SAINTS

ST. ISIDORE, ARCHBISHOP OF SEVILLE

St. Isidore was a Spanish scholar and cleric. He was the archbishop of Seville for three decades. He was considered “the last scholar of ancient times” by some historians. AND…he was the inventor of the period, the comma and the colon. Isidore lived in the era of...

SAINT ELIZABETH ANN SETON, PATRON OF WIDOWS AND SEAFARERS

ELIZABETH ANN SETON PATRON OF SEAFARERS AND WIDOWS Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton is the first person born in what would become the United States to be canonized. She was born August 28, 1774, just before the Revolution began. Elizabeth was the second daughter of Catherine...

SAINT PATRICK

For all the Irish, Irish-Americans, and those who are just proud of their religion, this story of a great evangelist is for you! We all know that Patrick came to Ireland and kicked out the snakes, but do you know the rest of the story, the part that is most important?...

ST. BRENDAN THE NAVIGATOR

ST. BRENDAN One of the most popular Irish saints is St. Brendan. He was born near Tralee, County Kerry between 484 and 486. As was common at the time, once he was weaned, he was sent out to be fostered by the local chieftain before returning to his family at age...

SAINT BRIGID OF KILDARE

Saint Brigid of Kildare In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, we are dedicating the month to looking at Irish saints. Aside from Patrick, few know the others. Here is your chance to learn. St. Brigid knew St. Patrick. As a matter of fact, her mother was converted from...

ST. FLAVIAN, PATRIARCH OF CONSTANTINOPLE

How many of you realize the doctrine of the Catholic Church regarding the two natures of Jesus Christ? Both divine and human? Today’s saint literally fought to death to support that dogma. FEBRUARY 18 is the traditional memorial of ST. FLAVIAN, PATRIARCH OF...