"I consider the day I have not suffered a lost day for me,” she said
He is the patron saint of midwives and co-patron of doctors together with the famous Cosmas and Damian
Today the Church jointly celebrates Saints Anne and Joachim, parents of the Virgin Mary
He was the first of the Twelve to bear witness to Christ through martyrdom
This great Lebanese miracle worker and hermit was the fifth child of two peasants, who named him Youssef Antoun (Joseph Anthony)...
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
She was able to accept Grace and became a faithful disciple of Jesus, deserving of being called “Apostle of the Apostles”.
He was together an ambassador of peace, a man of action, and a great theologian, proclaimed Doctor of the Church by John XXIII
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.
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
He was soon venerated as a martyr
He has been over the centuries a source of inspiration for men of letters and artists