Saints Of The Day

St. Dominic

On a journey through France with his bishop, he came face to face with the then virulent Albigensian heresy at Languedoc.

Read More 08-08-2016

St. Alphonsus Liguori

Alphonsus, declared patron of moral theologians by Pius XII in 1950, would rejoice in that statement.

Read More 01-08-2016

Blessed Antonio Lucci

His 23 years as bishop were marked by visits to local parishes and a renewal of gospel living among the people of his diocese.

Read More 27-07-2016

Sts. Joachim and Anne

In the Scriptures, Matthew and Luke furnish a legal family history of Jesus, tracing ancestry to show that Jesus is the culmination of great promises.

Read More 26-07-2016

St. James

On another occasion, James and John gave evidence that the nickname Jesus gave them—“sons of thunder”—was an apt one.

Read More 25-07-2016

St. Mary Magdalene

Most Scripture scholars today point out that there is no scriptural basis for confusing the two women.

Read More 22-07-2016

St. Lawrence of Brindisi

At first glance perhaps the most remarkable quality of Lawrence of Brindisi is his outstanding gift of languages.

Read More 21-07-2016

St. Mary MacKillop

Her priest-friend proved unreliable in many ways and his responsibilities for direction of the Sisters were removed.

Read More 19-07-2016

St. Camillus de Lellis

His mother died when he was a child, his father neglected him, and he grew up with an excesive love for gambling.

Read More 18-07-2016

Our Lady of Mount Carmel

By the 13th century they became known as “Brothers of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.”

Read More 16-07-2016