Browsing the 2020 archive of Saints of the Day

Saint Thomas the Apostle

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 7/06/20

Saint Thomas the Apostle On July 3rd the Church remembers Saint Thomas - one of the twelve apostles. While synoptic gospels just mention his name with the other ones, the Gospel according to John gives us more information about his personality. There are three times he is specifically mentioned. ... Read More »

Saint Bernardino Realino  

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 7/01/20

One of the Saints commemorated on July 2nd is Saint Bernardino Realino     Bernardino was born on December 1, 1530 in Capri to a family of Italian nobles. He went to school in Bologna, starting his studies in philosophy and medicine, but eventually switching to law. He graduated with ... Read More »

March 12 - Blessed Angela Salawa

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 3/11/20

On March  12 church remembers Blessed Angela Salawa, a  Polish woman and a member of Secular Franciscan Order. Her story is devoid of impressive miracles, large scale conversions or high church  offices. A failure by worldly standards, her life of service suffering and humility shows us that one can ... Read More »

March 7 - Saints Perpetua and Felicity

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 3/04/20

Saints Perpetua and Felicity are one of the few saints from early days of Christianity about whom we do not only have eye-witness accounts, but also their own words. This is a moving story about two heroic mothers, about friendship in Christ that transcends classes of society, about loyalty ... Read More »