Tag Archives: Catholic Saints

I Love being Catholic

Even a Satanist can become a Saint: Rome, Italy, Mar 3, 2015 / 08:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Later this month Pope Francis will head to Pompeii: a city which lays claim to the curious story of a former Satanist priest … Continue reading

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Surf Angel

Cool. A seminarian who died while surfing  is being considered for sainthood (via the WallStreet Journal): In January, the Vatican gave permission to Rio priests to gather evidence of Mr. Schäffer’s holiness and present it to the pope, a crucial … Continue reading

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Saint of the Day: St. Bernardine of Sienna

Taylor Marshall has Ten Easy Points on St. Bernardine:  Today is the feast day of Saint Bernardine of Sienna (1380–1444), one of the greatest Franciscan priests of all time. Bernardine was the son of the governor of Sienna, but he … Continue reading

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Saint of the Day: Damien of Molokai

The Saint Damien website.

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Beatifications and Royal Weddings

Pope John Paul II was beatified on Sunday. In his Sunday homily, Deacon Greg talks about Blessed John Paul II. It is a beautiful tribute. I didn’t pay attention to the wedding of William and Kate. But Frank Weathers posted … Continue reading

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Saint of the Day: Martin I, Pope

The unfortunate victim of Constans’ wrath was the virtuous Martin. Born in Todi of noble birth, he had served as nuncio to Constantinople under Pope Theodore, gaining experience in dealing with the Byzantine court and familiarizing himself with the Monothelite … Continue reading

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Saint of the Day: St. Francis of Paola

St. Francis was born at Paula in Calabria; after living as a hermit for five         years (from the age of fourteen to nineteen) he gathered around him some companions with whom he led the religious life. This was the origin … Continue reading

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