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St. Gerard Majella: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, October 16, 2019

St. Gerard Majella is the patron of expectant mothers. He was born in 1726 in Muro, Italy to a family of seven. Majella grew up in a poverty with a ...

St. Teresa of Avila: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Teresa of Ă?vila was born Teresa Ali Fatim Corella Sanchez de Capeda y Ahumada in Ă?vila, Spain. Less than twenty years before Teresa was born in 1515, ...

St. Callistus I: Saint of the Day for Monday, October 14, 2019

Imagine that your biography was written by an enemy of yours. And that its information was all anyone would have not only for the rest of your life ...

St. Edward the Confessor: Saint of the Day for Sunday, October 13, 2019

Edward the Confessor was the son of King Ethelred III and his Norman wife, Emma, daughter of Duke Richard I of Normandy. He was born at Islip, ...

St. Wilfrid: Saint of the Day for Saturday, October 12, 2019

Born in Northumberland in 634, St. Wilfrid was educated at Lindesfarne and then spent some time in Lyons and Rome. Returning to England, he was ...

St. John XXIII: Saint of the Day for Friday, October 11, 2019

The man who would be Pope John XXIII was born in the small village of Sotto il Monte in Italy, on November 25, 1881. He was the fourth of fourteen ...

St. Francis Borgia: Saint of the Day for Thursday, October 10, 2019

Francis was a young nobleman at the court of the King of Spain. He became a Duke when he was only thirty-three and lived a happy, peaceful life with ...

Sts. Denis, Rusticus, and Eleutherius: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, October 09, 2019

The first mention we have of these three martyrs who died around 258 A.D. comes in the sixth century in the writings of Saint Gregory of Tours. ...

St. Pelagia: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Pelagia, more often called Margaret, on account of the magnificence of the pearls for which she had so often sold herself, was an actress of Antioch, ...

St. Artaldus: Saint of the Day for Monday, October 07, 2019

Artaldus (also called Arthaud) was born in the castle of Sothonod in Savoy. At the age of eighteen, he went to the court of Duke Amadeus III, but a ...