Catholic Saint of the Day

Catholic Saint of the Day

St. Norbert

St. Norbert

St. Norbert was born at Xanten in the Rhineland, about the year 1080. The early part of his life was devoted to the world and its pleasures. He entered upon the ecclesiastical state in...
St Matthew

St. Matthew the Apostle

St. Matthew, one of the twelve Apostles, is the author of the first Gospel. This has been the constant tradition of the Church and is confirmed by the Gospel itself. He was the son...
Immaculate Heart

Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

In the midst of the second world war Pope Pius XII put the whole world under the special protection of our Savior's Mother by consecrating it to her Immaculate Heart, and in 1944 he...

Saint Matthew the Apostle

St. Matthew, one of the twelve Apostles, is the author of the first Gospel. This has been the constant tradition of the Church and is confirmed by the Gospel itself. He was the son of Alpheus and was called to be an Apostle while sitting in the tax collectors place at Capernaum. Before his conversion he was a publican, i.e., a tax collector by profession. He is to be identified with the "Levi" of Mark and Luke.

Pope Bl. Urban V

Blessed Pope Urban V was born Guillaume de Grimoard at Grisac in Languedoc, 1310.  He studied canon law and theology in Avignon and became a Benedictine monk.  He was named abbot of his monastery...
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 Nicholas

Saint Nicholas was Bishop of Myra in modern Turkey. St. Nicholas is venerated as the patron of children. The legend of the "three children" gave rise to his patronage of children and the giving of presents in his name at Christmas time.
St. John of Capistrano

St. John of Capistrano

St. John was born at Capistrano, Italy in 1385, the son of a former German knight in that city. He studied law at the University of Perugia and practiced as a lawyer in the...

Saint Henry

Saint Henry (972-1024), German king and Holy Roman Emperor, is the patron saint of the childless, of Dukes, of the handicapped and those rejected by Religious Order
St. Paul

St. Paul

St. Paul, the indefatigable Apostle of the Gentiles, was converted from Judaism on the road to Damascus. He remained some days in Damascus after his Baptism, and then went to Arabia, possibly for a...

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