Not long after being kidnapped and sold into slavery, Bakhita and a friend made a daring escape that led them deep into the Sudanese wilderness, where they quickly found themselves lost and hunted by wild animals . . . until a beautiful lady came to their aid.
St. Paul Miki (d. 1597) was a martyr of Japan, with twenty-five companions. Paul was a member of the noble Miki family, a samurai clan of Harima Province. He was […]
St. Agatha is a martyr and one of the most venerated virgins of the early Church. Like many of the early saints, her history is cloaked in time. Pope Damasus […]
Poor Brigid was always getting into trouble for giving things away. One day, her father got so fed up with her generosity, he decided to give her away!
John Bosco was born August 16, 1815, in Becchi, Italy. He was the youngest son of Francesco Bosco and Margherita Occhiena and had two older brothers, Antonio and Giuseppe. St. John Bosco was canonized on Easter Sunday, 1934 and he was given the title, “Father and Teacher of Youth.” Saint John Bosco is the patron saint of apprentices, editors and publishers, schoolchildren, magicians, and juvenile delinquents. His feast day is on January 31. Watch a video about him online.