Saint of the Day
St. Anthony Claret

St. Anthony Claret


Anthony Claret was born in Spain in 1807 and like his father, he was a weaver by trade. In his spare time, he studied Latin, and at the age of 22.

St. John of Capistrano

St. John of Capistrano


On Oct. 23, the Catholic Church celebrates the life of Saint John of Capistrano, a Franciscan priest whose life included a political career, extensive missionary j

Pope Saint John Paul II

Pope Saint John Paul II


Saint John Paul II is perhaps one of the most well-known pontiffs in recent history, and is most remembered for his charismatic nature, his love of youth and his w

St. Ursula and the Virgins of Cologne

St. Ursula and the Virgins of Cologne


In the fourth century the pagan Saxons began to invade England, intent on destroying the Catholic Faith and violating the purity of all young English virgins.

St. Bertilla Boscardin

St. Bertilla Boscardin


Anna Francesca Boscardin was born October 6, 1888 in Brendola, Italy. She lived a very difficult childhood in a poor peasant family with a violently abusive alcoho

The North American Martyrs

The North American Martyrs


Also known as Canadian Martyrs; Isaac Jogues and Companions; Jesuit Martyrs of North America; Martyrs of New France.

St. Paul of the Cross

St. Paul of the Cross


Paul Francis Daneii was born at Ovada, Piedmont in northern Italy on January 3 of 1694. After receiving a vision, and while still a layman, he founded the Barefoot

St. Luke the Evangelist

St. Luke the Evangelist


On October 18, Catholics and other Christians around the world will celebrate the feast of St. Luke, the physician and companion of St. Paul whose gospel preserved

St. Ignatius of Antioch

St. Ignatius of Antioch


On Oct. 17, the Roman Catholic Church remembers the early Church Father, bishop, and martyr Saint Ignatius of Antioch, whose writings attest to the sacramental and

Blessed Fr Augustine Thevarparambil

Blessed Fr Augustine Thevarparambil


Blessed Fr Augustine Thevarparambil led a very simple life for the poor and wished to be with them even after death. He spent everything he had for the poor.