Category Archives: Patron Saints

Pope Saint Pius X – August 21, 2017

Today we take a glimpse into the life of one of the Church’s most holy Popes, Saint Pope Pius X. He was a strong man that didn’t mince words when it came to defending the Faith that Christ had handed … Continue reading

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Saint Maximilian Kolbe -August 14, 2017

Today we celebrate the life of Raymond Kolbe, or Saint Maximilian, who was born in Poland, in the year 1894, during the Russian occupation. His family was poor, but despite the forced oppression, they remained devoted to the Faith.  Both … Continue reading

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Memorial of Saint Clare of Assisi – August 11

  On August 11th, in the Holy Mother Church we celebrate the Memorial of Saint Clare of Assisi. Her story has the beginnings of nobility and wealth…a life of accommodation was laid before her, but as we shall soon discover, … Continue reading

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Saint Dominic de Guzman – August 8th

As we make our way through the hot days of August…longing for the cool days to return, we encounter on our journey of saints, Saint Dominic de Guzman. He was born in Spain in the year 1170. His mother, Blessed … Continue reading

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Saint John Mary Vianney – August 4 – First Friday

As we begin to prepare ourselves for the coming school year, busying ourselves with all the tasks that come with it, let us pause as we remember that today is First Friday and that we should be spending some quiet … Continue reading

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Saint Alphonsus Maria de Liguori – August 1st

  As we enter this final month of summer, we encounter one of the most gifted saints in the history of the Catholic Church, Saint Alphonsus Maria de Liguori. St. Alphonsus is one of the greatest moral theologians and spiritual … Continue reading

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Saint Ignatius of Loyola – July 31st

  As we wind down these last days of July, we celebrate the Feast of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. Saint Ignatius of Loyola was born into a noble Spanish family. As a young boy he was greatly interested in doing … Continue reading

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