Saint Yvo was a member of the Order of Saint Augustine. He was made Bishop of Chartres, and was a consultant to King Philip of France. He is responsible in no small part for the Code of Canon Law in … Continue reading
The first saint ever to die in the United States as an American citizen was named Frances. She is Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini, who was born in 1850, and who died in 1917 at the age of sixty-seven. She came … Continue reading
He was the husband of Saint Dafrosa and the father of Saint Bibiana (Vivian) and Saint Demetria, all of whom were martyred for the Faith under Julian the Apostate. Saint Flavian, who had once been prefect of Rome, was branded … Continue reading
Saint Thomas the Apostle, who is also called Didymus, which means twin, was the great and outstanding apostle to the East after the death and resurrection of Our Lord. Persia and India both learned the true message of the Catholic … Continue reading
He was first a shepherd. He later became a priest and lived as a hermit under the Rule of Saint Benedict. He was appointed Abbot of Saint Sebastian’s at Silos in Spain. He miraculously delivered more than three hundred prisoners … Continue reading
Blessed Urban V was a Pope in the fourteenth century during the dreadful period when the Popes were living in Avignon, in France, and not in Rome, where they belonged. This was much to the detriment of the good of … Continue reading
This is the day of the octave before the birth of Jesus from the womb of Mary. It is the beginning of Our Lady’s last novena, awaiting the coming of her Divine Child Whom she had kept in her Womb … Continue reading
Saint Lazarus was the brother of Saint Mary Magdalen and Saint Martha. He was raised from the dead by Jesus, as we are told in the eleventh chapter of Saint John. He was one of the very first apostles to … Continue reading
She was the daughter of a king of Burgundy. She married the King of Italy. On his death, she married the Roman Emperor, Otto the Great. Left a widow, she became the ruler of the Empire. Before her death she … Continue reading
He was Bishop of Vercelli in northern Italy. The Arian Emperor Constantius banished him from his see for his strenuous opposition to the Arian heretics, who denied the divinity of Our Lord. Later he returned to his see where he … Continue reading
These were the three handsome and royal Jewish boys (the Babylonian names were Sidrach, Abdenago and Misach) who, during the Babylonian Captivity of the Jews, which lasted from 606 B.C. to 536 B.C., as companions of the great prophet Daniel, … Continue reading
She lived in Georgia in southern Russia. Even when enslaved by haters of the Catholic Faith, Saint Christiana, by her beautiful humility in all her prayers and by her wonderful miracles, converted thousands and thousands to the one true Faith.
Saint Nicasius was the Bishop of Rheims in France. He was martyred there, along with his holy sister, Saint Eutropia, and a great number of other Christians. This was in the same year that Saint John Chrysostom went to Heaven.
Saint Lucy was a little Sicilian girl who lived in Syracuse, and was martyred when she was twenty-one years old for the Catholic Faith. Her name is mentioned in the Roman Canon of the Mass and always in the Litany … Continue reading
Guadalupe is a little town three miles north of Mexico City. There, in the year 1531, thirty-nine years after Columbus discovered America, Our Lady appeared to a simple Indian fifty-five years old, named Juan Diego. Juan Diego had been converted … Continue reading