Saint of the Day
St. Teresa of Avila

St. Teresa of Avila


On Oct. 15, Roman Catholics celebrate the Spanish Carmelite reformer and mystic St. Teresa of Avila, whose life of prayer enriched the Church during the 16th centu

St. Callistus I

St. Callistus I


Pope Callistus I is celebrated in churches throughout the world as a saint and martyr on October 14.

St. Edward the Confessor

St. Edward the Confessor


St. Edward was born in 1003 as the son of the Duke of Normandy and nephew of King Edmund Ironside of England.

St. Wilfrid of York

St. Wilfrid of York


Born the son of a Northumbrian thegn in 634 in Northumbria, England, Wilfrid's mother died when he was a boy, and he never got along with his step-mother.

Pope Saint John XXIII

Pope Saint John XXIII


Born Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli at Sotto il Monte, Italy on 25 November 1881, Pope John XXIII was elected Pope on October 28, 1958. He died June 3, 1963 in Rome and

St. Francis Borgia

St. Francis Borgia


Francis Borgia was born October 28, 1510 in Gandia, Valencia, Spain as the son of the Duke of Gandia, the great grandson, from his father’s side, of Pope Alexand

St. Denis

St. Denis


This martyr and patron of France is regarded as the first bishop of Paris. His popularity is due to a series of legends.

Saints Sergius and Bacchus

Saints Sergius and Bacchus


Sergius and Bacchus were soldiers in the Roman army, attached to the household of the Emperor Maximilian. They were Christians. And they were lovers.

Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary

Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary


On October 7, the Roman Catholic Church celebrates the yearly feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. Known for several centuries by the alternate title of “Our Lady of

Blessed Marie Rose Durocher

Blessed Marie Rose Durocher


Canada was one diocese from coast to coast during the first eight years of Marie-Rose Durocher’s life. Its half-million Catholics had received civil and religiou