St John Capistrano- 23- October 2017

Feastday: October 23 Patron of Jurists Birth: 1386 Death: 1456 St. John was born at Capistrano, Italy in 1385, the son of a former German knight in that city. He studied law at the University of Perugia and practiced as a lawyer in the courts of Naples. King Ladislas of Naples appointed him governor of Perugia. During a war with a neighboring town he was betrayed and imprisoned. Upon [...]

St. Francis of Assisi – 4th October

St. Francis of Assisi abandoned a life of luxury for a life devoted to Christianity after reportedly hearing the voice of God, who commanded him to rebuild the Christian church and live in poverty. He is the patron saint for ecologists. Synopsis Born in Italy circa 1181, St. Francis of Assisi was renowned for drinking [...]