St Francis of Assisi for kids 4 October

  Kids learn about the biography of Saint Francis of Assisi from the Middle Ages. Catholic friar who took an oath of poverty.     Occupation: Catholic Friar Born: 1182 in Assisi, Italy Died: 1226 in Assisi, Italy Best known for: Founding the Franciscan Order Biography: Saint Francis of Assisi was a Catholic friar who [...]

Saint Joseph of Cupertino Saint of the Day for 18 September

Saint Joseph of Cupertino Saint of the Day for September 18 (June 17, 1603 – September 18, 1663) ST. JOSEPH OF CUPERTINO: THE DUNCE—1603-1663 If ever a tiny child began life with nothing in his favor it was Joseph of Cupertino; he had only one hopeful and saving quality—that he knew it. Other boys of his [...]

St. Dominic – 8th August

St. Dominic Lived: (1170-1221) | Feast Day: Monday, August 8, 2016 If he hadn’t taken a trip with his bishop, Dominic would probably have remained within the structure of contemplative life; after the trip, he spent the rest of his life being a contemplative in active apostolic work. Born in old Castile, Spain, he was [...]

Saint of the Day Thursday, November 5, 2015

Venerable Solanus Casey Lived: (1870-1957) | Feast Day: Tuesday, November 3, 2015 Barney Casey became one of Detroit’s best-known priests even though he was not allowed to preach formally or to hear confessions! Barney came from a large family in Oak Grove, Wisconsin. At the age of 21, and after he had worked as a [...]