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Saint of the day

Today, August 16, We Celebrate St. Stephen of Hungary

Aug 16, 2022

On Aug. 16, the Catholic Church celebrates the feast day of King Saint Stephen of Hungary, the monarch who led his country to embrace the Christian faith during the 11th century.

Today, August 15, We Celebrate The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Aug 15, 2022

Today, Catholics and many other Christians celebrate the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This significant feast day recalls the spiritual and physical departure of the mother of Jesus Christ from the earth, when both her soul and her body were taken into the presence of God.

Today, August 14, We Celebrate Saint Maximilian Kolbe

Aug 14, 2022

Saint Maximilian Kolbe, the Polish Franciscan priest, missionary and martyr, is celebrated throughout the Church today, August 14.

Today, August 12, We Celebrate Saint Jane Frances de Chantal

Aug 12, 2022

"In Madame de Chantal I have found the perfect woman, whom Solomon had difficulty finding in Jerusalem". - St. Francis de Sales, her spiritual director.

Today, August 11, We Celebrate Saint Clare of Assisi

Aug 11, 2022

"Go forth without fear, Christian soul, for you have a good guide for your journey. Go forth without fear, for He that created you has sanctified you, has always protected you, and loves you as a mother." - Saint Clare, on her deathbed in 1253

Today, August 10, We Celebrate St. Lawrence

Aug 10, 2022

"'Just as Christ laid down his life for us, so we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.' My brethren, Lawrence understood this and, understanding, he acted on it. In his life he loved Christ; in his death he followed in his footsteps." - St. Augustine, in a sermon on the feast of Saint Lawrence

Today, August 9, We Celebrate St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein)

Aug 9, 2022

On August 9 the Catholic Church remembers St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, also known as St. Edith Stein. St. Teresa converted from Judaism to Catholicism in the course of her work as a philosopher, and later entered the Carmelite Order. She died in the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz in 1942.

Today, August 8, We Celebrate St. Dominic

Aug 8, 2022

On Aug. 8, the Catholic Church celebrates the feast day of St. Dominic Guzman, who helped the cause of orthodoxy in the medieval Church by founding the Order of Preachers, also known as Dominicans.

Today, August 6, We Celebrate The Transfiguration

Aug 6, 2022

Both Roman and Eastern rite Catholics celebrate the Church's feast of the Transfiguration today, August 6, on its traditional date for both calendars.

Today, August 4, We Celebrate St. John Mary Vianney

Aug 4, 2022

On August 4, the Church celebrates the feast day of St. John Vianney, patron of priests. 

Today, August 2, We Celebrate St. Peter Julian Eymard

Aug 2, 2022

St. Peter Julian Eymard, whose feast the Church celebrates on August 2, helped many Catholics - both clergy and laypeople - to rediscover the importance of the Eucharist. He is also considered a pioneer in involving laypeople more actively in the life of the Church.

Today, August 1, We Celebrate St. Alphonsus Liguori

Aug 1, 2022

St. Alphonsus Liguori is a doctor of the Church who is widely known for his contribution to moral theology and his great kindness.

Today, July 31, We Celebrate St. Ignatius of Loyola

Jul 31, 2022

On July 31, the Universal Church marks the feast day of St. Ignatius of Loyola. The Spanish saint is known for founding the Society of Jesus, also known as the Jesuits, as well as for creating the “Spiritual Exercises” often used today for retreats and individual discernment.

Today, July 30, We Celebrate St. Peter Chrysologus

Jul 30, 2022

On July 30, the Catholic Church celebrates Saint Peter Chrysologus, a fifth-century Italian bishop known for testifying courageously to Christ's full humanity and divinity during a period of doctrinal confusion in the Church.

Today, July 29, We Celebrate St. Martha

Jul 29, 2022

Saint Martha is mentioned in three Gospel passages: Luke 10:38-42, John 11:1-53, and John 12:1-9, and the type of friendship between her and her siblings, Mary and Lazarus, with the Lord Jesus is evident in these passages.

Today, July 28, We Celebrate St. Victor I, Pope

Jul 28, 2022

The date of birth of St. victor is unknown, but we do know that he was Pope from 189 to 199.

Today, July 27, We Celebrate St. Panteleon

Jul 27, 2022

St. Panteleon, whose feast we celebrate on July 27, is the patron saint of bachelors and physicians.

Today, July 26, We Celebrate Sts. Anne and Joachim

Jul 26, 2022

On July 26 the Roman Catholic Church commemorates the parents of the Virgin Mary, Saints Joachim and Anne. The couple's faith and perseverance brought them through the sorrow of childlessness, to the joy of conceiving and raising the immaculate and sinless woman who would give birth to Christ.

Today, Sunday, July 25, We Celebrate St. James

Jul 25, 2022

James, the brother of John the Evangelist, was the first Apostle to be martyred. He was beheaded by order of Herod of Agrippa. The Gospels tell us that the two brothers left their father, Zebedee, and followed Jesus as soon as He called out to them.  

Today, July 24, We Celebrate St. Charbel Makhlouf

Jul 24, 2022

On July 24, the Catholic Church celebrates the life of St. Charbel Makhlouf, a Maronite Catholic priest, monk, and hermit who is known for working miracles both during his life and after his death.