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Today, November 1, We Celebrate All Saints' Day

Nov 1, 2023

The Solemnity of All Saints is celebrated on the first of November. It was instituted to honour all of the saints, both known and unknown, and, according to Pope Urban IV, to supply any deficiencies in the faithful's celebration of saints' feasts during the year.  

Today, October 31, We Celebrate St. Wolfgang, Bishop

Oct 31, 2023

Oct. 31, though best known as the Vigil of the Solemnity of All Saints (All Hallows’ Eve) in the Western church, is also the liturgical feast day of St. Wolfgang of Ratisbon, who was regarded as one of the greatest German saints of his time

Today, October 30, We Celebrate St. Alonso Rodriguez

Oct 30, 2023

On October 30, the Catholic Church honors a man whose humble occupation gave the world only glimpses of his extraordinary holiness. During his lifetime, Brother Alonso Rodriguez never became a priest, published a book, or advanced professionally. But writings discovered after his death revealed a true mystic, who attended to a rich spiritual life while he worked as a doorkeeper and porter.

Today, October 29, We Celebrate St. Narcissus

Oct 29, 2023

St. Narcissus was born towards the end of the first century, and he was nearly 80 years old when he was named as the 30th bishop of Jerusalem.

Today, October 28, We Celebrate St. Jude Thaddeus

Oct 28, 2023

St. Jude, known as Thaddaeus, was a brother of St. James the Lesser, and a relative of Jesus. Ancient writers tell us that he preached the Gospel in Judea, Samaria, Idumaea, Syria, Mesopotamia, and Lybia.

Today, October 26, We Celebrate St. Evaristus, Pope

Oct 26, 2023

St. Evaristus was the son of a Greek Jew, originally from Bethlehem, and was the sixth Pope of the Catholic Church. He is traditionally considered a martyr, but there is no documentation of the event. He is buried in the Vatican, near Saint Peter.

Today, October 25, We Celebrate St. Crispin and St. Crispinian

Oct 25, 2023

Sts. Crispin and Crispinian were brothers. Together, they evangelized Gaul in the middle of the third century. Working from Soissons, they preached the streets by day and made shoes by night. 

Today, October 24, We Celebrate St. Anthony Claret

Oct 24, 2023

Anthony Claret was born in Spain in 1807 and like his father, he was a weaver by trade. In his spare time, he studied Latin, and at the age of 22, he entered the seminary, and was ordained in 1835. 

Today, October 23, We Celebrate St. John of Capistrano

Oct 23, 2023

On Oct. 23, the Catholic Church celebrates the life of Saint John of Capistrano, a Franciscan priest whose life included a political career, extensive missionary journeys, efforts to reunite separated Eastern Christians with Rome and a historically important turn at military leadership.

Today, October 22, We Celebrate Pope Saint John Paul II

Oct 22, 2023

Saint John Paul II is perhaps one of the most well-known pontiffs in recent history, and is most remembered for his charismatic nature, his love of youth and his world travels, along with his role in the fall of communism in Europe during his 27-year papacy.

Today, October 21, We Celebrate St. Ursula and the Virgins of Cologne

Oct 21, 2023

In the fourth century the pagan Saxons began to invade England, intent on destroying the Catholic Faith and violating the purity of all young English virgins. 

Today, October 20, We Celebrate St. Irene

Oct 20, 2023

St. Irene was a Portuguese nun who was martyred in defense of her chastity in the year 653. Saint Irene’s body was miraculously recovered after being thrown into the river.

Today, October 19, We Celebrate The North American Martyrs

Oct 19, 2023

The eight North American martyrs, also known as the Candian Martyrs, the Jesuit Martyrs of North America or the Martyrs of France, included six priests and two lay brothers. They were heroic members of the Society of Jesus who were martyred in North America in order to bring the Faith that is necessary for salvation to the Huron, the Iroquois and the Mohawk Indians. 

Today, October 18, We Celebrate St. Luke the Evangelist

Oct 18, 2023

On October 18, Catholics and other Christians around the world will celebrate the feast of St. Luke, the physician and companion of St. Paul whose gospel preserved the most extensive biography of Jesus Christ.

Today, October 17, We Celebrate St. Ignatius of Antioch

Oct 17, 2023

On Oct. 17, the Roman Catholic Church remembers the early Church Father, bishop, and martyr Saint Ignatius of Antioch, whose writings attest to the sacramental and hierarchical nature of the Church from its earliest days. Eastern Catholics and Eastern Orthodox Christians celebrate his memory on Dec. 20.

Today, October 16, We Celebrate St. Margaret Mary Alacoque

Oct 16, 2023

On Oct. 16, Roman Catholics celebrate the life of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, the French nun whose visions of Christ helped to spread devotion to the Sacred Heart throughout the Western Church.

Today, October 15, We CelebrateSt. Teresa of Avila

Oct 15, 2023

On Oct. 15, Roman Catholics celebrate the Spanish Carmelite reformer and mystic St. Teresa of Avila, whose life of prayer enriched the Church during the 16th century counter-reformation.

Today, October 14, We Celebrate St. Callistus I

Oct 14, 2023

Pope Callistus I is celebrated in churches throughout the world as a saint and martyr on October 14. The saint caused a major controversy, including a schism that lasted almost two decades, by choosing to emphasize God's mercy in his ministry.

Today, October 13, We Celebrate St. Edward the Confessor

Oct 13, 2023

St. Edward was born in 1003 as the son of the Duke of Normandy and nephew of King Edmund Ironside of England.

Today, October 12, We Celebrate Our Lady of the Pillar

Oct 12, 2023

The first Marian apparition in history appeared to Saint James the Apostle, the brother of Saint John the Evangelist, on the bank of the river Ebro in Saragossa, Spain. Unlike every other recorded apparition, this one took place during the earthly life of the Mother of God.