All posts tagged "Religious"

Rita of Cascia



Feast Day: May 22 Canonized: May 24, 1900 Beatified: October 1, 1627 Rita was born in a small village near Cascia, Italy, in 1381. Her parents had waited many years for a child, and they gave thanks to God for…

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John of God



Feast Day: March 8 Canonized: October 16, 1690 Beatified: September 21, 1630 John of God knew that many poor people could not take care of themselves. Often if poor people got sick, no one helped them get better. John thought…

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Paula Montal Fornés



Feast Day: February 26 Canonized: November 25, 2001 Beatified: April 18, 1993 Venerated: November 28, 1988 Paula Montal Fornés de San José de Calasanz was born in Barcelona, Spain, in 1799. She was the oldest of five daughters. Her father died…

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Maria Domenica Mantovani



Feast Day: February 2 Beatified: April 27, 2003 Venerated: April 24, 2001 Maria Domenica Mantovani was born in 1862 in a small Italian village. Two things were always important to Maria: her love for God and her desire to help others….

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María Domenica Mantovani (Español)



Festividad: 2 de febrero Beatificación: 27 de abril de 2003 Veneración: 24 de abril de 2001 María Domenica Mantovi nació en 1862 en una pequeña villa italiana. Dos cosas siempre fueron importante para María: su amor por Dios y su deseo…

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Marianne Cope



Feast Day: January 23 Canonized: October 21, 2012 Beatified: May 14, 2005 Venerated: April 19, 2004 Do you remember the parable of the Good Samaritan in Luke 10:29-37? Mother Marianne of Molokai brought Jesus’ story to life in her ministry…

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Marguerite Bourgeoys



Feast Day: January 12 Canonized: October 31, 1982 Beatified: November 12, 1950 Venerated: June 19, 1910 Hardship and danger can deter some people. But for St. Marguerite Bourgeoys, hardship and danger gave rise to an active and purposeful life. Born…

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