Saint of the Day
St. Martin de Porres

St. Martin de Porres


St. Martin de Porres was born in Lima, Peru in 1579 as the son of Spaniard Juan de Porres, and a freed colored-woman from Panama, Ana Velasquez.

All Souls Day

All Souls Day


The commemoration of all the faithful departed is celebrated by the Church on November 2, or, if this falls on a Sunday or a solemnity, the feast is celebrated on

All Saints' Day

All Saints' Day


The Solemnity of All Saints is celebrated on the first of November. It was instituted to honour all of the saints, both known and unknown.

St. Wolfgang, Bishop

St. Wolfgang, Bishop


St. Wolfgang, Bishop and reformer. Born in Swabia, Germany, he studied at Reichenau under the Benedictines and at Wurzburg before serving as a teacher in the cathe

St. Alonso Rodriguez

St. Alonso Rodriguez


On October 30, the Catholic Church honors a man whose humble occupation gave the world only glimpses of his extraordinary holiness.

St. Narcissus Bishop of Jerusalem

St. Narcissus Bishop of Jerusalem


St. Narcissus Bishop of Jerusalem October 29 Second Century St. Narcissus was born towards the close of the first century, and was almost fourscore years old.

St. Jude Thaddeus and St. Simon the Zealot, Apostles

St. Jude Thaddeus and St. Simon the Zealot, Apostles


St. Jude, known as Thaddaeus, was a brother of St. James the Lesser, and a relative of Jesus. Ancient writers tell us that he preached the Gospel in Judea.

St. Frumentius of Ethiopia

St. Frumentius of Ethiopia


St. Frumentius helped in a great capacity to bring Christianity to Ethiopia. He was born in Lebanon, and was shipwrecked in East Africa.

St. Evaristus, Pope

St. Evaristus, Pope


St. Evaristus was the son of a Greek Jew, originally from Bethlehem, and was the sixth Pope of the Catholic Church. He is traditionally considered a martyr.

St. Crispin and St. Crispinian

St. Crispin and St. Crispinian


Sts. Crispin and Crispinian were brothers. Together, they evangelized Gaul in the middle of the third century. Working from Soissons, they preached the streets by