Non of Wales 3 March 2017

A Celebration of Tenacity ---------------------------------- Very little is known about the late-fifth-century Saint Nonna (or Nonnita in Welsh, Non) other than the fact that she was the mother of Saint David, Patron of Wales. She herself, however, is more closely connected with Altarnon in Cornwall, where a church and a well are dedicated to her. [...]

St. Marguerite Bourgeoys- January 12th, 2017 

St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Marguerite had survived many threats in the twenty-six years she had been in wilderness of Canada. She had lived through Iroquois attacks, a fire that destroyed her small village, plagues on the ... continue reading     Source: Saint of the Day for Thursday, January 12th, 2017 - Saints & Angels - [...]

 St. Catherine of Alexandria-25th November 2016

St. Catherine of Alexandria Audio from Franciscan media   A virgin and martyr whose feast is celebrated in the Latin Church and in the various Oriental churches on 25 November, and who for almost six centuries was the object of a very popular devotion. Of noble birth and learned in the sciences, when only eighteen [...]

Celtic saint of the day 29th April

St. Endellion, Virgin, Nun, Recluse (Endelient) 6th century. Near Port Isaac, on the north coast of Cornwall, is the little village of Endellion, where the Roscarrock family made their home for four hundred years, and where Nicholas, to whom we owe so much information about the saints of Cornwall was born. He lived through the [...]

Saint of the Day 16th April

St. Bernadette Soubirous     Lived: (1844-1879) | Feast Day: Saturday, April 16, 2016 Bernadette Soubirous was born in 1844, the first child of an extremely poor miller in the town of Lourdes in southern France. The family was living in the basement of a dilapidated building when on February 11,1858, the Blessed Virgin Mary [...]

Saint of the Day Thursday, March 3, 2016

Saint of the Day Thursday, March 3, 2016 St. Katharine Drexel Lived: (1858-1955) | Feast Day: Thursday, March 3, 2016 If your father is an international banker and you ride in a private railroad car, you are not likely to be drawn into a life of voluntary poverty. But if your mother opens your home [...]

Celtic saint of the day 25th February

St. Walburga Walburga is the daughter of St. Richard and Una his wife, and sister to SS. Willibald and Wunnibald, and she remained at the abbey at Wimbourne under the Abbess St. Tetta when her menfolk set off for the Holy Land. Later she joined her brothers in Germany, when her uncle, St. Boniface, sent [...]

Saint of the Day 4th January

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton (1774-1821) aka Mother Seton, the first native born American to be canonized by the Roman Catholic Church - Author unknown   ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON—1774-1821   This first American-born saint accomplished more in twelve years than most people do in a whole lifetime. From 1809 to 1821, the year she died, [...]

Saint of the day -Thursday October 1st Thérèse of the Child Jesus

Lived: (1873-1897) | Feast Day: Thursday, October 1, 2015 "I prefer the monotony of obscure sacrifice to all ecstasies. To pick up a pin for love can convert a soul." These are the words of Thérèse of the Child Jesus, a Carmelite nun called the "Little Flower," who lived a cloistered life of obscurity in [...]