Saint James the Greater by Ermes Dovico

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Sacred Heart of Jesus

Sacred Heart of Jesus

Through St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, the Lord established the devotions of the Holy Hour and the Communion of Reparation on the nine first Fridays of the month.


Saint Norbert

Saint Norbert

The founder of the Premonstratensian Order was born into a family belonging to the high nobility. For about thirty years he was mostly attracted to the worldly life, until an event in 1115...


Saint Boniface

Saint Boniface

Called the Apostle of Germany, he played a decisive role in the Christianization of Central Europe


Saint Francis Caracciolo

Saint Francis Caracciolo

He is often depicted contemplating the Blessed Sacrament. Eucharistic adoration was in fact at the heart of his days and nights


Ugandan Holy Martyrs

Ugandan Holy Martyrs

Today the Church celebrates the memory of saint Charles Lwanga and other 21 Catholic martyrs killed on different days between 1885 and 1887 and proclaimed saints all together in October 1964 by Paul VI


Saints Marcellinus and Peter

Saints Marcellinus and Peter

They were martyred during Diocletian's persecutions


Saint Justin

Saint Justin

Benedict XVI has described him as "the most important apologist of the second century"


Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

St Francis de Sales extolled Mary’s solicitude towards Elizabeth: “Charity and humility are not perfect unless they pass from God to neighbour. It is not possible to love God whom we do not see, if we do not love the people we see. This part is fulfilled in the Visitation”.


Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi

The Solemnity of Corpus Christi was celebrated for the first time in 1247 in the diocese of Liège. At its origin there were the exhortations of Saint Juliana of Cornillon


Saint Paul VI

Saint Paul VI

His ministry culminated in the 15 years of his pontificate at one of the most difficult times for the Church


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