Saint Charbel Makhlouf by Ermes Dovico

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Saint Charbel Makhlouf

Saint Charbel Makhlouf

This great Lebanese miracle worker and hermit was the fifth child of two peasants, who named him Youssef Antoun (Joseph Anthony)...


Saint Bridget of Sweden

Saint Bridget of Sweden

Co-Patroness of Europe, she is one of those models of holiness capable of containing multiple vocations. Jesus dictated 15 prayers to her to recite every day for a year


Saint Mary Magdalene

Saint Mary Magdalene

She was able to accept Grace and became a faithful disciple of Jesus, deserving of being called “Apostle of the Apostles”.


Saint Lorenzo da Brindisi

Saint Lorenzo da Brindisi

He was together an ambassador of peace, a man of action, and a great theologian, proclaimed Doctor of the Church by John XXIII


Saint Apollinaris

Saint Apollinaris

The two early Christian basilicas of Ravenna that bear his name, Sant'Apollinare in Classe and Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, are known all over the world thanks to their splendid mosaics.


Saint Macrina the Younger

Saint Macrina the Younger

She grew up in that family extremely rich in blessed souls, of which her brothers Basil the Great and Gregory of Nyssa are the two best known members, and whose rise to holiness was favoured precisely by the virtues of their elder sister


Saint Frederick of Utrecht

Saint Frederick of Utrecht

In the Roman Martyrology his name is recorded on July 18 and it is recalled that he “shone in the study of the Holy Scriptures and put his care and commitment to the evangelization of the Frisians”.


Saint Alexius

Saint Alexius

He has been over the centuries a source of inspiration for men of letters and artists


Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Our Lady of Mount Carmel

This feast is one of the dearest to Christian piety. Considering the wealth of biblical and mystical references attached to it, one could also say that it manifests in a special way the beauty of God's saving plan.


Saint Bonaventure

Saint Bonaventure

He was one of the great protagonists of 13th century philosophical and theological thought, when the Christian faith showed all its capacity to influence culture


Saint Camillus de Lellis

Saint Camillus de Lellis

The founder of the Ministers of the Infirm obtained permission to sew on the black habit, at chest height, a cross in red cloth, symbol of the redeeming Blood shed by Jesus


Saint Henry II

Saint Henry II

Together with his wife, Saint Cunigunde, he promoted the building of churches and monasteries and contributed to the renewal of the Church