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Lazarus

Lazarus

Lazarus, the friend of Jesus, the brother of Martha and Mary, was the one of whom the Jews said, “See how much he loved him.” In their sight, Jesus raised his

St. Ludger Apostle of Saxony

St. Ludger Apostle of Saxony

St Ludger was born in Friseland about the year 743. His father, who was a nobleman of the first rank in that country, at the child's own request, committed him ver

Annunciation of the Lord

Annunciation of the Lord

The feast of the Annunciation, now recognized as a solemnity, was first celebrated in the fourth or fifth century. Its central focus is the Incarnation: God has be

St. Catherine of Sweden

St. Catherine of Sweden

St. Catherine was born near the beginning of the fourteenth century to parents Ulfo and St. Bridget of Sweden.

St. Turibius de Mogrovejo

St. Turibius de Mogrovejo

Catholics in Latin America and throughout the world will celebrate the life and ministry of St. Turibius of Mogrovejo on March 23.

St. Nicholas Owen

St. Nicholas Owen

Nicholas, familiarly known as “Little John,” was small in stature but big in the esteem of his fellow Jesuits.

Blessed John of Parma

Blessed John of Parma

The seventh general minister of the Franciscan Order, John was known for his attempts to bring back the earlier spirit of the Order after the death of Saint Franci

Saint Salvator of Horta

Saint Salvator of Horta

Salvator was born during Spain’s Golden Age. Art, politics, and wealth were flourishing. So was religion. Ignatius of Loyola founded the Society of Jesus in 1540

St. Joseph, Groom of Blessed Mary

St. Joseph, Groom of Blessed Mary

St. Joseph is honored with feast days throughout the Liturgical Year. This feast encourages us to look at Joseph's role as husband and head of the Holy Family.

St. Cyril of Jerusalem

St. Cyril of Jerusalem

On March 18, the Roman Catholic Church honors St. Cyril of Jerusalem, a fourth-century bishop and Doctor of the Church whose writings are still regarded as masterf

St. Patrick of Ireland

St. Patrick of Ireland

On March 17 Catholics will celebrate St. Patrick, the fifth century bishop and patron of Ireland, whose life of holiness set the example for many of the Church's f

St. Heribert of Cologne

St. Heribert of Cologne

Archbishop of Cologne, Germany, and chancellor of Emperor Otto III . He was born in Worms, where he was ordained after being educated by the Benedictines of Gorze

St. Louise de Marillac

St. Louise de Marillac

St. Louise de Marillac was born on August 15, 1591 near the town of Meux, France. Louise received an education from the Dominican convent at Poissy and eventually

St. Matilda

St. Matilda

Matilda, Queen of Germany and wife of King Henry I was the daughter of Count Dietrich of Westphalia and Reinhild of Denmark.

Saint Leander of Seville

Saint Leander of Seville

Saint Leander introduced its recitation as a means of uniting the faithful. Let’s pray that the recitation may enhance that unity today.

Blessed Angela Salawa

Blessed Angela Salawa

Humility should never be mistaken for lack of conviction, insight or energy. Angela brought the Good News and material assistance to some of Christ’s “least on

St. John Ogilvie

St. John Ogilvie

St. John was executed for treason, refusing to accept King James I’s claim of supremacy over the Church. Pope Paul VI canonized him in 1976, making him Scotland

Pope Simplicius

Pope Simplicius

Pope St. Simplicius was the last pope to be elected without the intercession of Arian barbarians. He was elected March 3, 468 by the clergy and citizens of Rome wi

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