Mother Frances Cabrini

America’s first saint was an immigrant — who didn’t want to go to the United States. Dec. 22, 2017, marked the 100th anniversary of the death of Mother Frances Xavier […]

St. Margaret of Scotland

St. Margaret of Scotland, whose feast is celebrated November 16, was the granddaughter of an English king. She was born in Hungary due to her father’s exile there as a child. Her early years were spent in the Hungarian court, among pious and observant Catholic royals. St. Margaret’s piety was evident in the considerable amount of time she spent in prayer. The saint also illustrated the importance of silence and solitude when she would often retreat to the cloister of a cave for occasions of prayer and quiet reflection. Saint Margaret was a voracious reader, particularly of spiritual material. Read her complete biography online.

St. Charles Borromeo

What would you do if you knew you had only 15 more minutes to live? When St. Charles Borromeo was asked that question, he was playing pool. His answer? “Keep […]