Saint of the Day

  Saint Margaret Clitherow and Saintt Fiacre

Sep 29, 2022
Celebrated on August 30th Martyr. Margaret Clitherow was born in 1555, in Middleton, Yorkshire, into a Protestant family. Her father, Thomas Middleton, was Sheriff of York from 1564 to 1565. Margaret was married at the age of 15 to John Clitherow who had a thriving butchery trade. The couple had three…
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  St John the Baptist

Sep 29, 2022
Most information about Saint John the Baptist comes from the Gospels. The Roman historian Josephus also mentions him. He was the son of Zachariah a Temple priest and Elizabeth, a quite old cousin of the Virgin Mary. An angel foretold his birth, adding that he would prepare people for the Lord. Scriptures…
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  Blessed Saint Dominic Barberi and Saintt Ninian

Sep 26, 2022
Blessed Saint Dominic Barberi and Saintt Ninian
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  St Helena, St Albert Hurtado SJ

Aug 18, 2022
Empress. St Helena was an innkeeper's daughter, born at Drepanum (later Helenopolis) in Asia Minor, around 270. Another story claims she was born in ...
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  St Mary MacKillop, St Jeanne Delanoue

Aug 17, 2022
Foundress, educator, and social reformer, Mary MacKillop is Australia's first canonized saint. Born in Melbourne, Australia, Mary was one of nine children ...
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  St Armel

Aug 16, 2022
Abbot. One of the patron saints of hospitals, Saint Armel was invoked to cure headaches, fever, colic, gout and rheumatism. He was born in South Wales ...
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  Assumption of Our Lady

Aug 15, 2022
This feast is the memorial of Our Lady's death, burial, rising to life - her Passover and glorious assumption into heaven. In ancient times, the churches of the west ...
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