Saint of the Day

May 16: Saint Peregrine of Auxerre

There have been many Saint Peregrines in the history of the Church, and many people know of Saint Peregrine Laziosi, who was miraculously cured of cancer. Today’s Saint Peregrine lived many centuries before that one. Peregrine was apparently born in Rome and was sent to preach the Gospel to the pagans living in Auxerre, France, […]

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Saint of the Day

April 19: Blessed James Duckett

If you enjoy this daily blog of lesser-known saints, see my book, which contains short biographies of saints for every day of the year. James Duckett was a young apprentice to a printer in London, England, when he read a book that changed his life. The Firm Foundation of the Catholic Religion convinced him of the […]

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COVID-19 Versus the 14 Holy Helpers

Sooner or later, every adult has this experience. What appeared to be a routine doctor’s visit turns out to be something life-changing. Or a meeting with the boss ends with a layoff notice. Or a conversation with a friend or family member goes horribly wrong. You walk away in a daze, with the world turned […]

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