JOSEMARÍA ESCRIVÁ DE BALAGUER-for 26 June 2017 29 June 2017

JOSEMARÍA ESCRIVÁ DE BALAGUER From the Apostolic Brief regarding the Beatification of the Venerable Servant of God Josemaría Escrivá, Priest, Founder of Opus Dei: "The Founder of Opus Dei has recalled that the universality of the call to full union with Christ implies also that any human activity can become a place for meeting God. [...]

Saint Edmund of Canterbury-16th November 2016

  Appointed 1233 Term ended 1240 Predecessor John Blund Successor Boniface of Savoy Orders Consecration 2 April 1234 Personal details Born 20 November c. 1175 St Edmund's Lane, Abingdon, Berkshire (now Oxfordshire), England Died 16 November 1240 Soisy-Bouy, Seine-et-Marne, France Buried Pontigny Abbey, Burgundy, France Sainthood Feast day 16 November Venerated in Roman Catholic Church [...]

Saint of the Day 12th November

St. Josaphat Kuncevyc Martyr, born in the little town of Volodymyr in Lithuania (Volyn) in 1580 or — according to some writers — 1584; died at Vitebsk, Russia, 12 November, 1623. The saint's birth occurred in a gloomy period for the Ruthenian Church. Even as early as the beginning of the sixteenth century the Florentine [...]