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Saints for Today: Peter Chrysologus, Bishop & Doctor of the Church (406-450)

Feast Day: July 30 Peter, a native of Imola, Italy, was a deacon there when chosen bishop of Ravenna. Upon the death of the Archbishop...

Saints for Today: Bridget of Sweden, Religious (1303-1373)

Feast Day: July 23 From age seven on, Bridget had visions of Jesus Christ crucified. Her visions formed the basis for her activity—always with emphasis on...

Saints for Today: Camillus de Lellis, Priest (1550-1614)

Feast Day: July 18 Camillus de Lellis was born in Bocchianico, Italy. His mother died when he was a child, his father neglected him, and he...

Saints for Today: Cyril of Alexandria, Bishop (376-444)

Feast Day: June 27 Cyril was born in Alexandria, Egypt. His uncle, Theophilus, was the patriarch of Alexandria and upon his death, Cyril succeeded him as...

Saints for Today: Josemaria Escriva, Priest (1902-1975)

Feast Day: June 26. By the time he was 15, Josemaria had seen three of his sisters die as children and his father go through...

Saints for Today: Methodius of Constantinople (790-847)

  Patriarch of Constantinople, modern Istanbul, Methodius was born in Syracuse, Sicily, and built a monastery on the Greek island of Chios. He played a...

Saints for Today: Norbert, Bishop (1080-1134)

Feast Day: June 06 Bishop and founder of the Premonstratensians, Norbert was born of a noble family related to the Emperor. He led a worldly...

Saints for Today: Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Feast Day: May 31 Set aside by the Roman Church as an important feast, the Visitation celebrates Mary’s sojourn with her cousin, Elizabeth, pregnant with Saint...

Saints for Today: Bede the Venerable, Priest & Doctor of the Church (672-735)

Feast Day: May 25. A scholarly man and one of the most learned of his time, Bede compiled meticulous historical records recounting the development of...

Saints for Today: Rita of Cascia, Religious (1381-1457)

Feast Day: May 22 Born at Roccaporena in Umbria, Italy, Rita wished in childhood to become a nun but married in deference to her parents' wishes...

Saints for Today: John of Avila, Priest and Doctor of the Church (1500-1569)

Feast Day: May 10 John of Avila lived in the first half of the sixteenth century. He was born in Almodóvar del Campo (Ciudad Real, in...

Saints for Today: James, Apostle and Martyr (1st C.)

Feast Day: May 3rd Saint James called “the Younger” or “the Less,” was the son of Alphaeus of Cleophas. His mother Mary was either a sister...

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