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Saint of the Day: Engelbert

  St. Engelbert Feast Day: November 7 As a child, Engelbert received several endowed church offices through family influence, then was named archbishop of Cologne (Germany) in...

Saint of the Day: Demetrian

  Demetrian Feast Day: November 5 After Demetrian's young wife died after three months of marriage, he entered a monastery on Cyprus dedicated to St. Anthony. There he...

Saint of the Day: Charles Borromeo

  Charles Borromeo Feast Day: November 4 Though Charles suffered all his life from a speech impediment, his intelligence and zeal made him an outstanding figure of...

Saint of the Day: Martin de Porres

  St. Martin de Porres Feast Day: November 3 This illegitimate son of a freed Panamanian slave and a Spanish knight became a hero to the people...

Saint of the Day: Hubert

  St. Hubert Feast Day: November 3 Hubert was a married courtier who became a priest after his wife died. According to legend, he was called to serve...

Saints of the Week: Zechariah and Elizabeth

  Saints Zechariah and Elizabeth Feast Day: November 5 The first chapter of Luke's Gospel tells the story of John the Baptist's parents. Elizabeth, a cousin of Mary,...

Saints of the Day: All Souls

  All the Faithful Departed Feast: Nov. 2 Prayers for the dead were an ancient tradition, even in some pagan cultures. In Jewish Scriptures, Judas Maccabeus “made atonement...

Saint of the Day: All Saints

  Feast of All Saints November 1 The Apostles' Creed lists “the communion of saints” among Catholic beliefs, and since at least the ninth century the church...

Saint of the Day: Alphonsus Rodriguez

  St. Alphonsus Rodriguez Feast Day: October 30 Alphonsus had to leave school when his father, a wealthy wool merchant in Segovia, Spain, died. He was put in...

Saint of the Day: Contardo Ferrini

  Blessed Contardo Ferrini Feast Day: October 26 From his father, a teacher in Milan, Italy, Contardo inherited a love of learning. He studied law at Pavia's Borromeo...

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