Saints Of The Day

St. Bonaventure

Born in Bagnoregio, a town in central Italy, he was cured of a serious illness as a boy through the prayers of Francis of Assisi.

Read More 15-07-2016

St. Kateri Tekakwitha

Now she would be treated as a slave. Because she would not work on Sunday, she received no food that day.

Read More 14-07-2016

St. Henry

As German king and Holy Roman Emperor, Henry was a practical man of affairs. He was energetic in consolidating his rule.

Read More 13-07-2016

St. John Wall (John Jones and John Wall)

These two friars were martyred in England in the 16th and 17th centuries for refusing to deny their faith.

Read More 12-07-2016

St. Benedict

Benedict was born into a distinguished family in central Italy, studied at Rome and early in life was drawn to the monastic life.

Read More 11-07-2016

St. Augustine Zhao Rong and Companions

Depending on China's relations with the outside world, Christianity over the centuries was free to grow or was forced to operate secretly.

Read More 09-07-2016

St. Gregory Grassi and Companions

Christian missionaries have often gotten caught in the crossfire of wars against their own countries.

Read More 08-07-2016

St. Anthony Zaccaria

At the same time that Martin Luther was attacking abuses in the Church, a reformation within the Church was already being attempted.

Read More 05-07-2016

St. Elizabeth of Portugal

At her birth in 1271, her father, Pedro III, future king of Aragon, was reconciled with his father, James, the reigning monarch.

Read More 04-07-2016

Saint Junipero Serra

In 1776, when the American Revolution was beginning in the east, another part of the future United States was being born in California.

Read More 01-07-2016