Saint Matthew

Image: St Matthew and the Angel | Guido Reni Saint Matthew Saint of the Day for September 21 (c. 1st Century) https://wp.franciscanmedia.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/SODSep21.mp3   Saint Matthew’s Story Matthew was a Jew who worked for the occupying Roman...

Saint Gilbert of Sempringham

Image: Saint Gilbert of Sempringham sculpture | Essen, Belgium. Saint Gilbert of Sempringham Saint of the Day for February 16 (c. 1083 – February 4, 1189) https://www.franciscanmedia.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/SODFeb16.mp3   Saint Gilbert of...

St. Claude de la Colombière

This is a special day for the Jesuits, who claim today’s saint as one of their own. It’s also a special day for people who have a special devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus—a devotion Claude de la Colombière promoted, along with his friend and spiritual companion,...

Saint Claude de la Colombière

Image: Saint Claude de la Colombière statue, Saône-et-Loire, France | photo by Benoît Prieur. Saint Claude de la Colombière Saint of the Day for February 15 (February 2,1641 – February 15, 1682)...

Sts. Cyril and Methodius

Because their father was an officer in a part of Greece inhabited by many Slavs, these two Greek brothers ultimately became missionaries, teachers and patrons of the Slavic peoples. After a brilliant course of studies, Cyril (called Constantine until he became a monk...

Saints Cyril and Methodius

Image: Saints Cyril and Methodius monument | Vratsa, Bulgaria. Saints Cyril and Methodius Saint of the Day for February 14 (Cyril: c. 827 – February 14, 869; Methodius: c. 815 – April 6, 884)...