St. Severian 21 Feb. Bishop of Scythopolis

February 21st - As bishop of Scythopolis, Palestine (Bet She'an, Israel), Severian zealously defended the teachings of the Church at the Council of Chalcedon in 451, refuting the Monophysite heretics who denied that Christ had two natures (divine and human). The council defined the dogma that Christ is both true God and true man. About [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

 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, [...]

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. Fabian-pope-19 January 2019

Image Detail from Saint John the Baptist, Saint Fabian and Saint Sebastian | Miguel Ximénez St. Fabian's Life Saint FabianSaint of the Day for January 19(c. 200 – January 20, 250) Pope Fabian (Latin: Fabianus; c. 200 – 20 January 250) was the Bishop of Rome from 10 January 236 to his death in 250,[2] succeeding Anterus. He is famous for the miraculous nature of [...]

Saint Ailred (or Aelred) of Rievaulx (1110-67) 12 Jan.2019

Born1110 Hexham, Northumberland, England Died12 January 1167 (aged 56–57) Rievaulx, Yorkshire, England Resting place Rievaulx chapter house next to William, first abbo tVenerated in Roman Catholic Church; Anglican Communion Major shrineRievaulx Abbey, Yorkshire, England (destroyed) Feast12 January Attributes Abbot holding a book Patronage bladder stone sufferers https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aelred_of_Rievaulx Aelred was an Anglo-Saxon, born in Hexham, Northumbria, in 1110. His father, a married priest, [...]

St. Stephen -protomartyr

St Stephen BiographySaint (d. c. 36) Acts 7:54-60 New International Version (NIV) The Stoning of Stephen 54 When the members of the Sanhedrin heard this, they were furious and gnashed their teeth at him. 55 But Stephen, full of the Holy Spirit, looked up to heaven and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God. 56 “Look,” he [...]