The life of a generous, hardworking farm laborer who loved God and the land he tended is celebrated around the world as spring planting begins.
St. Benedict the Moor was the renowned lay leader of the Franciscan Brothers in Palermo, Sicily, in the 16th century.
Saint Patrick, the beloved patron of Ireland, is renowned as the bishop who brought Christianity to Ireland.
The well-known theologian also wrote these timeless hymns.
Considered one of the fathers of Irish monasticism, St. Finnian founded Clonard Abbey in Ireland.
St. Cecilia has inspired Christians and artists for centuries.
Inspired by the stories of missionaries, St. Daniel Comboni consecrated his life to Africa at 18.
According to the Gospels of Mark, Luke and Matthew, Jesus saw a tax collector sitting at his customs post and said, “Follow me.”
Five hundred years ago, a cannonball changed the course of Ignatius of Loyola’s life.
She dedicated her life to educating poor children in the first half of the 20th century.
This Dominican Friar tirelessly pursued reforms when corruption, heresy, immorality and invasion threatened the Church.
Read more about this patron of social workers and co-founder of the Daughters of Charity.
A voice of truth and reform when the Church was struggling with corruption and immorality.
Was featured prominently in the Acts of the Apostles as one of seven men selected to be the first deacons of the Church.
Her short life overflowed with a devotion to the Trinity.
From a noble, 12th century Bavarian family, St. Hedwig used her influence to promote peace.
Considered the most learned of the Church Fathers, Saint Jerome is a doctor of the Church.