Saturday, January 31, 2015

St. Marcella - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Marcella - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Marcella, Roman Catholic Martyr. A Noblewoman of Rome She was scourged in the invasion of Rome in 410 by the Visigoths.  While she survived the vicious beating, she died soon after from the severity of her ordeal. Widowed nine months of marriage, she gave her wealth to the poor and founded a community of pious noble women. Feastday Jan 31

Friday, January 30, 2015

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St. Aldegunais - Saints

St. Aldegunais - Saints



St. Aldegunais, Roman Catholic Virgin and Abbess, Patron of Cancer. A  member of the royal family of the Merovingians she was raised by two saints: St. Walbert and St. Bertila, her parents
She refused offers of marriage from other nobles and received the veil from St. Amandius. She founded a convent and died of cancer at the age of fifty-four. Feastday Jan.30

St. Martina of Rome - Saints

St. Martina of Rome - Saints



St. Martina of Rome, Roman Catholic Virgin Martyr of Rome. A basilica was erected in her honor at the Roman Forum. Her remains were discovered there in 1634, Feastday January 30


Thursday, January 29, 2015

St Augustine Cathedral Restoration


Sts. Sarbelius & Barbea - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Sts. Sarbelius & Barbea - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Sts. Sarbelius & Barbea, Roman Catholic Martyrs, They were arrested for converting to the faith, and were tortured with red-hot irons prior to execution. Feastday Jan29

Bl. Boleslava Lament - Saints

Bl. Boleslava Lament - Saints



Bl. Boleslava Lament, Roman Catholic virgin, in the midst of political upheaval founded the Congregation of the Missionary Sisters of the Holy Family to promote Christian unity, help the poor and train the girls to Christian life. Feastday Jan 29

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Bl. Lawrence Wang - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Lawrence Wang - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Lawrence Wang, Roman Catholic Layman and Chinese Martyr. Lawrence was beheaded by anti-Christian forces and received beatification in 1909. Feastday Jan28

St. Jerome Lou-Tin-Mei - Saints

St. Jerome Lou-Tin-Mei - Saints



St. Jerome Lou-Tin-Mei, Roman Catholic Layman and Chinese Martyr. The Roman Catholic Church recognizes 120 Catholics who died between 1648 and 1930 as its "Martyr Saints of China". Feastday Jan28

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

St. Angela Merici - Saints

St. Angela Merici - Saints



St. Angela Merici ,Roman Catholic Nun. She founded the Company of St. Ursula in 1535 in Brescia, in which women dedicated their lives to the service of the Church through the education of girls. From this organization later sprang the monastic Order of Ursulines, whose nuns established places of prayer and learning throughout Europe and, later, worldwide, most notably in North America. Feastday Jan 27

Monday, January 26, 2015

Bl. Michal Kozal - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Michal Kozal - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Michal Kozal, Roman Catholic Priest and Bishop. Polish Martyr and 220 other priests of the diocese, who died in Dachau Concentration camp .Feastday Jan 26

Sunday, January 25, 2015

St. Peter Thomas - Saints

St. Peter Thomas - Saints



St. Peter Thomas, At the behest of Pope Urban V, he journeyed to Serbia, Hungary, and Constantinople in an effort to organize a crusade against the Turks. He took part in a military operation against Alexandria, Egypt, in 1365 during which he was severely wounded. He died from his injuries at Cyprus a few months later. While never formally canonized, his feast was permitted to the Carmelites in 1608. Feastday Jan 25

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Bl. Anicet Hryciuk - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Anicet Hryciuk - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Anicet Hryciuk, Roman Catholic Martyr and Member of the Podlachian martyrs, Feastday January 24

Friday, January 23, 2015

St. Emerentiana - Saints

St. Emerentiana - Saints



St. Emerentiana Roman Catholic Martyr Feastday Jan 23

Thursday, January 22, 2015

23 January - Venerable 

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23 January - Venerable 

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US priest faced threat of jail for refusing to break Seal of Confession - Independent Catholic News

US priest faced threat of jail for refusing to break Seal of Confession - Independent Catholic News

THE IMAGINE SISTERS MOVEMENT

THE IMAGINE SISTERS MOVEMENT

Bl. William Joseph Chaminade - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. William Joseph Chaminade - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. William Joseph Chaminade, A French Roman Catholic priest who survived persecution during the French Revolution. He founded the Society of Mary, also called the Marianists, in 1817. The Marianist Family's other three branches the married and single men and women of the Marianist Lay Communities, the consecrated laywomen of the Alliance Mariale, and the nuns known as Daughters of Mary Immaculate also look to Chaminade as a founder or inspiration. Beatified by Pope John Paul II on September 3, 2000, Blessed Chaminade's feast day is celebrated on January 22

St. Peregrine Laziosi - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Peregrine Laziosi - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Peregrine Laziosi patron of cancer victims-Feastday May 1. When he was afflicted with cancer of the foot and amputation had been decided upon, he spent the night before the operation, in prayer. The following morning he was completely cured. This miracle caused his reputation to become widespread. He is the patron of cancer patients.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Bl. Cyprian Michael Iwene Tansi - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Cyprian Michael Iwene Tansi - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Cyprian Michael Iwene Tansi,Igbo Nigerian ordained a Roman Catholic priest of the Archdiocese of Onitsha, Nigeria on December 19, 1937. Feastday Jan 20

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Bl. Marie de la Dive du Verdier - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Marie de la Dive du Verdier - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Marie de la Dive du Verdier, Roman Catholic Laywoman and Martyr during the French Revolution. Feastday Jan 18

Bl. Monique Pichery - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Monique Pichery - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Monique Pichery, Roman Catholic Laywoman and Martyr during the French Revolution. Feastday Jan.18

St. Jaime Hilario Barbel - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Jaime Hilario Barbel - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Jaime Hilario Barbel, Roman Catholic Religious Brother and Martyr Convicted on 15 January 1937 of being a Christian brother. Two rounds of volley fire from a firing squad did not kill him, possibly because some of soldiers intentionally shot wide; their commander then murdered Jaime with five shots at close range. First of the 97 LaSalle Brothers killed in Catalunia, Spain during the Spanish Civil War. Feastday Jan 18

Bl. Victoire Gusteau - Saints

Bl. Victoire Gusteau - Saints



Bl. Victoire Gusteau, Roman Catholic Laywoman and Martyr during the French Revolution. Feastday Jan 18

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Bl. Gregory Khomyshyn - Saints

Bl. Gregory Khomyshyn - Saints



Bl. Gregory Khomyshyn, Roman Catholic Priest and Martyr. Arrested for his faith in 1939. Arrested again in April 1945; deported to Kiev, Ukraine. Died in prison. One of the Martyrs Killed Under Communist Regimes in Eastern Europe Feastday January 17

Friday, January 16, 2015

St. Fursey - Saints

St. Fursey - Saints



Saint Fursey was an Roman Catholic Irish monk who did much to establish Christianity throughout the British Isles and particularly in East Anglia. Feastday Jan16

Thursday, January 15, 2015

St. Nina - Saints

St. Nina - Saints



St. Nina, Roman Catholic laywoman. Scholars believe she was a slave to whom the name Nino (the Georgian form of Nina) was given; she has also been identified as Christiana. The quiet piety of her life and her preaching converted many people, and when she cured Queen Nana of a seemingly incurable disease, Nina converted the queen. When King Mirian also became a Christian, he sent to Constantinople for bishops and priests. Nina continued to preach throughout Georgia until her death at Bodke. A church dedicated to the memory of St. George was built on the site of her grave. Feastday Jan 15

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Martyrs of Raithu - Saints

Martyrs of Raithu - Saints



The Holy fathers slain at Sinai and Raithu are saints venerated together on January 14

Monday, January 12, 2015

St. Marguerite Bourgeoys - Saints

St. Marguerite Bourgeoys - Saints



St. Marguerite Bourgeoys, C.N.D., was the French foundress of the Congregation of Notre Dame of Montreal in the colony of New France, now part of Qu├ębec. She lived in Fort Ville-Marie (now Montreal) as of 1653, educating young girls, the poor, and natives until her death at the turn of the 18th century Feastday Jan 12

Sunday, January 11, 2015

St. Francisca Salesia Aviat - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Francisca Salesia Aviat - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Francisca Salesia Aviat,  Roman Catholic Nun, With Father Louis Brisson, she founded the Sister Oblates of Saint Francis of Sales in Troyes, France. Opened homes and schools for working class girls. Exiled from France on 11 April 1904 due to religious persecution and anti-religious legislation. Feastday Jan 11

St. Hyginus, Pope - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Hyginus, Pope - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Hyginus, Roman Catholic Pope, from 137-140, successor to Pope St. Telesphorus. He was a Greek, and probably had a pontificate of four years. He had to confront the Gnostic heresy and Valentinus and Cerdo, leaders of the heresy, who were in Rome at the time. Feastday Jan.11

Bl. William Carter - Saints

Bl. William Carter - Saints



Blessed William Carter was a Roman Catholic English printer and martyr. he established his own printing press in London to publish Catholic literature for England’s persecuted Catholic population. His captors tortured him on a rack, questioning him about several chalices and vestments that had been entrusted to him for safekeeping, and about the books found in his possession, which contained Catholic prayers, meditations, and spiritual exercises. He was executed on the following day. Feastday Jan.11

Saturday, January 10, 2015

St. Agatho - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Agatho - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Agatho,Roman Catholic Pope. St. Agatho was born c. 577 and was elected to the Roman see in 678. He had been a monk before his election and was well-versed in Latin and Greek. Although the exarch of Ravenna, Theodore, desired independence from Rome, he eventually submitted to Agatho's rule. In 678, Bishop Wilfrid of York, claiming he had been unjustly deposed, appealed to the pope, who ruled that Bishop Wilfrid should be returned immediately to his see. Concerned about the condition of the English church, Agatho sent an envoy to teach the Britons about chant and to report to him on the state of the church. The Sixth Ecumenical Council (680-681) accepted Agatho's definitions of the two wills of Christ, although the pope did not attend the council. Agatho died during a plague in 681. Feastday Jan10

Bl. Anna of the Angels Monteagudo - Saints

Bl. Anna of the Angels Monteagudo - Saints



Bl. Anna of the Angels Monteagudo, was a Dominican mystic of Peru, and she is revered as the second St. Rose of Lima. Feastday Jan.10

Friday, January 9, 2015

St. Basilissa - Saints

St. Basilissa - Saints



Saints Julian and Basilissa (died ca. 304) were husband and wife. They were Christian martyrs who died at either Antioch or, more probably, at Antinoe, in the reign of Diocletian, early in the fourth century, on 9 January, according to the Roman Martyrology,

Thursday, January 8, 2015

St. Pega - Saints

St. Pega - Saints

St, Pega Roman Catholic Laywoman, was sister to St. Guthlac and she lived a retired life not far from her brother's hermitage at Croyland, just across the border of what is now Northamptonshire, on the western edge of the great Peterborough Fen. The place is not called Peakirk, i.e. Pega's church. She attended her brother's funeral, making the journey by water down the Welland, and is reputed on that occasion to have cured a blind man from Wisbech. She is said to have then gone on pilgrimage to Rome, where she died about the year 719. Ordericus Vitalis says  her relics were honored with miracles, and kept in a church which bore her name at Rome, but this church is not now known. Feastday Jan8

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Bl. Edward Waterson - Saints

Bl. Edward Waterson - Saints



Bl. Edward Waterson, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr, he was hanged, drawn and quartered, Feastday January 7

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

St. Peter of Canterbury - Saints

St. Peter of Canterbury - Saints



St. Peter of Canterbury, Roman Catholic Monk, from Rome’s Benedictine abbey of Saint Andrew who accompanied Saint Augustine of Canterbury on his missionary journey to England in 597. Feastday January 6

Monday, January 5, 2015

Bl. Jacques Ledoyen - Saints

Bl. Jacques Ledoyen - Saints



Bl. Jacques Ledoyen, Roman Catholic Priest, in Angers, France and was martyred during the French Revolution. Feastday Jan.5

Sunday, January 4, 2015

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St. Elizabeth Ann Seton - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Elizabeth Bayley Seton was the first native born American to be canonized by the Roman Catholic Church. Feastday Jan4

Bl. Thomas Plumtree - Saints

Bl. Thomas Plumtree - Saints



Bl. Thomas Plumtree, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. He was offered his freedom if he abjured the faith and he refused. He was hanged in Durham Castle. Feastday January 4

Friday, January 2, 2015

Bl. Odilia Baumgarten - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Odilia Baumgarten - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Odilia Baumgarten, Roman Catholic Nun and French Martyr, during the French Revolution. Feastday Jan.2

Bl. Guillaume Repin - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Guillaume Repin - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



BL. Guillaume Repin, Roman Catholic Priest and Martyr. Brought before the French Revolutionary Committee of Angers,  he was sentenced to the guillotine and executed January 2, 1794.

Bl. Marie-Anne Vaillot - Saints

Bl. Marie-Anne Vaillot - Saints



Bl. Marie-Anne Vaillot, Roman Catholic Nun and French Martyr, during the French Revolution. Feastday Jan2