All rights reserved. Bishop of Maastricht (in modern Netherlands) from 487 to 489. crowned 17 January 1566, 1 May 1572 in Rome, Italy, apparently of a renal disorder caused by kidney stones Arrested and executed in the persecutions of Emperor Tu-Duc, charged with spying when caught bringing communion to his sick mother. In 1777, at the age of 19, he joined the Sarov monastery as a novice ( poslushnik ). But do not forget what this poor old man has said to you. This small village of the poor depended almost entirely on alms, Joseph kept no records, and turned down offers of state assistance; never once did they do without. He built hospitals and used the papal treasury to care for the poor. They are there, and they would love to hear from you! Emigrated to Belgium, he helped found Waulsort Abbey, and became a monk there. Layman. Peter the Deacon Late-4th-century bishop of Euraea in modern Albania. 3 May 1786 at Bra, Cuneo, Piedmont region, Italy, 30 April 1842 of typhus at Chieri, Turin, Italy Fierce opponent of Arianism. As bishop, Michael worked to lead his flock with words and examples, and served as a continual messenger encouraging personal piety and devotion to God. west of Novara, Italy; possibly Spain or France, Marie de l'Incarnation

Studied at the Shkodr Pontifical Seminary, and in Innsbruck, Austria.

He was born in Vernon, France, where he was made a knight in the First Crusade. Hermit. Finally leaving her father's house, Marie worked as a bookkeeper in her brother-in-law's shipping company. After returning to his native Normandy, St. Adjutor built a chapel in honor of St. Mary Magdalen. She worked for years to collect the money and support for her mission, and in 3 April 1639 she sailed from Dieppe with Marie-Madeleine de la Peltrie, one of her primary supporters. Marco Passionei. Martyr. against drowning Beginning in 1600, Father Benedict worked with Saint Lawrence of Brindisi in Austria and Bohemia, helping the poor, and trying to bring Hussites and Lutherans back to the Church. Marie of the Ursulines man lying in a stone coffin, He retired to become a Camoldolese Benedictine monk at San Salvatore priory near Verona. Abbot in 962, establishing it as a Benedictine house. relics re-enshrined in 1625 relics translated to a new shrine on 14 November 1148 St. Lidwina fell while ice skating at the age of 15 and never fully recovered from her injuries. But what if you have other problems or interests that would require the divine assistance of an even more specific saint? Suffered from severe gout, but continually travelled through his diocese. Founded the first hospital in the city, and freed slaves. Seventh century bishop of Viviers, Neustria (in modern France). Because of her lifetime of disappointments, difficulty and setbacks, Rita is now considered the patron saint of the impossible. Mother of New France re-interred in the crypt following the fire of 1087 The Light of London. He baptized her newborn daughter, and then watched as both of them died in bed. Seraphina was born in San Gimignano, Italy, to a poor family. Worked as a missionary to the Natives and other residents in the area. For several years, Joseph treated his priesthood more as a career than a vocation. Vernon, France, Crusader hermit with a chain nearby On May 13, Pope Francis canonized the two most recent saints in the Catholic Church at a special ceremony in Portugal.

man throwing part of his chains over a precipice, St. Servatius was a 4th century Armenian priest who died in Maastricht in the Netherlands of an infection to a leg wound in 384. She developed a paralytic illness and spent the rest of her life on a bed made from a wooden pallet, where Saint Gregory the Great allegedly appeared to her to predict her death. Arrested a second time, however, Erasmus undying faith so angered the Emperor Maximian that he had him beaten, whipped, placed in a barrel of spikes and rolled down a hill, covered in pitch and set alight, and finallyafter he had somehow miraculously survivedhis stomach cut open and his intestines wound around a winch. Arnold saved the lives of many by having the local people drink beer that he had blessed during an outbreak of the plague and, later, during an episode of Cholera. Murdered by Saracens for publicly proclaiming his faith. The seraphim were an order of angels, described by Isaiah in the Bible as having six wings each. Doctrinal instructor. She later explained, however, that she was following God's will, and Claude apparently came to understand it - he became a Benedictine priest in 1641, the assistant to his Order's superior general, and his mother's biographer. Do you like barbecuing? A vial of blood belonging to St. Januarius, a 3rd century Bishop of Naples, was saved after his death in 305. Then why not remember St. Lawrence? Balthasarbecame the patron saint of playing card manufacturers. buried in the Mary altar in the main chapel in Valdocco, Italy, When I am in Heaven, where everything is possible, I will cling to the mantle of the Mother of God and I will not turn my eyes from you. beatification celebrated at the Square of the Cathedral of Shn Shtjefnit, Shkodr, Albania, presided by Cardinal Angelo Amato,, 22 November as one of the Martyrs of England, Scotland, and Wales

This event changed her completely, and her desire to be involved in religious life translated to prayer, liturgical devotion, and charity. Friend of Saint Laviero. The woman badly needed medical help, but had been turned away everywhere for lack of money. The second time, she showed St. Adjutor that he could break his chains and swim away from his captors, which is how he freed himselftaking the chains with him.

Benedictine monk at Savigny, Normandy, France. When asked where the Churchs treasures were, Lawrence simply pointed at the crowd, stating, These are the treasures of the Church. and for this response, the soldiers decided to execute him. Murdered by Saracens for publicly proclaiming his faith. Not only is Servatius now the patron saint of the city of Maastricht, hes also responsible for foot and leg disorders, rheumatism, and protection against rats and mice. interred in Saint Paul's Cathedral, London Founded Chertsey Abbey in Surrey, England, and served as its first abbot. Known for his ascetic life, there are several churches dedicated to him. A mysterious illness left this beautiful girl unattractive; her eyes, feet, and hands became deformed and eventually Seraphina was paralyzed., Francis Dickenson Keep the conversation going in our SmartCatholics Group! As a young man, Marco felt a call to religious life, but his family strongly opposed it, and his poor health caused him to be rejected by several houses. relics at Kempten Abbey, Onenn of Brittany Rosamond, CatholicSaints.Info Portable Edition St. Erasmus, Bishop of Formia in modern-day Italy, went through quite an ordeal during the Roman Empires persecution of the Christians in the 3rd and 4th centuries. While he served as abbot, Arnold and his fellow monks brewed beer for its gift of health. They considered beer healthier than water because the brewing process boiled out all of the waters impurities. He was believed to have leprosy, and so he was assigned to care for some brother monks who were dying of the disease. Friend and supporter of many monks and nuns including Saint Lioba of Bischofsheim. Miles Gerard This, however, did not deter canonisation, spearheaded by archimandrite Seraphim Chichagov as well as popular veneration. Bishop of Domhnach-Mor, Ireland, a diocese that no longer exists. St. Mdard of Picardy is the patron saint of protection against bad weather, supposedly due to the fact that when he was an infant an eagle flew above him during a storm to shelter him from the rain. relics transferred to the church of Saint Sebastian in Augsburg, Germany on 27 October 1602, hermit near a river Arrested while celebrating Mass, and condemned to death for the crime of priesthood. St. Gummarus of Belgium was an 8th century figure whose wife, a local noblewoman named Guinmarie, was known for her shrewish and abusive behavior. Marie took her final vows in 1633 as Marie de l'Incarnation. St. Jude is pretty busy. Italian Vincent de Paul Built an abbey and hospital on his family estate near Assisi, Italy, and served as its abbot the rest of his life. Murdered by Saracens for publicly proclaiming his faith. Priest. Daughter of the Duke of Swabia, Germany. 3rd century Acerenza or Ripacandida, Italy, 303 in Grumentum (modern Grumento Nova, Italy), Missionary to Gaul (modern France), consecrated and sent by Pope Saint Clement I. 30 April 1672 of hepatitis in Quebec, Canada, 3 April 2014 by Pope Francis (equipollent canonization), When the soul has reached this state, it makes very little difference whether it is buried in business worries or enjoys restful solitude. It is all the same for the soul, for everything that touches it, everything that surrounds it, everything that strikes its senses does not prevent its enjoyment of love's presence. Master of novices and prior of several Dominican houses, working for stricter adherence to the Order's Rule. Mystic, given to ecstacies. Through her husband she became embroiled in a bitter feud between two local families; the feud eventually led to her husbands murder, and the deaths of both her sons. He served as a clerk to Cardinal Giovanni Girolamo Albani in Rome, Italy.

Widowed after two years of marriage, she moved back with her family, and refused to discuss re-marriage. First bishop of Forli, Italy. Doctor of Divinity. A pious and sometimes mystical child, she would memorize and recite homilies, and early wanted to become a nun. 29 October as one of the Martyrs of Douai.

June 17, 2022. Bishop of Mondovi, Italy on 17 March 1560. Though his health sometimes sidelined him, he continued this work for years, living an ascetic life of penance. Born to impoverished Italian nobility, the son of Paolo Ghislieri and Domenica Augeria. Marie Guyart of the Incarnation The blood is the subject of a longstanding miracle that claims, despite its age, that it liquefies on three dates in the year: September 19, December 16, and the Saturday before the first Sunday in May. Having a gift for administration, Marie was soon the company manager. He founded fourteen communities to serve the residents, including the Daughters of Compassion, Daughters of the Good Shepherd, Hermits of the Holy Rosary, and Priests of the Holy Trinity. Upon his ascension to the papacy, Pius V immediately faced the task of enacting the reforms of the Council of Trent. Martyr. His shrine was a pilgrimage site in the Middle Ages, and the sick were miraculously cured by touching the chair he used for travel. She laid the first stone of the convent in 1641, and took it over in 1642. 13 September 1560 in Urbino, Duchy of Urbino, Papal States (part of modern Italy) as Marco Passionei, 30 April 1625 in Fossombrone, Pesaro-Urbino, Italy of complications following surgery,, Earconvaldo, Erkenwald, Erkenwold, Erkonwald According to folklore, whatever the weather on St. Mdards DayJune 8you can expect the weather to remain the same for the next 40 days. Bishop of Naples, Italy from 508 to 536. Studied in Bologna, Italy. Marie Guyard Her mother and father both died while she was young. Martyr. Then one night he was called to the bed of a poor, sick woman in labour.

St. Adjutor is said to have either escaped Muslim captors during the First Crusade and escaped by swimming (according to various stories, he either swam to Crusader territory, swam all the way to France, or was recaptured and then transported back to France by Mary Magdalene), or else calmed a whirlpool that had emerged beside a boat he was traveling on.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Workman of Divine Providence. Ever strong-willed, she opposed bishop Blessed Francis de Montmorency Laval's attempt to control the Quebec Ursulines. Attended the Council of Rimini in 359. buried at his abbey church in Spello, Italy Martyr. Later he was found not to have the condition, and was allowed to return to the general population of his house, but had already developed a ministry for caring for the sick.

Finally, I know that some of you of legal age will undoubtedly crack open a cold one this summer after mowing the lawn or grilling. St. Ambrose reports that St. Lawrence was executed by being roasted on an iron griddle.

Teacher of philosophy and divinity in Genoa. Chosen 225th pope in 1566. francis biography st oblates credits apr published sales Take a second to support Where Peter Is on Patreon! There was a widespread popular belief in Russia that a saints remains were supposed to be incorrupt, which was not the case with Seraphim as was officially ascertained by a commission that researched his grave in January 1903. The bishop blessed the Seine and sprinkled holy water into the river, while St. Adjutor threw the leg chains he had worn in captivity into its maw, saying: It is as easy for God to free people from this whirlpool as it was for him to free me from my chains. Then the whirlpool stopped. Grand inquisitor on 14 December 1558. Priest. Martyred in the persecutions of Diocletian. But how about the saints that we dont turn to a lot, whom weve barely even heard of? Commissary general of the Roman Inquisition in 1551. Friend and assistant to Saint Gaudentius of Novara. 4 : to attribute authoritative sanction or approval to. Saint Francisco and Saint Jacinta Marto, a young brother and sister from the Portuguese parish of Fatima, are said to have witnessed an apparition of the Virgin Mary exactly 100 years ago this year, and Pope Franciss canonization marked the centenary of their first miraculous vision. 17 January 1504 at Bosco, diocese of Alessandria, Lombardy, Italy as Antonio Ghisleri, elected 7 January 1566 Inquisitor in Milan and Lombardy in 1556. Near the chapel, there was a fierce whirlpool that had been the site of many drownings. Ordained a priest in 1590, he took the name Benedict of Urbino. Joined the Order of the Corpus Christi in Turin. Ordained in Primiz, Austria on 3 August 1919 as a priest of the archdiocese of Shkodr-Pult, Albania.

Because of this miracle and his efforts to save countless swimmers, St. Adjutor is the Patron Saint of Swimmers. This time it was a huge country of mountains and forests, and the message that it was Canada, and that she must go there to build a house for Christ. drowning victims And Peter went down from the boat, and walked upon the waters to come to Jesus. Founded Kempten abbey. Saint Fina (12381253), or Saint Serafina, was an Italian Christian girl who is venerated in the Tuscan town of San Gimignano. St. Drogo was so afflicted by a mystery ailment that made him physically repulsive that hes now considered the patron saint of unattractive people. Returned to England to minister to covert Catholics, mainly in Northumberland. St. Adjutor and the Bishop of Normandy teamed up to still the vortex. Despite wanting to be a nun, St. Rita's parents forced her to marry when she was 12. His reputation for sanctity spread, and the people of Verona saw him as a saint in their midst. Against her wishes, she entered an arranged marriage with Claude Martin, a silk manufacturer, at age seventeen, and was soon the mother of one son. Despite Gummaruss attempts to salvage their relationship, they separatedand after he went on to found an abbey at Lier, he became the patron saint of difficult marriages.