Friday, April 20, 2018

St Agnes of Montepulciano | ICN

St Agnes of Montepulciano | ICN: Dominican nun and mystic. Born in 1268, to a wealthy family in Gracchiano-Vecchio, in Italy, Agnes is said to have entered a convent in Montepulcia...

Monday, April 16, 2018

St Bernadette | ICN

St Bernadette | ICN: Visionary, and later nun. Born in 1844, Bernadette was the eldest of six children born to Francois Soubirous, a miller, and his wife Louise. The fa...

Friday, April 13, 2018

St Martin I | ICN

St Martin I | ICN: St Martin was the last Pope to be venerated as a martyr. Born in the Italian town of Todi in Umbria, as a young man he rose rapidly in the church, ...

Thursday, April 12, 2018

St Teresa of the Andes | ICN

St Teresa of the Andes | ICN: Carmelite novice. Chile's first saint. Teresa was one of six children born in 1900 in Santiago, Chile, to a well-to-do family of mixed Chilean, Eng...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

St Stanislaw | ICN

St Stanislaw | ICN: Bishop and martyr. Patron saint of Poland. St Stanislaw was born in 1010 to a noble family in Szczepanow. After his ordination, he received a canon...

Monday, April 9, 2018

Feast of the Annunciation | ICN

Feast of the Annunciation | ICN: Feast of the Annunciation This feast is usually kept on 25 March, but because that date was ...

Sunday, April 8, 2018

St Julia Billiart | ICN

St Julia Billiart | ICN: Nun and foundress. St Julia Billiart was born in Cuvilly, France in 1751. The fifth of seven children, she attended a little one room school. She e...