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. Frances of Rome

The saint of today is Saint Frances of Rome (or Saint Francesca Romana) (b. Rome, 1384 – d. Rome, March 9, 1440), like many saints, was born of wealthy Italian parents. Antonniazzo - Public domain When she was eleven years old, St. Frances decided to be a nun, but within two years her parents married [...]

St.David of Wales 1 March

St. David Patron Saint of Wales St. David's Day is marked every year on the anniversary of his death, it is not a public holiday, though many traditions have developed around the date.{Wolfgang Sauber} it has been celebrated regularly since David was canonised by Pope Callixtus II in the 12th century, with various customs developing. [...]

Feb 24 Sts of the day

February 24 Saint Matthias; Montanus and Lucius; Paul Shinji Sasaki; Philip Lindel Tsen; Praetextatus of Rouen;https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portal:Saints/Saint_of_the_day/February Saint Matthias; please click the image for his information Saint Matthias Workshop of Simone Martini • Public domain Paul Shinji Sasaki;  ...The cost of resistance to and non-cooperation with the government's religious policies was public criticism by prominent lay and ordained members [...]

Celtic – St Fionán (d. 661)-Feb 17

Saint Finian of Clonard Fionán was an Irish monk who accompanied Aidan from the island Iona of west Scotland to Lindisfarne, an island off north-east England (image). He succeeded him there as abbot. Bede called him “learned and prudent”: he was able to manage the tensions that emerged between the Celtic and Roman ritual expressions of Christianity [...]

 Blessed Luke Belludi OFM (c 1200- c 1285)

Sts. Peter and Paulhttps://anastpaul.wordpress.com Blessed Luke Belludi OFM In 1220, Saint Anthony (1195-1231) was preaching conversion to the inhabitants of Padua when a young nobleman, Luke Belludi, came up to him and humbly asked to receive the habit of the followers of Saint Francis.   Anthony liked the talented, well-educated Luke and personally recommended him to [...]

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, [...]

St. Giles Mary of St. Joseph

Saint Giles Mary of Saint Joseph’s Story Italiano: Effigie di F. Egidio da S. Giuseppe Laico professo de' Minori Scalzi, opera di Giuseppe Gnaccarini da un disegno di Giuseppe Rossi In the same year that a power-hungry Napoleon Bonaparte led his army into Russia, Giles Mary of Saint Joseph ended a life of humble service [...]

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