Monthly Archives: June 2014

20 June Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio June 20  St. Paulinus of Nola  (354?-431) Anyone who is praised in the letters of six or seven saints undoubtedly must be of extraordinary character. Such a person was Paulinus of Nola, … Continue reading

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19 June Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio June 19  St. Romuald  (950?-1027) After a wasted youth, Romuald saw his father kill a relative in a duel over property. In horror he fled to a monastery near Ravenna in Italy. … Continue reading

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18 June Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio June 18  Venerable Matt Talbot  (1856-1925) Matt can be considered the patron of men and women struggling with alcoholism. Matt was born in Dublin, where his father worked on the docks and … Continue reading

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17 June Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio June 17  St. Joseph Cafasso  (1811-1860) Even as a young man, Joseph loved to attend Mass and was known for his humility and fervor in prayer. After his ordination he was assigned … Continue reading

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16 June Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio June 16  St. John Francis Regis  (1597-1640) Born into a family of some wealth, John Francis was so impressed by his Jesuit educators that he himself wished to enter the Society of … Continue reading

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15 June Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio June 15 Servant of God Orlando Catanii  An unexpected encounter with St. Francis of Assisi in 1213 was to forever change—and enrich—the life of Count Orlando of Chiusi. On the day a … Continue reading

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14 June Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio June 14  St. Albert Chmielowski  (1845-1916) Born in Igolomia near Kraków as the eldest of four children in a wealthy family, he was christened Adam. During the 1864 revolt against Czar Alexander … Continue reading

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13 June Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio June 13  St. Anthony of Padua  (1195-1231) The gospel call to leave everything and follow Christ was the rule of Anthony’s life. Over and over again God called him to something new … Continue reading

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12 June Saint of the day

Saint of the day Click here for Audio June 12  Blessed Jolenta (Yolanda) of Poland  (d. 1298) Jolenta was the daughter of Bela IV, King of Hungary. Her sister, St. Kunigunde, was married to the Duke of Poland. Jolenta was … Continue reading

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