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Saints Spotlight

Sunday, September 11th, 2022

Saints Andrew Kim Taegon, Paul Chong Hasang, and Companions’ Stories The first native Korean priest, Andrew Kim Taegon was the son of Christian converts. Following his baptism at the age of […]

Saint Spotlight

Thursday, August 25th, 2022

Saint Jeanne Jugan’s Story Born in northern France during the French Revolution—a time when congregations of women and men religious were being suppressed by the national government, Jeanne would eventually […]

Saints Spotlight

Thursday, August 18th, 2022

Blessed Michael McGivney’s Story The eldest son of an immigrant Irish family in Connecticut, young Michael left school at 13 to work in a brass factory making spoons. At 16 […]

Saints Spotlight

Thursday, August 11th, 2022

Saint Louis of France’s Story At his coronation as king of France, Louis IX bound himself by oath to behave as God’s anointed, as the father of his people and […]

Saints Spotlight

Wednesday, July 20th, 2022

Saint James’ Story This James is the brother of John the Evangelist. The two were called by Jesus as they worked with their father in a fishing boat on the Sea […]

“Lady of the Place”

Tuesday, July 12th, 2022

The Story of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Hermits lived on Mount Carmel near the Fountain of Elijah in northern Israel in the 12th century. They had a chapel dedicated […]

Saints Spotlight

Saturday, June 25th, 2022

“Elijah came upon Elisha and threw his cloak over him. Immediately Elisha left the oxen and ran after Elijah as his attendant” (cf. 1 Kings 19:19-21). The Old Testament prophet […]

Saints Spotlight

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022

Saint Thomas More’s Story His belief that no lay ruler has jurisdiction over the Church of Christ cost Thomas More his life. Beheaded on Tower Hill, London, on July 6, […]

Saints Spotlight

Thursday, June 16th, 2022

Saint John Francis Regis’ Story Born into a family of some wealth, John Francis was so impressed by his Jesuit educators that he himself wished to enter the Society of […]

Saints Spotlight

Thursday, May 19th, 2022

Saint Theophilus of Corte’s Story If we expect saints to do marvelous things continually and to leave us many memorable quotes, we are bound to be disappointed with Saint Theophilus. […]

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