• December 23, 2013

    St. John of Kanty was an extraordinary man. He was born in a small town in Poland in 1390, where he earned many college degrees, but he devoted his life to the Catholic Church. John of Kanty is known as a saint who had a good sense of humor and

  • December 21, 2013

    On December 21, we commemorate St. Peter Canisius, the patron saint of Germany. After attending law school and earning his master’s degree to please his father, he came to the realization that he would never be happy as a lawyer. At a retreat by St. Peter Faber, he knelt and

  • December 13, 2013

    Our Lady of Guadalupe, also known as the Virgin of Guadalupe, is a title of the Virgin Mary associated with a celebrated pictorial image housed in the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City. In 1531 miracles began to happen. Jesus' own mother appeared to Juan Diego. The sign

  • December 8, 2013

    Saint Ambrose was an archbishop of Milan who became one of the most influential ecclesiastical figures of the 4th century. He was one of the four original doctors of the Church. He is patron saint of Milan. He is also the patron of bee keepers, bees, candle makers, domestic animals, learning, students, wax refiners, and

  • December 6, 2013

    Saint Nicholas, also called Saint Nicholas the Wonder Worker, is very influential to people in both the Catholic Church and the Greek Orthodox Church. Saint Nicholas is sometimes called the Wonder Worker because he has so many miracles. His feast day in December 6. He is the patron saint of

  • December 4, 2013

    Mostly everyone knows about the famous animal loving saint, St. Francis of Assisi. However, many are not aware of the other, just as important and remarkable, St. Francis of Xavier. He was a missionary born in Xavier, which is now part of Spain, and was the co-founder of the Society

  • December 4, 2013

    On December 4, we celebrate the feast of St. John Damascene.  St John Damascene was born in Damascus in about 676.  He received a religious education and worked in the Arab government, just like his father.  After a short time, he resigned to the monastery of St Sabas.  St. John Damascene was most well known

  • November 26, 2013

    On November 25, we celebrate the feast of St. Catherine of Alexandria, one of the many martyrs of the Church. Born to the pagan king and queen of Alexandria in 282 AD, Catherine, beautiful and intelligent, refused to marry unless a man could surpass her in looks and intelligence, and thus

  • November 25, 2013

    St. Cecilia is very influential to the Catholic church as a Roman martyr and saint. She was martyred by execution for not believing in the many gods of the Romans. She spread her faith to her husband and her husband's brother, and this inspires me to help my friends and

  • November 22, 2013

    The Feast of the Dedication of the Churches of St. Paul and St. Peter November 18th is the anniversary of the dedication of the Churches of Saint Paul and Saint Peter.  Each church is a Roman basilica located in the city of Rome.  St. Peter’s Basilica is located in the