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St. Valentine Berrio-Ochoa: Saint of the Day for Friday, November 01, 2019

Bishop and martyr of Vietnam. A native of Ellorio, Spain, he entered the Dominican Order and was sent to the Philippines. From there he went to ...

St. Wolfgang: Saint of the Day for Thursday, October 31, 2019

Wolfgang (d. 994) + Bishop and reformer. Born in Swabia, Germany, he studied at Reichenau under the Benedictines and at Wurzburg before serving as a ...

St. Alphonsus Rodriguez: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Confessor and Jay brother, also called Alonso. He was born in Segovia, Spain, on July 25, 1532, the son of a wealthy merchant, and was prepared for ...

St. Narcissus: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, October 29, 2019

St. Narcissus was born towards the end of the first century in AD 99. He was almost 80-years-old when he was placed at the head of the church of ...

St. Jude Thaddaeus: Saint of the Day for Monday, October 28, 2019

St. Jude, known as Thaddaeus, was a brother of St. James the Less, and a relative of Our Saviour. He was one of the 12 Apostles of Jesus and his ...

St. Frumentius: Saint of the Day for Sunday, October 27, 2019

Called "Abuna" or "the fa­ther' of Ethiopia, sent to that land by St. Athanasius. Frumentius was born in Tyre, Lebanon. While on a voyage in the Red ...

St. Bean: Saint of the Day for Saturday, October 26, 2019

On December 16, there is named in the Roman Martyrology and in certain Irish calendars a Saint Bean in Ireland, who had been confused with the St. ...

St. Daria: Saint of the Day for Friday, October 25, 2019

There is very little known about them. Chrysanthus was an Egyptian, son of a Patrician, Polemius. He was brought to Rome from Alexandria during the ...

St. Anthony Mary Claret: Saint of the Day for Thursday, October 24, 2019

Claretian archbishop and founder. Anthony was born in Salient in Catalonia, Spain, in 1807, the son of a weaver. He took up weaving but then studied ...

St. John of Capistrano: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, October 23, 2019

St. John was born at Capistrano, Italy in 1385, the son of a former German knight in that city. He studied law at the University of Perugia and ...