St. Bonaventure 15 July 2017

Saint Bonaventure Saint of the Day for July 15 (1221 – July 15, 1274)     Saint Bonaventure’s Story Perhaps not a household name for most people, Saint Bonaventure, nevertheless, played an important role in both the medieval Church and the history of the Franciscan Order. A senior faculty member at the University of Paris, Saint [...]

Saint Leopold Mandic 28th July

Saint Leopold Mandic The Saint of Confession On 12th May, 1866, in Castelnuovo - a small port at the southern tip of Dalmatia - a twelfth child was born to Peter and Caroline Mandic. He was named and baptised Bogdan, 'the God-given-one'. Although physically frail, from his youth he showed signs of great spiritual strength [...]