Saint Bede the Venerable

Image: San Beda | Bartolomé Román   Saint Bede the Venerable Saint of the Day for May 25 (c. 672 – May 25, 735) https://www.franciscanmedia.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/SODMay25.mp3   Saint Bede the Venerable’s Story Bede is one of the few...

Seven Founders of the Servite Order

Image: Founders of the Order of Servites | Rosselli Matteo. Seven Founders of the Servite Order Saint of the Day for February 17 https://www.franciscanmedia.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/SODFeb17.mp3   The Story of the Seven Founders of the Servite Order Can you...

St. Gilbert of Sempringham

Gilbert was born in Sempringham, England, into a wealthy family, but he followed a path quite different from that expected of him as the son of a Norman knight. Sent to France for his higher education, he decided to pursue seminary studies. He returned to England not...

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)...