SAINTS

Jean Baptiste De La Salle

One can say that evangelizers teach. They teach, in the context we are using, God, religion, the Holy Scriptures. It can also be said that teachers evangelize. They teach thinking processes, the bigger picture, how to coordinate one set of facts with another. Today’s...

St. Ignatius of Antioch

One could say that anyone who has anything interesting to say may be evangelizing for their interests. In the current case, we are going to look at the numerous people who have evangelized for the Roman Catholic Church. Many of these people, by way of their successes,...

St. Romuald

FEBRUARY 7* is the traditional memorial of ST. ROMUALD (+1027). Romuald was born in Ravenna, Italy, around 950. He was of the aristocratic Onestis. Romuald lived the standard self-indulgent life of the well-to-do until, at the age of 20, he was a second for his father...

St. John of Matha

FEBRUARY 8 is the traditional memorial of ST. JOHN OF MATHA (+1213). John was born of noble parentage in Provence in June, 1169. He was sent to Aix to learn grammar, fencing and horseback riding, the things expected of a nobleman in the Middle Ages. Being of a pious...

Pope St. Pontian

The Liber Pontificalis is a book of information on th early popes, written in the fourth century. It is not always perfectly accurate and, as archeology reveals more information, new books are published with updated details. I try to get the newest data for these...

Pope St. Victor

Pope St Victor, son of Felix was born in Africa, in what is now known as Leptis Magna in Tunisia. His birth was probably in the second quarter of the second century. Nothing else is known of his younger years. Victor’s reign showed many changes in the Church....