Saint John Bosco

Saint John Bosco (1815-1888) founder of the Salesians dedicated to a help kids who were poor, abandoned kids, and kids at risk. His incorrupt body can be seen to this day.

Saint Hyacintha of Mariscotti

Saint Hyacintha of Mariscotti (1585 - 1640 ) was a religious of the Third Order of St. Francis and foundress of the Sacconi. At length she was touched by God's grace, and the earnest exhortations of her confessor at the time of serious illness made her see the folly of the past and brought about a complete change in her life. She made a public confession of her faults in the refectory, discarded her costly garments, wore an old habit, went barefoot, frequently fasted on bread and water, chastised her body by vigils and severe scourging, and practised mortifications to such an extent that the decree of canonization considers the preservation of her life a continued miracle.

Servant of God Brother Juniper

Servant of God Brother Juniper (1210- 1258) - Several stories about Juniper in the Little Flowers of St. Francis illustrate his exasperating generosity. Once Juniper was taking care of a sick man who had a craving to eat pig’s feet. This helpful friar went to a nearby field, captured a pig and cut off one foot, and then served this meal to the sick man. The owner of the pig was furious and immediately went to Juniper’s superior. When Juniper saw his mistake, he apologized profusely. He also ended up talking this angry man into donating the rest of the pig to the friars!

Saint Thomas Aquinas, Doctor of the Church

Saint Thomas Aquinas, priest and doctor of the Church, patron of all universities and of students. St. Thomas was one of the greatest and most influential theologians of all time.

Saint Angela Merici

Saint Angela Merici (1474 - 1540) was the foundress of the Ursulines. As a young woman she became a member of the Third Order of St. Francis (now known as the Secular Franciscan Order), and lived a life of great austerity, wishing, like St. Francis, to own nothing, not even a bed.

Saint Titus

Saint Titus, a disciple of St. Paul the Apostle, for whom he was secretary. According to tradition he was the first bishop of Crete.

Saint Timothy

Saint Timothy was the first first-century Christian bishop of Ephesus, whom tradition relates died around the year AD 97. The New Testament indicates that Timothy traveled with Saint Paul, who was also his mentor. He is addressed as the recipient of the Epistles to Timothy.

Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul

This feast commemorates the conversion of St. Paul the Apostle on the road to Damascus.
Saint Francis-de-Sales

Saint Francis de Sales

Saint Francis de Sales (1567-1622), Bishop of Geneva, and Doctor of the Church. His preaching brought thousands of Protestants back to the Catholic fold, and his writings on the spiritual life have proved highly influential. He is the patron of Journalists and Church Unity.

Saint Marianne Cope

Virgin, Professed Sister of St Francis, missionary to leprosy patients. also known as Saint Marianne of Moloka'i. She was beatified in 2005 and declared a saint by Pope Benedict XVI in 2012.

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