Saint of the day

Today, March 21, We Celebrate St. Nicholas of Flue

Mar 21, 2023

Today, the universal church celebrates the feast of St. Nicholas of Flue. During his lifetime, the Swiss saint had 10 children, became a hermit and later prevented a civil war.

Today, March 20, We Celebrate St. Herbert

Mar 20, 2023

Not much is known about the life of St. Herbert, other than he was a Hermit of England and a good friend of St. Cuthbert. 

Today, March 19, We Celebrate St. Joseph

Mar 19, 2023

St. Joseph is honored with feast days throughout the Liturgical Year. This feast encourages us to look at Joseph's role as husband and head of the Holy Family.

Today, March 18, We Celebrate St. Cyril of Jerusalem

Mar 18, 2023

On March 18, the Roman Catholic Church honors St. Cyril of Jerusalem, a fourth-century bishop and Doctor of the Church whose writings are still regarded as masterful expressions of Christian faith.

Today, March 17, We Celebrate St. Patrick of Ireland

Mar 17, 2023

On March 17, Catholics celebrate St. Patrick, the fifth century bishop and patron of Ireland, whose life of holiness set the example for many of the Church's future saints.

Today, March 15, We Celebrate St. Louise de Marillac

Mar 15, 2023

St. Louise de Marillac was born on August 15, 1591 near the town of Meux, France. Louise received an education from the Dominican convent at Poissy and eventually discerned that she was called to religious life. After consulting her confessor concerning her plans to enter the religious life, Louise decided not to pursue this vocation. Instead, in 1613, she married Antony LeGras.

Today, Sunday, March 14, We Celebrate St. Matilda

Mar 14, 2023

Matilda, Queen of Germany and wife of King Henry I was the daughter of Count Dietrich of Westphalia and Reinhild of Denmark. 

Today, March 13, We Celebrate St. Roderick

Mar 13, 2023

Roderick, also known as Ruderic, was a priest in Cabra, Spain during the persecution of Christians by the Moors.

Today, March 12, We Celebrate St. Theophanes the Chronicler

Mar 12, 2023

St. Theophanes was born in Samothrace, Greece around the year 759. He was orphaned while still a young child, but was left a large inheritance. 

Today, March 11, We Celebrate St. Aurea

Mar 11, 2023

St. Aurea was born around the year 1042 in the village of Villavelayo, Spain.

Today, March 10, We Celebrate St. John Ogilvie

Mar 10, 2023

March 10 is the liturgical memorial of Saint John Ogilvie, a 16th- and 17th-century Scotsman who converted from Protestantism to Catholicism, served as a Jesuit priest, and died as a martyr at the hands of state officials.

Today, March 9, We Celebrate St. Frances of Rome

Mar 9, 2023

St. Frances was born into a noble Roman family in the year 1384. From an early age, Frances felt drawn to the religious life, but at the age of thirteen her parents forced her into marriage. 

Today, March 8, We Celebrate St. John of God, Confessor

Mar 8, 2023

The Catholic Church celebrates the extraordinary life of St. John of God on March 8. The saint lived through decades of sin and suffering before a profound conversion that led him to embrace poverty, humility and charity.

Today, March 7, We Celebrate Sts. Perpetua and Felicity and their Companions

Mar 7, 2023

Saints Perpetua and Felicity were martyrs who died for the faith around the year 203.

Today, March 6, We Celebrate St. Colette

Mar 6, 2023

St. Colette was the founder of the Colettine Poor Clares (Clarisses)

Today, March 5, We Celebrate St. John Joseph of the Cross

Mar 5, 2023

Self-denial is never an end in itself but is only a help toward greater charity—as the life of Saint John Joseph shows.

Today, March 4, We Celebrate St. Casimir of Poland

Mar 4, 2023

On March 4, the Catholic Church honors Saint Casimir Jagiellon, a prince whose life of service to God has made him a patron saint of Poland, Lithuania, and young people.

Today, March 3, We Celebrate St. Katharine Drexel

Mar 3, 2023

On March 3, the universal Church celebrates the feast of St. Katharine Drexel, a Philadelphia heiress who abandoned her family’s fortune to found an order of sisters dedicated to serving the impoverished African American and American Indian populations of the United States.  

Today, March 2, We Celebrate St. Agnes of Prague

Mar 2, 2023

St. Agnes was born in Prague in the year 1200, and probably died in the year 1281. She was the daughter of Ottocar, King of Bohemia and Constance of Hungary, who was a relative of St. Elizabeth. 

Today, March 1, We Celebrate St. David of Wales

Mar 1, 2023

Among Welsh Catholics, as well as those in England, March 1 is the liturgical celebration of Saint David of Wales.