Saint of the Day
Queenship of Mary

Queenship of Mary


In this feast, particularly cherished by the Popes of modern times, we celebrate Mary as the Queen of Heaven and Earth.

Pope Pius X

Pope Pius X


Pope Pius X, born Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto, was the first Pope elected in the 20th century. He came to the papal office in 1903 and died 11 years later in 1914, j

St. Bernard de Clairvaux

St. Bernard de Clairvaux


On August 20 the Church celebrates the feast day of St. Bernard of Clairvaux, a Doctor of the Church thanks to his writings and sermons which greatly influenced Eu

St. John Eudes

St. John Eudes


St. John Eudes was a French missionary and the founder of the Congregation of Our Lady of Charity, and was also the author of the liturgical worship of the Sacred

St. Louis of Toulouse

St. Louis of Toulouse


Louis showed early signs of attachment to prayer and to the corporal works of mercy.

Saint Joan of the Cross

Saint Joan of the Cross


Born in 1666 in Anjou, France, Joan worked in the family business—a small shop near a religious shrine—from an early age.

St. Stephen of Hungary

St. Stephen of Hungary


On Aug. 16, the Catholic Church celebrates the feast day of King Saint Stephen of Hungary, the monarch who led his country to embrace the Christian faith during th

Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary

Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary


Today, Catholics and many other Christians celebrate the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This significant feast day recalls the spiritual and p

St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe

St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe


Saint Maximilian Kolbe, the Polish Franciscan priest, missionary and martyr, is celebrated throughout the Church today, August 14.

St. Pontian and St. Hippolytus

St. Pontian and St. Hippolytus


St. Pontian became Pope in the year 230. Hippolytus was a priest and well-respected theologian in the early third century.