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Church commemorates Pope St. Pius V on April 30

Apr 28, 2013 - 06:06 am .- A defender of Catholic doctrine and Christian civilization during the tumultuous 16th century, Pope Saint Pius V has his liturgical memorial on April 30.

Jesus not found outside the Church, Pope preaches

Apr 23, 2013 - 07:39 am .- Pope Francis said that people cannot be fully united to Jesus outside of the Church during a Mass to commemorate Saint George, the saint he is named after.

Franciscan martyr St. Fidelis honored April 24

Apr 21, 2013 - 06:04 am .- A former lawyer who left his profession to become a Capuchin Franciscan priest, Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen has his liturgical memorial on April 24.

Polish patron St. Stanislaus of Krakow honored April 11

Apr 7, 2013 - 06:03 am .- On April 11, the Catholic Church honors the memory of the 11th-century bishop and martyr St. Stanislaus of Krakow, who died for the faith at the hands of King Boleslaus II.

Consecrated widow St. Lea traditionally celebrated March 22

Mar 17, 2013 - 06:02 am .- March 22 is the liturgical memorial of Saint Lea of Rome, a fourth-century widow who left her wealth behind, entered consecrated life, and attained great holiness through asceticism and prayer.

Catholic group marks St. Patrick's love for the Irish

Mar 16, 2013 - 06:02 am .- St. Patrick’s Day is a time to remember the saint's “tremendous love” for the Irish people, says the head of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, a U.S. fraternal organization.

Eastern Catholics pay tribute to St. Sophronius on March 11

Mar 10, 2013 - 06:07 am .- A courageous leader of the Jerusalem Church during the Islamic conquests of the seventh century, Patriarch Saint Sophronius I has his liturgical memorial on March 11.

Catholics in Scotland to celebrate convert and martyr St. John Ogilvie

Mar 3, 2013 - 06:02 am .- March 10 is the liturgical memorial of Saint John Ogilvie, a 16th- and 17th-century Scotsman who converted from Presbyterianism to Catholicism, served as a Jesuit priest, and died as a martyr at the hands of state officials.

Wales and England celebrate patron St. David on March 1

Feb 24, 2013 - 06:02 am .- Among Welsh Catholics, as well as those in England, March 1 is the liturgical celebration of Saint David of Wales.

Patriarch St. Flavian's faithful witness honored Feb. 18

Feb 17, 2013 - 06:10 am .- On Feb. 18, the Roman Catholic Church remembers Patriarch Saint Flavian of Constantinople, who is honored on the same date by Eastern Catholics of the Byzantine tradition and by Eastern Orthodox Christians.  

Welsh Church to honor courageous leadership of St. Teilo

Feb 3, 2013 - 06:15 am .- Among Welsh Catholics, Feb. 9 is the liturgical memorial of Saint Teilo, a sixth-century monk and bishop who led the Church in the Llandaff area of present-day Cardiff.

Church remembers St. Paul's companions, Sts. Timothy and Titus

Jan 20, 2013 - 06:13 am .- On Jan. 26, the Roman Catholic Church celebrates the liturgical memorial of Saints Timothy and Titus, close companions of the Apostle Paul and bishops of the Catholic Church in its earliest days.

Lawyers' patron St. Raymond of Penafort commemorated Jan. 7

Jan 6, 2013 - 06:00 am .- Saint Raymond of Penafort, a Dominican priest who worked to aid Christian captives during the era of the Crusades and also helped organize the Church’s legal code, will be celebrated liturgically on Jan. 7.

St. Clement of Alexandria historically celebrated Dec. 4

Dec 2, 2012 - 06:05 am .- Dec. 4 was once the traditional feast day of an early Christian theological author whose legacy is controversial, but who is cited as a saint in the Catechism of the Catholic Church and has been described as such in several addresses of Pope Benedict XVI.

Church remembers St. Peter of Alexandria, 'Seal of the Martyrs'

Nov 25, 2012 - 09:45 am .- Local commemorations of the fourth-century martyr Saint Peter of Alexandria will take place on Nov. 25 and 26. Although his feast day in the Western tradition (on the latter date) is no longer a part of the Roman Catholic Church’s universal calendar, he remains especially beloved among Catholic and Orthodox Christians of the Egyptian Coptic tradition.

Archbishop Chaput: being a saint is the only thing that matters

Nov 17, 2012 - 06:09 am .- At a conference on faith and evangelization, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia told participants that sanctity is the single necessity in a person's life.

Mother Cabrini shrine reopens in Chicago after a decade

Nov 4, 2012 - 05:14 pm .- After being closed for 10 years, the reopening of the National Shrine of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini in Chicago has helped energize the religious congregation she founded.

Pope: saints connect us with eternity, fullness of life

Nov 1, 2012 - 11:38 am .- Pope Benedict said that the solemnity of All Saints should help people reflect on the link between the Church on earth and the heavenly Church “that celebrates the never-ending feast.”

Miracle could allow canonization of first Colombian-born saint

Oct 31, 2012 - 04:05 pm .- A second miracle confirmed on June 14 by doctors appointed by the Vatican's Congregation for the Causes of Saints could advance the sainthood of Blessed Laura de Jesus Montoya Upegui.

Halloween coincides with feast of missionary bishop St. Wolfgang

Oct 28, 2012 - 08:17 am .- Oct. 31, though best known as the Vigil of the Solemnity of All Saints (All Hallows’ Eve) in the Western church, is also the liturgical feast day of St. Wolfgang of Ratisbon, who was regarded as one of the greatest German saints of his time

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