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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

St. Frances of Rome

St. Frances of Rome

St. Frances was born into a noble Roman family in the year 1384. From an early age, Frances felt drawn to the religious life, but at the age of thirteen her parent

St. John of God, Confessor

St. John of God, Confessor

The Catholic Church celebrates the extraordinary life of St. John of God on March 8. The saint lived through decades of sin and suffering before a profound convers

Sts. Perpetua and Felicity and their Companions

Sts. Perpetua and Felicity and their Companions

St. Perpetua was a young, well-educated, noblewoman and mother living in the city of Carthage in North Africa.

St. Colette

St. Colette

Colette was born January 13, 1381 as the daughter of a carpenter named DeBoilet at Corby Abbey in Picardy, France. Orphaned at seventeen, she distributed her inher

St. John Joseph of the Cross

St. John Joseph of the Cross

John Joseph was very ascetic even as a young man. He devoted himself even at his youngest years to a life of poverty and fasting.

St. Casimir of Poland

St. Casimir of Poland

On March 4, the Catholic Church honors Saint Casimir Jagiellon, a prince whose life of service to God has made him a patron saint of Poland, Lithuania, and young p

St. Katharine Drexel

St. Katharine Drexel

On March 3, the universal Church celebrates the feast of St. Katharine Drexel, a Philadelphia heiress who abandoned her family’s fortune to found an order of sis

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