St.David of Wales 1 March

St. David Patron Saint of Wales St. David's Day is marked every year on the anniversary of his death, it is not a public holiday, though many traditions have developed around the date.{Wolfgang Sauber} it has been celebrated regularly since David was canonised by Pope Callixtus II in the 12th century, with various customs developing. [...]

Saint Adrian of Canterbury-January 9

Saint Adrian of Canterbury - Abbot Born in Africa, Adrian became abbot of the monastery at Nerida, near Naples. He declined an appointment as archbishop of Canterbury, but accompanied St. Theodore to England when the latter was appointed Archbishop. Theodore appointed him Abbot of SS. Peter and Paul Monastery (later changed to St. Augustine's) in Canterbury, and during his thirty-nine years' abbacy, the [...]

On this Day 10th September 422 AD

Sep 10 422 AD St Celestine I begins his reign as Catholic Pope See https://www.onthisday.com/events/september/10   St. Celestine When the father of this Italian saint died, his good mother brought up her twelve children well, even though they were very poor. "Oh, if I could only have the joy of seeing one of you become a saint!" she use to say. [...]

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, [...]

Wulfthryth of Wilton -13 September 2017

Wulfthryth of Wilton From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Wilfrida also known as Wulfthryth, was a 10th-century Catholic female saint[1] and Abbess from Anglo-Saxon England who was venerated locally in Wiltshire. Wilfrida was a noble woman, a cousin of Wulfhild, born about 937AD, whom King Edgar of England carried off from the nunnery at Wilton Abbey and took to his residence at Kemsing, near Sevenoaks.[8] While at Sevenoaks, Wulfthryth gave birth to a daughter, Edith.[9] After at least a year, [...]

BLESSED MIGUEL AGUSTIN PRO, S.J 22nd November 2016

Blessed Miguel Agustin Pro Priest and martyr Born January 13, 1891 Guadalupe, Zacatecas, Mexico Died November 23, 1927 (aged 36) Mexico City, Mexico Venerated in Roman Catholic Church Lutheran Church[1] Beatified September 25, 1988, Saint Peter's Square, Rome by Pope John Paul II Feast November 23 Attributes Execution in a cruciform posture Controversy Alleged assassination attempt, lack [...]

St. Rose Philippine Duchesne | RSCJ.org 20th November 2016

Feast 18th November   St. Rose Philippine Duchesne (1769-1852) Rose Philippine Duchesne was born in Grenoble, France on August 29, 1769, one of seven sisters and one brother. Her family was known for its strong will and forceful personalities. Educated by the nuns at Sainte Marie-d’en-Haut, the Visitation convent in Grenoble, and expected by her [...]

Celtic-St. Otteran of Iona – 27 October

St. Otteran of Iona, Abbot(Odhran, Oran) Saint Odhran of Iona was born in Ireland. Saint Odhran of Iona had Irish nationality. Saint Odhran of Iona feast day is on 27, October. Saint Odhran of Iona is related with the following religious titles Abbot, Monk, Saint. Saint Odhran of Iona was blessed with the gifts of: [...]

Ignatius of Antioch 17th October

Post by Fr. Don Miller, OFM Ignatius of Antioch bishop and Martyr (d.c.115) Saint Ignatius of Antioch’s Story Born in Syria, Ignatius converted to Christianity and eventually became bishop of Antioch. In the year 107, Emperor Trajan visited Antioch and forced the Christians there to choose between death and apostasy. Ignatius would not deny Christ [...]

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 [...]