Sunday, June 29, 2014

St. Paul - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Paul - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Paul, Roman Catholic Apostle of the Gentiles, was converted from Judaism on the road to Damascus. Feastday: June 29

St. Peter, First Pope - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Peter, First Pope - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Peter, First Pope - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Peter, First Pope - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Peter, First Roman Catholic Pope, Feastday: June 29

St. Mary Salome - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Mary Salome - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Mary Salome, Roman Catholic, Mother of John, surnamed Mark, who is mentioned in the Acts of the Apostles. Her home in Jerusalem was a gathering place of the Apostles. Peter went to Mary’s home when he was released from prison by King Herod. Feastday: June 29

Saturday, June 28, 2014

St. Irenaeus - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Irenaeus - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Irenaeus, Roman Catholic Priest.  He was an early Church Father and apologist. As one of the first great Christian theologians, he emphasized the traditional elements in the Church, especially the episcopate, Scripture, and tradition. Against the Gnostics, who said that they possessed a secret oral tradition from Jesus himself, Irenaeus maintained that the bishops in different cities are known as far back as the Apostles and that the bishops provided the only safe guide to the interpretation of Scripture. His writings, with those of Clement and Ignatius, are taken as among the earliest signs of the developing doctrine of the primacy of the Roman see. Irenaeus is the earliest witness to recognition of the canonical character of all four gospels. Feastday: June 28

St. Paul I, Pope - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Paul I, Pope - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Paul I, Roman Catholic Priest and Pope from 757-767. Feastday: June 28

Friday, June 27, 2014

St. John Southworth - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. John Southworth - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. John Southworth, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. He was martyred by being hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn. Feastday: June 27

St. Cyril of Alexandria - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Cyril of Alexandria - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Cyril of Alexandria, Roman Catholic Bishop and Doctor of the Church. Cyril became embroiled with Nestorius, patriarch of Constantinople, who was preaching that Mary was not the Mother of God since Christ was Divine and not human, and consequently she should not have the word theotokos (God-bearer) applied to her. Feastday: June 27

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Bl. Jane Gerald - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Jane Gerald - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Jane Gerald, Roman Catholic Nun and French Martyr of the Sisters of Charity in Arras, during the French Revolution, she was arrested by republican authorities and guillotined at Cambrai. Feastday: June 26

Bl. Teresa Fantou - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Teresa Fantou - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Teresa Fantou, Roman Catholic Nun and French Martyr of the Sisters of Charity in Arras, during the French Revolution, she was arrested by republican authorities and guillotined at Cambrai.Teresa and her three companions, Francoise Lanel, Madeleine Fontaine, and Joan Gerard. Feastday: June 26

St. Marie Magdalen Fontaine - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Marie Magdalen Fontaine - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Marie Magdalen Fontaine, Roman Catholic Nun and French Martyr. Martyred Sister of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul. She was superior of the congregation’s house at Arras when the French Revolution erupted in the country With three members of her community, Mary Magdalen was guillotined at Cambrai, France. Feastday: June 26

St. Josemaria Escriva de Balaguer - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Josemaria Escriva de Balaguer - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Josemaria Escriva de Balaguer, Roman Catholic Priest founded Opus Dei, an institution within the Catholic Church dedicated to helping people in all walks of life to follow Christ, to seek holiness in their daily life and grow in love for God and their fellow men and women. In 1930, responding to a new illumination from God, he started Opus Dei's apostolic work with women, making clear that they had the same responsibility as men to serve society and the Church. Feastday: June 26

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

St. Adalbert - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Adalbert - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Adalbert, Roman Catholic missionary in Ireland whose tomb became a center for pilgrims. Adalbert's shrine was noted for miracles after his death.  Feastday: June 25

St. Eurosia - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Eurosia - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Eurosia, Roman Catholic Martyr. She was slain at Jaca in the Pyrenees of Aragon, Spain, when she refused to marry a Saracen (Muslim). Feastday: June 25

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

St. John the Baptist - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. John the Baptist - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. John the Baptist, Herod Antipas, Tetrarch of Perea and Galilee, had him arrested and imprisoned at Machaerus Fortress on the Dead Sea when John denounced his adulterous and incestuous marriage with Herodias, wife of his half brother Philip. John was beheaded at the request of Salome, daughter of Herodias, John is presented in the New Testament as the last of the Old Testament prophets and the precursor of the Messiah. Feastday:June 24

St. Mother Maria Guadalupe Garcia Zavala ~ Mother Lupita - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Mother Maria Guadalupe Garcia Zavala ~ Mother Lupita - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Mother Maria Guadalupe Garcia Zavala ~ Mother Lupita, she co-founded a new Congregation, which they began on 13 October 1901. It was known as the "Handmaids of St Margaret Mary (Alacoque) and the Poor". María worked as a nurse. Regardless of the poverty and lack of material goods of the patients, compassion and care for the physical and spiritual well-being of the sick were the primary concerns of their congregationThe Mexican Revolution started in 1911 and its effects lasted up-to 1936. during which the political-religious situation in Mexico became uneasy. The Catholic Church underwent persecution. Mother María put her own life at risk and hid the priests and the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Guadalajara in her hospital. Feastday: June 24

Monday, June 23, 2014

St. Agrippina - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Agrippina - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Agrippina, Roman Catholic Martyr. Martyr, whose shrine is venerated as a site of miracles. Agrippina is believed to have come from a good Roman family. She was caught up in the persecutions instituted by Emperor Valerian or Diocletian and was beheaded or scourged. Her body was taken to Mineo, Sicily, by three devout Christian women. The gravesite became a popular pilgrimage destination, noted for miracles through Agrippina's intercession. Feastday: June 23

St. Ethelreda (Audrey) - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Ethelreda (Audrey) - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Ethelreda (Audrey), Roman Catholic English Nun. She died of an enormous and unsightly tumor on her neck, which she gratefully accepted as Divine retribution for all the necklaces she had worn in her early years. Throughout the Middle Ages, a festival, "St. Audrey's Fair", was held at Ely on her feast day June 23.

St. Thomas Garnet - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Thomas Garnet - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Thomas Garnet, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priest and English Martyr. Initially ordained as a secular priest, he joined the Jesuits in 1604 and worked to advance the Catholic cause in

Warwick until his arrest in 1606. He was exiled after months of torture but returned in 1607 and was soon arrested. He was hanged at Tyburn. Feastday: June 23

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Pope Francis: Make your life a gift for others - Independent Catholic News

Pope Francis: Make your life a gift for others - Independent Catholic News

Fr. Steve Gideon: Former Episcopal Priest - The Journey Home Program


St. Thomas More - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Thomas More - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Thomas More, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. With his close friend, St. John Fisher, he refused to render allegiance to the King as the Head of the Church of England and was confined to the Tower. Fifteen months later, and nine days after St. John Fisher's execution, he was tried and convicted of treason. He was beheaded on July 6. Feastday: June 22

St. John Fisher - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. John Fisher - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. John Fisher, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. He was made a Cardinal by Paul III and Henry VIII retaliated by having him beheaded within a month. Feastday: June 22

St. Alban of Britain - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Alban of Britain - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Alban of Britain,  Alban, a pagan, is said to have sheltered a priest who was fleeing persecution. Alban took the priest's cloak and allowed him to escape. Roman soldiers arrested Alban, who was later beheaded. What remained of Alban's relics were scattered in the time of the Dissolution Feastday: June 22

Martyrs of Ararat - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Martyrs of Ararat - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Martyrs of Ararat, Ten thousand Roman soldiers, led by St. Acacius, reportedly massacred on Mount Ararat, in modern Turkey. Feastday: June 22

Martyrs of Ararat - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Martyrs of Ararat - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Martyrs of Ararat, Ten thousand Roman soldiers, led by St. Acacius, reportedly massacred on Mount Ararat, in modern Turkey. Feastday: June 22

Saturday, June 21, 2014

St. Aloysius Gonzaga - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Aloysius Gonzaga - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Aloysius Gonzaga, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priest. He served in a hospital during the plague of 1587 in Milan, and died from it at the age of 23. Feastday: June 21

St. John Rigby - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. John Rigby - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. John Rigby, Roman Catholic  Layman and English Martyr. Admitting that he was a Catholic, he was arrested and placed in Newgate Prison. He was hanged, drawn, and quartered at Southwark. Feastday: June 21

St. John Rigby - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. John Rigby - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. John Rigby, Roman Catholic  Layman and English Martyr. Admitting that he was a Catholic, he was arrested and placed in Newgate Prison. He was hanged, drawn, and quartered at Southwark. Feastday: June 21

Friday, June 20, 2014

St. Francis Pacheco - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Francis Pacheco - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Francis Pacheco, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priest and Japanese Martyr. A native of Ponte da Lima, Portugual, Pacheco entered the Society of Jesus in 1584 and was subsequently sent to Macao. There he was ordained and concentrated his efforts on missionary work on the island. He then went to Japan, the main focus of his labors. After a brief first visit, he left the islands but returned with Bishop Louis Cerquiera as vicar general to the recently constituted diocese, of which Cerquiera was head. The bishop died in 1614 and Pacheco was forced to leave Japan following the formal expulsion of all foreign clergy. Under the risk of penalty, Pacheco returned to Japan in a disguise and served for a short time before receiving appointment as episcopal administrator. He held the post briefly, as he was soon arrested and burned alive with eight other Christians at Nagasaki. Feastday: June 20

St. Vincent Kaun - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Vincent Kaun - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Vincent Kaun, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priest and Japanese Martyr. A native of Korea, he was brought to Japan in 1591 as a prisoner of war and was subsequently converted to Christianity. Entering the Jesuits, he studied at the Jesuit seminary of Arima and worked for three decades as a catechist in both Japan and China. Seized during the persecution of the Church, he was burned alive at Nagasaki with Blessed Francis Pacheco. Feastday: June 20

Bl. Anthony Turner - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Anthony Turner - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Anthony Turner, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priest and English Martyr.  Anthony went to Rome and joined the Jesuits in Flanders and was ordained in 1661. He returned to England and labored in Worcester until he was arrested in the so-called Titus Oates affair. Convicted on perjured evidence, he was hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn. Feastday: June 20

Bl. William Harcourt - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. William Harcourt - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. William Harcourt, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priest and English Martyr. He studied at St. Omer, France, where in 1632 he became a Jesuit. Returning to England in 1645, he labored in London on behalf of the Catholic mission for more than thirty years. Condemned falsely for complicity in the so-called Popish Plot, he was executed at Tyburn with five other Jesuits. Feastday: June 20

Bl. Thomas Whitbread - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Thomas Whitbread - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Thomas Whitbread, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priest and English Martyr. A native of Essex, England, he studied at St. Omer, France, and entered the Jesuits in 1635. Back in England and using the alias Thomas Harcourt, he served as provincial of the Jesuit mission until his arrest on the entirely false charges of complicity in the Popish Plot. Thomas was tried for sheltering the plotters and was convicted of the charge of attempting to murder the king. He was hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn. Feastday: June 20

Bl. Thomas Whitbread - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Thomas Whitbread - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Thomas Whitbread, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priest and English Martyr. A native of Essex, England, he studied at St. Omer, France, and entered the Jesuits in 1635. Back in England and using the alias Thomas Harcourt, he served as provincial of the Jesuit mission until his arrest on the entirely false charges of complicity in the Popish Plot. Thomas was tried for sheltering the plotters and was convicted of the charge of attempting to murder the king. He was hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn. Feastday: June 20

Bl. John Fenwick & John Gavan - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. John Fenwick & John Gavan - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bls. John Fenwick & John Gavan Roman Catholic Jesuit  Priests and English Martyrs.  They  were falsely charged with complicity in the Titus Qates Plot hysteria, and put to death at Tyburn with three Jesuit companions. Feastday: June 20

Bl. Conor O’Devany - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Conor O’Devany - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Conor O’Devany, Roman Catholic Priest and Irish Martyr.  Bishop O’Devany was taken by the English authorities to a scaffold in Dublin to be executed on a trumped-up charge of treason. Having been offered a pardon at his trial if he would deny his faith, he had answered that he was resolved to die in defense of the Catholic faith. On the way to the scaffold, the bishop said to a priest facing martyrdom together with him (Blessed Patrick O’Loughran), “Come, my brave comrade, noble soldier of Christ, let us imitate as best we can the death of him who was led to the slaughter as the sheep before the shearer.” As the bishop passed through Dublin’s streets, Catholics emerged from their homes to kneel in reverence to their prelate. Following Bishop O’Devany’s execution, a paralytic who had crawled to the scaffold to venerate his body was instantaneously cured. Feastday: June 20

17 Irish Martyrs - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

17 Irish Martyrs - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



17 Irish Martyrs, Roman Catholic Irish Martyrs. dying for their Roman Catholic faith between 1537 and 1714 in Ireland. Feastday: June 20

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Bl. Humphrey Middlemore - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Humphrey Middlemore - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Humphrey Middlemore, Roman Catholic Carthusian Priest  and English Martyr. He was hanged at Tyburn with two monks of the London Charterhouse. Feastday: June 19

Bl. Sebastian Newdigate - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Sebastian Newdigate - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Sebastian Newdigate, Roman Catholic Carthusian Priest  and English Martyr. Before entering the Carthusians in the London Charterhouse, he also served as King Henry VIII’s privy counselor. When Sebastian and fellow monks refused to accept the declaration of King Henry VIII’s Supremacy over the Church of England, they were arrested. Sebastian was executed at Tyburn on June 19 with Blesseds Humphrey Middlemore and William Exmew. Feastday: June 19

Bl. Sebastian Newdigate - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Sebastian Newdigate - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Sebastian Newdigate, Roman Catholic Carthusian Priest  and English Martyr. Before entering the Carthusians in the London Charterhouse, he also served as King Henry VIII’s privy counselor. When Sebastian and fellow monks refused to accept the declaration of King Henry VIII’s Supremacy over the Church of England, they were arrested. Sebastian was executed at Tyburn on June 19 with Blesseds Humphrey Middlemore and William Exmew. Feastday: June 19

Bl. Thomas Woodhouse - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Thomas Woodhouse - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Thomas Woodhouse, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priest  and English Martyr. A resident of Lincolnshire, he received ordination as a secular priest and took up a post there. Forced to resign from this post, he became a tutor in Wales. He was arrested in 1561 for celebrating a Mass and was sent to Fleet Prison. During the period of his incarceration, which lasted twelve years, he entered the Society of Jesus Thomas was tried in 1570. He was hanged at Tyburn. Feastday: June 19

Bl. William Exmew - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. William Exmew - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. William Exmew, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. Carthusian martyr. An Englishman, he was educated at Cambridge and entered the Carthusians, eventually becoming sub-prior of the London Charterhouse. Owing to their refesal to accept the reforms of King Hemy VIII (r. 1509-1547), William was executed with Blesseds Sebastian Newdigate and Humphrey Middlemore. Feastday: June 19

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

St. Aquilina - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Aquilina - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Aquilina, Roman Catholic Virgin and Martyr beheaded at Byblos. She was only twelve years old. Feastday: June 18

St. Marina - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Marina - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Marina Roman Catholic Virgin- She flourished in Bithynia in the eighth century, and served God under the habit of a monk, with extraordinary fervor. Her wonderful humility, meekness, and patience are celebrated in the lives of the fathers of the desert. Feastday: June 18

Monday, June 16, 2014

Pope laments society which throws away children and the elderly - Independent Catholic News

Pope laments society which throws away children and the elderly - Independent Catholic News



Pope laments society which throws away children and the elderly

St. Quiriacus and Julitta - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Quiriacus and Julitta - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Sts. Quiriacus and Julitta, Roman Catholic Martyrs. Quiricus was the three year old son of Julitta, a noble widow of Tarsus. Arrested for being a Christian, Julitta enraged the Roman magistrate by scratching his face. Her punishment before execution was to watch while Quiricus was beaten to death
 Feastday June 16

Bl. William Greenwood - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. William Greenwood - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. William Greenwood, Roman Catholic Carthusian lay brother  and English Martyr. He was arrested for opposing the policies of King Henry VIII and starved to death in Newgate Prison with six companions.Feastday: June 14

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Bruce & Barbara Brown: Former Presbyterians - The Journey Home Program


Bruce & Barbara Brown: Former Presbyterians - The Journey Home Program


St. Edburga of Winchester - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Edburga of Winchester - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Edburga of Winchester, Roman Catholic Nun. Benedictine abbess, the daughter of King Edward the Elder and his third wife Edgiva, and the granddaughter of Alfred the Great. She became a nun at Winchester Abbey, then abbess, and was known for her miracles. Her shrine is at Pershore, in Worchestershire, England. Feastday June 15

Bls. Thomas Green, Thomas Scryven, and Thomas Reding - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bls. Thomas Green, Thomas Scryven, and Thomas Reding - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bls. Thomas Green, Thomas Scryven, and Thomas Reding, Roman Catholic  Carthusians and English Martyrs. All were starved to death in Newgate prison. Feastday June 14



English Carthusian martyrs. Thomas Green studied at St. John's College, Cambridge, entering the London Charterhouse of the Carthusians where he took vows and received ordination. Arrested for opposing King Henry VIII's (r. 1509-1547) claim of spiritual supremacy over the English Church, Thomas was imprisoned with two other Carthusians, the lay brothers Thomas Scryven and Thomas Reding, and four other companions. All were starved to death at Newgate.

Saturday, June 14, 2014

St. Methodius I - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Methodius I - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Methodius I, Roman Catholic Priest and was exiled by Emperor Leo V the Armenian for refusing to yield to the imperial decrees on the destruction of icons. Feastday: June 14

Friday, June 13, 2014

St. Aquilina - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Aquilina - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Aquilina, Roman Catholic Martyr. She was arrested during Diocletian's persecution of Christian, and though only twelve, was beaten and decapitated by order of the magistrate, Volusian, when she would not renounce her Faith. Feastday: June 13

St. Augustine of Huy - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Augustine of Huy - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Augustine of Huy, Roman Catholic Martyr. When it was discovered he was a Christian, he joined St. Nicholas Thé in martyrdom.They were sawed into pieces. feastday: June 13

St. Anthony of Padua - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Anthony of Padua - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online




St. Anthony of Padua, Roman Catholic  Franciscan  Brother and Doctor of the Church. Feastday: June 13

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

St. Peter Rodriguez and Companions - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Peter Rodriguez and Companions - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Peter Rodriguez and Companions, Roman Catholic Knights of Santiago of Portugal and Spanish Martyrs, put to death by the Muslim Moors Feastday: June 10


Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Dr. Scott Hahn: Former Presbyterian Minister - The Journey Home Program


St. Getulius - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Getulius - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Getulius, Roman Catholic Martyr with Amantius, Caerealis, and Primitivus. He was the husband of St. Symphorosa. An officer in the Roman army, he resigned when he became a Christian and returned to his estates near Tivoli, Italy. There he converted Caerealis, an imperial legate sent to arrest him. With his brother Amantius and with Caerealis and Primitivus, Getulius was tortured and martyred at Tivoli. Feastday: June 10

Bl. Olivia - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Olivia - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Olivia, Roman Catholic Martyr. She was a beautiful girl of thirteen, of a noble Palermo, Italy, family who was carried off to Tunis by raiding Moslems. They allowed her to live in a nearby cave but when they found that her miracles and cures had converted many Mohammedans, she was imprisoned, tortured, and after converting her executioners trying to burn her to death, was beheaded. Feastday: June 10

Monday, June 9, 2014

St. Ephrem - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Ephrem - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Ephrem.  Roman Catholic Doctor of the Church, he is given credit for awakening the Church to the important of music and poetry in spreading and fortifying the faith. Feast day June 09

Bl. Anne Mary Taigi - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Anne Mary Taigi - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Anne Mary Taigi, Roman Catholic Laywoman, Feast day June 09

Sunday, June 8, 2014

St. William of York - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. William of York - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. William of York, Roman Catholic Priest and Bishop of York, England. Feastday June 8

Saturday, June 7, 2014

St. Peter - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Peter - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Peter, Roman Catholic Priest and Spainish Martyr with Wallabonsus, Sabinian, Wistremundus, Habentius, and Jeremias. They were put to death in Cordoba at the order of Emir Abd al-Rahman II for preaching against Muhammad. Though most were beheaded, Jeremias was scourged to death. Feastday June 7

Friday, June 6, 2014

Martyrs of Tarsus - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Martyrs of Tarsus - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Martyrs of Tarsus, A group of twenty Roman Catholic Martyrs slain at Tarsus, in modern Turkey, during the reign of Emperor Diocletian. Feastday June 6

Martyrs of Tarsus - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Martyrs of Tarsus - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Martyrs of Tarsus, A group of twenty Roman Catholic Martyrs slain at Tarsus, in modern Turkey, during the reign of Emperor Diocletian. Feastday June 6

Bl. Maria Karlowska - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Maria Karlowska - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Maria Karlowska,  Roman Catholic Nun and founder of the Sisters of the Divine Shepherd. Feastday June 6

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Bl. Franciscan Martyrs of China - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Franciscan Martyrs of China - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Roman Catholic Bl. Franciscan Martyrs of China. Twenty-nine Franciscans and Franciscan tertiaries who became victims of the Boxer Rebellion. They represent more than 100,000 Christians of China who were martyred in the reign of Empress Tz’u hsi. These martyrs are recorded as being slain in the palace of the viceroy of Taiyuan-fu of Xian-fu Province. The martyrs are: Bishop Gregory Grassie, Bishop Francis Fognolla, Father Elias Facchini, Father Theodore Balat, Father Franco Benedictine hermit. He was born in Castel Regni, in Abruzzi, Italy. Entering the Benedictine monastery at Colimento, he lived as a her­mit there for twenty years. He spent the last decade and a half of his life at Asserigo. Feastday June 5

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

St. Breaca - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Breaca - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Breaca, Roman Catholic Nun and English Missionary. Disciple of St. Brigid, She went from Ireland to Cornwall, England, about 460. There Breaca and her companions settled on the bank of the Hoyle River. Feastday June 2

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Monday, June 2, 2014

Sts. Marcellinus and Peter - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Sts. Marcellinus and Peter - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Sts. Marcellinus and Peter - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Sts. Marcellinus and Peter - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Sts. Marcellinus and Peter, Roman Catholic Priest Martyrs. Marcellinus, a priest, and Peter, an exorcist. Feastday June 2

St. Blandina - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Blandina - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Blandina, Roman Catholic Martyr.  Blandina was tortured for her faith; body burned and ashes thrown in the Tiber River. Her feast day is June 2

St. Blandina - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Blandina - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Blandina, Roman Catholic Martyr.  Blandina was tortured for her faith; body burned and ashes thrown in the Tiber River. Her feast day is June 2

Sunday, June 1, 2014

St. Justin Martyr - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Justin Martyr - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Justin Martyr, Roman Catholic Martyr. apologist, born at Flavia Neapolis, about A.D. 100, converted to Christianity about A.D. 130, taught and defended the Christian religion in Asia Minor and at Rome, where he suffered martyrdom about the year 165. Feastday June 1