Saint Germain of Paris by Ermes Dovico

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Saint Germain of Paris

Saint Germain of Paris

According to the hagiography written by his friend Venantius Fortunatus, Saint Germain of Paris (c. 496-576) risked not being born because of his mother's attempt to abort him.


Saint Augustine of Canterbury

Saint Augustine of Canterbury

He was prior of the monastery of St. Andrew al Celio in Rome, when Pope Gregory the Great entrusted him with the mission of re-evangelizing the ancient Britannia


Most Holy Trinity

Most Holy Trinity

Fides omnium christianorum in Trinitate consistit, “the faith of all Christians rests on the Trinity”, Saint Augustine taught about the greatest mystery that exists.


Saint Gregory VII

Saint Gregory VII

His name is linked to the “Gregorian Reform”


Mary Help of Christians

Mary Help of Christians

The direct reference to the help given by Mary to her children was already widespread in Greek-speaking Christianity in the early centuries


Saint John Baptist de' Rossi

Saint John Baptist de' Rossi

He became popular because of the extraordinary length of time he dedicated to the sacrament of Confession.


Saint Rita of Cascia

Saint Rita of Cascia

For the faithful she is the “Saint of impossible cases”...


Holy Mexican Martyrs

Holy Mexican Martyrs

The 25 holy martyrs commemorated today lived during the historical context of the 20th century persecutions in Mexico, which resulted in the revolt of the “Cristeros” (1926-1929).


Mary Mother of the Church

Mary Mother of the Church

This title was defined during the Second Vatican Council, but is based on two thousand years of Christianity


Pentecost

Pentecost

Towards the end of Pentecost, on the fiftieth day after Easter, the Holy Spirit promised by Jesus descended abundantly on the disciples gathered in the Upper Room.


Saint John I

Saint John I

His personal ordeal took place near the end of the life of the Ostrogoth king Theodoric, a follower of the Arian heresy.


Saint Paschal Baylón

Saint Paschal Baylón

He was called the “Seraph of the Eucharist” because of the angelic devotion with which he approached and spoke of the real presence of Christ in the consecrated Host