctrine, the organization, and the discipline of the Catholic Church.
St. Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin and Martyr whose feast day is November 25th. She is one of the 14 Holy Helpers and the patroness of philosophers, preachers, nurses, mechanics, craftsmen who work with a wheel (potters, spinners, etc.), archivists, dying people, educators, girls, jurists, lawyers, librarians, libraries, maidens, millers, hat-makers, nurses, philosophers, preachers, scholars, schoolchildren, scribes, secretaries, and unmarried girls.
Bishop of Paris, martyred along with his deacons Rusticus and Eleutherius in about 275.
Pope Saint Cletus, the third Pope, governed the Roman Church from about 76 to about 88 during the reigns of the Emperor Vespasian and of Domitian.