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St. Boniface of Mainz: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, June 05, 2019

Winfrith had expected to return to England from Friesland (in what is now Holland) in triumph. He had left the land where he was a respected scholar, ...

St. Francis Caracciolo: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, June 04, 2019

Founder of the Minor Clerks Regular with St. John Augustine Adorno. He was born in 1563, a member of a noble Neapolitan family. Though he had a rare ...

St. Charles Lwanga and Companions: Saint of the Day for Monday, June 03, 2019

For those of us who think that the faith and zeal of the early Christians died out as the Church grew more safe and powerful through the centuries, ...

Sts. Marcellinus and Peter: Saint of the Day for Sunday, June 02, 2019

Though we know very little about these two martyrs under Diocletian, there is no question that the early church venerated them. Evidence of the ...

St. Justin Martyr: Saint of the Day for Saturday, June 01, 2019

Christian apologist, born at Flavia Neapolis, about A.D. 100, converted to Christianity about A.D. 130, taught and defended the Christian religion in ...

St. Mechtildis: Saint of the Day for Friday, May 31, 2019

Benedictine abbess and miracle worker. She was the daughter of Count Berthold of Andechs, in modem Bavaria, Germany. The count and his wife, Sophia, ...

St. Joan of Arc: Saint of the Day for Thursday, May 30, 2019

St. Joan of Arc is the patroness of soldiers and of France. On January 6, 1412, Joan of Arc was born to pious parents of the French peasant class in ...

St. Maximinus of Trier: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Bishop of Trier, Germany, from 332, and a miracle worker. He was probably born at Silly, France, and succeeded St. Agritus as bishop of Trier, giving ...