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Saint Nicholas of Tolentino, September 10

Confessor. Glory of the Order of Hermits of Saint Augustine, Saint Nicholas is one of the most miraculous Saints in the Church. But the greatest of his miracles was putting an end to the Great Western schism. V/. Saint Nicholas… Continue Reading →

Commemoration of Saint Gorgonius of Nicomedia, September 9

Martyr. Employed in Diocletian’s imperial palace, he converted all his companions to the faith. In the end, he and Doroteo, hanged and torn apart, their entrails split open and sprinkled with vinegar and salt, were grilled and finally slaughtered. V/…. Continue Reading →

Saint Adrian of Nicomedia, September 8

Martyr. He was pagan; But he was fortunate enough to marry a very fervent Christian girl, Natalia, who converted him to the faith, and soon struggled for martyrdom, without separating from him in prison or in torment. When they said… Continue Reading →

Saint Lawrence Justinian, 5 September

Bishop and Confessor. From an illustrious Venetian family, for the love of Christ crucified he renounced an advantageous marriage and all the delights of the world, to consecrate himself to God in religious life, where he treated his body extremely… Continue Reading →

Saint Stephen I, King of Hungary, September 2

Confessor. Descendant of the barbarian Huns, he converted his vassals to Christ and marvelously raised the culture of his kingdom, which he consecrated to the Virgin Mary and made fiefdom of the Holy See. He was a charitable father of… Continue Reading →

Commemoration of Saint Giles, September 1

Abbot. He was an Athenian, of royal descent; Famous for his miracles, he moved away from his homeland to hide in a forest on the banks of the Rhone, where he lived a hermit life. Later he founded and governed… Continue Reading →

Saint Raymond Nonnatus, August 31

Confessor. He is called Nonnatus (non natus, unborn), because he was removed from the entrails of his deceased mother. From a noble Catalan family, the Blessed Virgin called him to the newly founded Order of Mercy. He went to Africa… Continue Reading →

Saint Rose of Lima, August 30

Virgin. The most beautiful rose that has sprouted on American soil in the first century of Spanish rule, is the Virgin of Lima, who deserved to hear from the lips of Christ: “Rose of my Heart!” WORDS OF JESUS CHRIST… Continue Reading →

Saint Sabina of Rome, August 29

Martyr. Roman matron of high birth status, died beheaded for the Christian faith in 126. V: Saint Sabina.A: Pray for us. Info of the Saint: Feast August 29 Born 2nd centuryRome Died 126Rome Nationality Roman Canonization Pre-congregation Patronage N/A

Saint Hermes, August 28

Martyr. A person of high position, it was because of his faith that he was beheaded in Rome at the beginning of the second century, in the year 116. V: Saint Hermes.A: Pray for us. Info of the Saint: Feast… Continue Reading →

Saint Augustine of Hippo, August 28

Bishop, Confessor and Doctor. He was born in Thagaste, Africa. His powerful intelligence lost in the study of philosophy and sects, and his fiery heart dominated by the passions of youth, he was drawn to the knowledge and love of… Continue Reading →

Saint Joseph Calasanz, August 27

Confessor. (1556-1648). Among the great educators of the people, our Saint Joseph Calasanz stands out. He was born in Peralta de la Sal, in Huesca. After an exemplary life in priestly ministry, he went to Rome, where he emulated the… Continue Reading →

Commemoration of Pope Saint Zephyrinus, August 26

Pope and Martyr. Against the Sabellian heretics he defended the dogma of the Holy Trinity. He ruled the Church in peace for eighteen years and suffered martyrdom in the persecution of Antoninus, in the year 217. V: Pope Saint Zephyrinus.A:… Continue Reading →

Saint Micaela of the Blessed Sacrament, August 25

Virgin. (1809-1885). She was born in Madrid, of noble descent. From a young age, she devoted herself to reforming fallen girls and preserving those in danger. Her love for the Eucharist bordered on the miraculous. She suffered terrible persecution with… Continue Reading →

Saint Louis IX King of France, August 25

King and Confessor. First cousin of Saint Ferdinand, he was very Christianly educated by his mother, the great Queen of France, Blanche of Castile. From the throne he shone with heroic examples of a Christian ruler, upright, pious, exemplary charitable… Continue Reading →

Saint Bartholomew, August 24

Apostle and Martyr. Saint Bartholomew (son of Ptolemy) is supposed to be Nathanael himself, whose first interview with Jesus is described by Saint John in his Gospel. (John 1:45) He evangelized India, from where he went to Greater Armenia. He… Continue Reading →

Saint Philip Benizi, August 23

Confessor. A native of Florence, he entered the Order of the Servites, of which he became Superior General. Throughout almost all of Europe and much of Asia he missioned and extended his Order, for which he suffered terrible bitterness. On… Continue Reading →

Saints Timothy, Hipólito and Sinforiano, August 22

Martyrs. On this day, but with a distance of many years and in various places, martyrdom was suffered by: Saint Timothy, cleric of Antioch, beheaded in Rome in 311, Saint Hippolytus, Bishop, in Ostia, in 225; the young Sinforiano, slaughtered… Continue Reading →

Saint Jane Frances de Chantal August 21

Widow. Disciple of Saint Francis de Sales, and with him co-founded of the Order of the Visitation, she sanctified herself as a single woman by her horror of the Huguenot heresy; as a married woman, for the faithful fulfillment of… Continue Reading →

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux August 20

Abbot and Doctor. (1091-1153). He is, non other than the founder, the admirable propagator and the most illustrious ornament of the Cistercian Order, the guide of the twelfth century, the promoter of the Second Crusade, a formidable controversialist, a fruitful… Continue Reading →

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