Pope St. Fabian

Pope St. Fabian

Eusebius, born just a few years after Fabian's death, tells us how Fabian came to Rome after Pope Anteros died in 236. A layperson,...
Saint Cecilia

St. Cecilia

Saint Cecilia is said to have heard heavenly music inside her heart when she was forced to marry the pagan, Valerian. A wealth of...

St. Apollinaris

St. Apollinaris was one of the most illustrious bishops of the second century. Eusebius, St. Jerome, Theodoret, and others speak of him in the...

Saint Julian

Saint Julian and his wife built an inn for travelers near a wide river, and a hospital for the poor. He gave help to a leper in his own bed and the leper turned out to be a angel from God who had been sent to test him. He is the patron of hotel keepers, travelers, and boatmen.
St Charles Borromeo

St. Charles Borromeo

St. Charles Borromeo was the son of Count Gilbert Borromeo and Margaret Medici, sister of Pope Pius IV. He was born at the family castle...
St Martha

St. Martha

St. Martha, Mary and their brother Lazarus were evidently close friends of Jesus. He came to their home simply as a welcomed guest, rather...
St Isaac the Great

St. Isaac the Great

Isaac the Great whose feast day is September 9 became a monk. He was the son of Catholicos  St. Nerses I of Armenia. He...

Blessed Thomas Maria Fusco

Blessed Thomas Maria Fusco was an Apostle of Charity of the Most Precious Blood, a friend of boys and girls and young people and attentive to every kind of poverty and human and spiritual misery.
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...

Saint John Chrysostom

Saint John Chrysostom, one of the greatest Early Church Fathers, was born around 347 AD. St. John, named Chrysostom (golden-mouthed) on account of his eloquence, came into the world of Christian parents in the city of Antioch. His mother, at the age of 20, was a model of virtue. He studied rhetoric under Libanius, a pagan, the most famous orator of the age. In 374, he began to lead the life of an anchorite in the mountains near Antioch, but in 386 the poor state of his health forced him to return to Antioch, where he was ordained a priest.

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