Saint of the Month – November: St. Andrew

The Feast of St. Andrew the apostle is celebrated on November 30.

Called by the Lord, St. Andrew, brother of Simon Peter and disciple of John the Baptist, was a fisherman. He preached the Lordship of Jesus, and his message …

Saint of the Month – April: St. Faustina Kowalska

The Sunday after Easter Sunday each year is designated as Divine Mercy Sunday, an observance of the Church that stems from Sister Maria Faustina Kowalska, a poor, Polish sister of the Congregation of Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy.

On …

The Sunday after Easter Sunday each year is designated as Divine Mercy Sunday, an observance of the Church that stems from Sister Maria Faustina Kowalska, a poor, Polish sister of the Congregation of Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy.

On …

Saint of the Month – February: St. Valentine

St. Valentine was a Roman priest, who is thought to have assisted martyrs in the persecution under Claudius II. His feast day is February 14.

Though the origins of St. Valentine are unknown, he was a third century Roman. There …

Saint of the Month – March: St. Patrick

St. Patrick was a bishop in Ireland in the fifth century and one of the patron saints of Ireland. His feast day is March 17.

St. Patrick was born around the year 387, in Scotland, and as a teenager, was …

Saint of the Month – January: St. Paul

St. Paul the Apostle is among the most influential early Christians. He was a preacher and a writer, and many of his writings are found in the New Testament of the Bible.

St. Paul was originally known as Saul, before …

St. Paul the Apostle is among the most influential early Christians. He was a preacher and a writer, and many of his writings are found in the New Testament of the Bible.

St. Paul was originally known as Saul, before …

Saint of the Month – November: St. Cecilia

Cecilia – virgin, martyr, and patroness of church music – is among the most famous of the Roman martyrs. Born in Rome during the second century A.D., much of St. Cecilia’s early life is unknown. However, St. Cecilia is regarded

August 2012: St. John Vianney

Now considered the patron saint of priests, Saint John Vianney looked up to other priests as his heroes while he was growing up in France during the time of the French Revolution. Born in Dardilly, France in 1786 as the …

June 2012: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

The patron saint of Catholic schools is also the first Roman Catholic saint to be born in the United States. By the time of her death in 1821 at the age of 46, Elizabeth Ann Seton had established the first …