He is considered one of the greatest Christian missionaries in the history of the Church, and many believe he baptized more people than anyone had done since St. Paul.
St. Margaret of Scotland was renowned for her care for the poor and marginalized, as well as her intense piety.
Born just two years before Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to a church door, Teresa was ultimately guided by her literal burning love for God.
Saint Michael is the "Prince of the Heavenly Host," the leader of all the angels.
Sept. 29 is the feast of the archangel Raphael. His name means “God has healed.”
Monica prayed continuously for her husband’s conversion, and finally, after 16 long years, Patricius was baptized in 370.
Benedetta founded the Congregation of the Benedictine Sisters of Providence, whose charism is the education of young girls.
The local people loved her gentle, holy ways and felt safe in her presence.
Stories and legends of Nicholas’ generosity and concern for the poor grew throughout Europe.
St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, the first U.S. citizen to be canonized, is a role model to all who face adversity.
St. Jude, the Church honors and invokes you universally, as the patron of difficult cases.
The first Korean-born Catholic priest courageously practiced, spread and died for his faith.
After the death of her husband, St. Jane Frances de Chantal attended a Lenten program in 1604.
Kateri Tekakwitha embraced a life of gentle service to others from an early age.
St. Anthony of Padua, the “finder of lost articles,” was born into a wealthy family in Portugal in 1195, and first joined the Augustinian order.
The life of a generous farm laborer who loved God is celebrated as spring planting begins.
St. Benedict the Moor was the renowned lay leader of the Franciscan Brothers in Palermo.
Considered one of the fathers of Irish monasticism, St. Finnian founded Clonard Abbey in Ireland.