Saint Ignatius of Loyola -31 July-1 August 2017

Saint Ignatius of Loyola Saint of the Day for July 31 (October 23, 1491 – July 31, 1556) https://www.franciscanmedia.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/SODJul31.mp3 Saint Ignatius of Loyola’s Story The founder of the Jesuits was on his way to military fame and fortune when a cannon ball shattered his leg. Because there were no books of romance on hand during his [...]

Saints of the day 9-21 February 2017

Link: Saint Jerome Emiliani Saint of the Day for February 9 (1486 – February 8, 1537) February Calendar 21 February; Saint Peter Damian Saint of the Day for February 21 (988 – February 22, 1072) Canonized: 1823 Peter was born in Italy in 1007. When his parents died, he went to live with one of his older brothers, [...]

St Thomas Aquinas 28 January 2017

Saint Thomas Aquinas Saint of the Day for January 28 ( 1225 – March 7, 1274) Listen: https://www.franciscanmedia.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/SODJan28.mp3 Image Carlo Crivelli (circa 1435–circa 1495) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Saint Raymond of Peñafort-7 January 2017

Saint of the Day for Saturday, January 7th, 2017 Saint Raymond of Peñafort Saint Raymond of Peñafort, Patron Saint of Canonists (Feast day - January 7) Born in Spain, St. Raymond was a relative of the King of Aragon. From childhood he had a tender love and devotion to the ... continue reading Source: http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=315 Life [...]

Catholic -Blessed Bartholomew of Vicenza-27 October 2016

Blessed Bartholomew of Vicenza Saint of the Day for October 27 (c. 1200 – 1271) https://wp.franciscanmedia.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/SODOct27.mp3 Blessed Bartholomew of Vicenza’s Story Dominicans honor one of their own today, Blessed Bartholomew of Vicenza. This was a man who used his skills as a preacher to challenge the heresies of his day. Bartholomew was born in Vicenza [...]

Saint of the day 29th April

St. Catherine of Siena Lived: (1347-1380) | Feast Day: Friday, April 29, 2016 The value Catherine makes central in her short life and which sounds clearly and consistently through her experience is complete surrender to Christ. What is most impressive about her is that she learns to view her surrender to her Lord as a [...]

Saint of the day 5th April

St. Vincent Ferrer Lived: (1350?-1419) | Feast Day: Tuesday, April 5, 2016 The polarization in the Church today is a mild breeze compared with the tornado that ripped the Church apart during the lifetime of this saint. If any saint is a patron of reconciliation, Vincent Ferrer is. Despite parental opposition, he entered the Dominican [...]