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Feast Day: March 25 Orphaned as a child, Lucy found a spiritual father in the bishop of Montefiascone and Corneto, Italy, who wanted to educate young people, especially young women. Working with … more
Feast Day: March 18 Cyril lived when the Arian heresy was roiling Christianity. Raised and educated in Jerusalem, he was ordained by St. Maximus and succeeded him as bishop of Jerusalem around … more
Feast Day: March 12 The founder of The Little Work of Divine Providence, which encompasses two active and two contemplative religious orders for men and women as well as a lay movement, was born … more
Feast Day: March 3 The daughter of a wealthy Philadelphia banker, Katharine received marriage proposals but wanted to become a contemplative nun. After inheriting a fortune, she visited the … more
Two of the three Fatima visionaries, this sister and brother were beatified in 2000. With their cousin, Lucia dos Santos, they had monthly visions of Mary at Fatima, Portugal, from May to October … more
Feast Day: FEBRUARY 9 Born with crippled legs to a prominent Ecuadoran family, Francisco was schooled at home until age 9, when he began attending a new school run by the Institute of the Brothers … more
Feast Day: JANUARY 25 When the Jewish Pharisee Saul set out from Jerusalem to Damascus, his aim was to persecute the fledgling Christian community. The dramatic story of St. Paul’s miraculous … more
Feast Day: Jan 11 Born in Cappadocia and inspired by Abraham, Theodosius went on pilgrimage to Jerusalem. After leading a church community near Bethlehem, he moved to a mountain cave, which he and … more
Feast Day: DECEMBER 17 The Gospels describe Lazarus of Bethany, and his sisters Mary and Martha, as friends and disciples of Jesus. Lazarus was raised from the dead by Jesus, and he was at a … more
Feast Day: Dec 3 Known as the Apostle to the Indies and to Japan, Francis was born in Spanish Navarre, the youngest in a large family. He studied at the University of Paris, where he met St. … more
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