Achillius of Larissa May 15 2019

Saint Achillius Bishop of Larissa In Hosios Loukas Monastery, Boeotia, Greece Attribute:- Anonymous Unknown author [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsSee slide show - images exist behind defunct thumbnails Achillius was metropolitan of Larissa in Thessaly, Greece. Achillius is mainly remembered for his vehement defense of orthodoxy during the Council of Nicea and a miracle he performed in testimony against Arianism. "Taking up a stone, [...]

Maltese Saints for the 5th May 2019

The statue of saint Publius in Floriana Saint_Publius.JPG: Bonioderivative work: Rabanus Flavus [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)%5D Saint Publius; patron of Floriana, Malta, country of Malta Saint Publius (Maltese: San Publju) is a first century Maltese Saint. He is venerated as the first Bishop of Malta. St. Publius is Malta‘s first acknowledged saint, the prince of [...]

Saints of March 11

Calendar for March - wikipedia Saint Vindicianus (Vindician) ((in French) Vindicien) (c. 632-c. 712) was a bishop of Cambrai-Arras. His feast day is 11 March. He is called a spiritual follower of Saint Eligius(Saint Eloi). Traditionally, his birthplace is given as Bullecourt, near Bapaume. This is the birthplace indicated in the documents dating much later than the saint's death, but which claim to reproduce an ancient [...]

St. Valentine

What is the real story of Valentine's Day? Saint Valentine of Rome Saint Valentine Roman saint Description Saint Valentine, officially Saint Valentine of Rome, was a widely recognized 3rd-century Roman saint, commemorated in Christianity on February 14 and since the High Middle Ages is associated with a tradition of courtly love. Wikipedia Died: 14 February 269 AD, [...]

Celtic Saint 7 February

St Mel, bishop (d. 487) St Mael Most of the accounts of the life of St. Mel (Mael) emphasize his connection to other saints, especially the two patron saints of Ireland, Patrick and Brigid. It is not known exactly when or where Mel was born, but it is recorded that his father's name was Conis [...]

Saints today 7 February

Saints Feast days in February http://Saints Feast days in February Saint Moses Saint Moses Arab hermit and bishop who is called "the Apostle of the Saracens." He lived in the desert regions of Syria and Egypt, caring for the local nomadic tribes. Source https://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=5171

ST. HONORATUS, ARCHBISHOP OF ARLES-16 Jan 2019

Icon of Saint Honoratus of Arles, founder of Lérins Monastery. Creative Commons Life He was of a consular Roman family, then settled in Gaul, and was well versed in the liberal arts. In his youth he renounced the worship of idols and gained his elder brother, Venantius, to Christ, whom he also inspired with a contempt of the [...]

The Monk Paul of Thebes 15 January

The Monk Paul of Thebes Born      c. 227 AD Egypt Died       c. 342 AD Monastery of Saint Paul the Anchorite, Egypt Venerated in    Oriental Orthodox Churches Catholic Church Eastern Orthodox Church Anglican Church Major shrine   Monastery of Saint Paul the Anchorite, Egypt Feast February 9 (Oriental Orthodox Churches) January 15 (Catholic Church) January 15 (Eastern [...]

The Theophany of the Baptism of the Lord 14 January

  The Baptism of the Lord The Baptism of the Lord has historically been associated with the celebration of Epiphany. Even today, the Eastern Christian feast of Theophany, celebrated on January 6 as a counterpart to the Western feast of Epiphany, focuses primarily on the Baptism of the Lord as the revelation of God to [...]

Saint John Neumann 5 January

Saint John Neumann Feast day January 5 This is an extract taken from the Loyola Press and is the most readily understandable article on St John Neumann I found. There are other more detailed accounts, each containing basic biographical information, and the nature of his priesthood and works. Some biased and others not, They give [...]