All posts tagged "Canada"

Marie Marguerite d’Youville



Feast day: October 16 (Canada) Venerated: April 28, 1890 Beatified: May 3, 1959 Canonized: December 9, 1990 Marie Marguerite d’Youville was the first person born in Canada to be named a saint, an event that took place on Dec. 9,…

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Marie-Rose Durocher



Feast day: October 6 Beatified: May 23, 1982 Venerated: July 13, 1979 Many of our greatest saints and holy people knew that they could raise others up by helping to educate them. Eulalie Durocher was one such person. Born on October…

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Kateri Tekakwitha



Feast Day: July 14 Canonized: October 21, 2012 Beatified: June 22, 1980 Venerated: January 3, 1943 An orphan is a child whose mother and father have died. That is what happened to Kateri Tekakwitha. More than 300 years ago, around…

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André Bessette



Feast Day: January 6 Canonized: October 17, 2010 Beatified: May 23, 1982 Venerated: June 12, 1978 André Bessette was born in Quebec, Canada, in 1845. By the time he was 12 he was an orphan who had to take care of…

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