In 1625, at age 32, St. Jean de Brebeuf (1593-1649) became one of the first five Jesuit missionaries to travel to Canada to bring the Catholic faith to the Hurons. […]
St. Ignatius of Antioch was also called Ignatius Theophoros (in Greek, that means “God bearer”). His principal claim to historical fame comes from his martyrdom. Arrested by Roman authorities, he […]
Can you imagine being captured by pirates, and then taken into slavery? That’s just what happened to St. Vincent de Paul. St. Vincent was born in Ranquine, France, the son […]
On July 31 we celebrate the feast day of Ignatius of Loyola, who was born into a family of Basque nobility in the family castle of Azpeitia. He was the youngest of the 13 children of Beltran de Loyola and Marina Saenz de Licona.
On the date of his nativity, we honor Saint John the Baptist, who was filled with the Holy Spirit while in his mother’s womb, was chosen by God to herald His Son, lived a model life of holiness and was martyred for his faith.