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 [...]

Saint James of the Marche 28 November 2016

Saint James of the Marche Saint of the Day for November 28 (1394 – November 28, 1476) Life: Butler’s Lives of the Saints – Saint James of La Marca of Ancona, Confessor The small town of Montbrandon, in the Marca of Ancona, the ancient Picenum, a province of the ecclesiastical state in Italy, gave birth to [...]