All posts in "November"

Andrew the Apostle



Feast Day: November 30 Canonized: Pre-Congregation Andrew was a fisherman. But he was searching for something more important than life on the sea could give him. Like many faithful Jews of his time, Andrew was waiting for God to send…

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Dorothy Day



Died: November 29, 1908 Cause for Canonization: Servant of God There are people all around us every day who live saintly lives. Some of them may even be called “saint” in the future by the Church. Dorothy Day was a…

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Catherine Laboure



Feast Day: November 28 Canonized: July 27, 1947 Beatified: May 28, 1933 Venerated: July 19, 1931 Tradition tells us that at the moment Zoe Laboure was born in France in 1806, church bells rang to remind everyone in the village…

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Leonard of Port Maurice



Feast Day: November 26 Canonized: June 29, 1867 Beatified: June 19, 1796 Leonard was born in 1676 in Port Maurice, on the cost of northern Italy. His father was a ship captain. Because he was a gifted student, he was…

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Catherine of Alexandria



Feast Day: November 25 Canonized: Pre-Congregation At a time when most children did not go to school, Catherine was privately tutored because she came from a wealthy family; her parents were said to be the pagan king and queen of…

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Luigi and Maria Beltrame Quattrocchi



Feast Day: November 25 Beatified: October 21, 2001 Luigi Beltrame Quattrocchi was born in 1880 in Italy. He went to school to become a lawyer. By the time he retired, he was the attorney general of Italy. He was friends…

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Martyrs of Vietnam (Andrew Dung-Lac and Companions)



Feast Day: November 24 Canonized: June 19, 1998 Portuguese Jesuit priests first came to Vietnam in 1533 to preach the word of God to the people of the kingdom. These missionaries also brought the sacraments to Japanese Catholics who had…

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