Holy Mexican Martyrs by Ermes Dovico

Saint of the day


Saint Gatien

Saint Gatien

He was the founder of the Diocese of Tours a century before Saint Martin was appointed its bishop


Saint Olympia

Saint Olympia

She employed her wealth for works of charity. She was persecuted during the last few years of her life by the enemies of her friend Saint John Chrysostom


Saint Adelaide

Saint Adelaide

Queen and empress, she was a devoted mother and wife, influential in the politics of Italy and Germany, and particularly caring towards the destitute


Saint Mary Di Rosa

Saint Mary Di Rosa

She had a vocation to sanctity since her childhood. Her profound devotion to the Eucharist inspired the attentions she would show towards the needy of all kinds. After her death, the saint acted as a guide to Pierina Gilli during the first apparition of Mary as the Mystical Rose - a Marian vision with strong Eucharistic contents, which the Church is studying today


Saint John of the Cross

Saint John of the Cross

“The saintliest of poets and the most poetic of saints” not only gave us an illuminating mystical doctrine, but at the same time he was a very concrete man, who supported Saint Teresa of Avila in the reform of Carmel


Saint Lucy

Saint Lucy

She is very dear to Christian piety, an example for the faithful on their journey to God and a source of inspiration for artists and writers.


Our Lady of Guadalupe

Our Lady of Guadalupe

The miraculous image of the Blessed Virgin of Guadalupe was subjected to various scientific analyses


Saint Damasus I

Saint Damasus I

He led the Church during a phase in which the heresies on the Divine Trinity were raging. He fought vigorously against them


Blessed Virgin Mary of Loreto

Blessed Virgin Mary of Loreto

Today the Church commemorates the relocation of the Holy House of Nazareth, which on December 10 1294 was flown by angels in the Marche region, then part of the Papal States.


Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin

Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin

On the morning of Saturday December 9, 1531, the Blessed Virgin appeared to the peasant Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin. Thus began the extraordinary story of Our Lady of Guadalupe


Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

This truth of faith was solemnly affirmed on December  8 1854 by Pius IX with the apostolic constitution Ineffabilis Deus


Saint Ambrose

Saint Ambrose

For his work to safeguard correct doctrine, he was proclaimed among the first four great doctors of the Church, together with Augustine, Jerome and Gregory the Great