Celtic saints of the Day 15 february

St. Berach of Cluain St. Dochow of Wales St. Farannan of Iona St. Sigfrid of Wexlow Ss. Winaman, Unaman & Sunaman St. Tanco of Werden St. Sigfrid of Wexlow, Bishop (Sigfrid Vaxjo) Born in Glastonbury, England (?); died at Vaxjo, Sweden, c. 1045. Tradition says that the patron saint of Sweden is an Englishman, Sigfrid, [...]

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 Columba-Colmcille-of Iona 9 June 2017

Patron of Christ Our Hope Jun 9 – St Columba (Colmcille) of Iona (2), 521-597 Posted:09 June, 2012 St Colmcille is one of the three patron saints of Ireland along with St Patrick and St Brigid. He initiated the movement known as the peregrinatio pro Christo - emigration in adventure for Christ. St Colmcille is [...]

St. Rose of Lima-23rd August

SAINT ROSE OF LIMA, VIRGIN—1617  Feast Universal Calendar 23rd August  in Peru: August 30th Rose of Lima has a special claim on our interest for she has the honor of being the first person born in the Western Hemisphere to be canonized by the Church. Only a little more than half a century before her [...]

Saint of the day 7th December

Saint of the Day Monday, December 7, 2015 St. Ambrose Lived: (340?-397) | Feast Day: Monday, December 7, 2015 One of Ambrose’s biographers observed that at the Last Judgment people would still be divided between those who admired Ambrose and those who heartily disliked him. He emerges as the man of action who cut a [...]

St. Louis IX of France

Feastday: August 25 Patron of Third Order of St. Francis, France, French monarchy; hairdressers Birth: 1214 Death: 1270 Louis was born on 25 April 1214 at Poissy, near Paris, the son of Prince Louis the Lion and Princess Blanche, and baptised in La Collégiale Notre-Dame church. His grandfather on his father's side was Philip II, [...]