SAINT OF THE DAY – St Bridget of Sweden – July 23

St Bridget of Sweden – July 23 Today, July 23, the Church celebrates the feast day of St. Bridget of Sweden.  Bridget received visions of Christ’s suffering many times throughout her life, and went on to found the order of the Most Holy Savior. Daughter of Birger Persson, the governor and provincial judge of Uppland, andContinue reading “SAINT OF THE DAY – St Bridget of Sweden – July 23”

St Maria Goretti – July 06

On July 06, the Catholic Church celebrates the feast day of St. Maria Goretti, a young virgin and martyr whose life is an example of purity and mercy for all Christians. Maria Goretti is best known for her commitment to purity and the courageous defense of her faith at the young age of eleven thatContinue reading “St Maria Goretti – July 06”

St Anthony Mary Zaccaria – July 05

On July 5, the Catholic Church remembers Saint Anthony Mary Zaccaria. A renowned preacher and promoter of Eucharistic adoration, he founded the order of priests now known as the Barnabites. In 2001, the future Pope Benedict XVI, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, wrote the preface for a book on St. Anthony Mary Zaccaria, praising the saint asContinue reading “St Anthony Mary Zaccaria – July 05”

Saint of the Day

On June 6 the Catholic Church honours Saint Norbert of Xanten – who started out as a frivolous and worldly cleric, but was changed by God’s grace into a powerful preacher and an important reformer of the Church during the early 12th century. He is the founder of the Norbertine order. St Norbert pray forContinue reading “Saint of the Day”