All posts tagged "Venerable"
Feast Day: November 11 (Ireland) Venerated: April 9, 1990 Catherine Elizabeth McAuley was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1778. From the time she was a young child, Catherine saw her parents living their Catholic faith through service to the poor….Continue
Feast Day: November 3 Venerated: July 11, 1995 As one of 16 children growing up on a farm in Wisconsin, Barney Casey learned about the importance of sharing. This virtue shaped his life and ministry. Bernard Francis Casey was born in…Continue
Pius XII (Eugenio Pacelli), Pope
Feast Day: October 9 Venerated: December 19, 2009 Eugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli was born in Rome, Italy, in 1876. His father hoped that Eugenio would follow in his footsteps as a canon lawyer. As Eugenio studied the legal system…Continue
Feast Day: June 19 Venerated: October 3, 1975 Matt was born in 1856 and to a poor family with 12 children in Dublin, Ireland. His father and several of his brothers were alcoholics. Matt began working as a messenger boy…Continue
Died: June 30, 1853 Venerated: December 17, 1996 Pierre Toussaint was born a slave in 1766 in the French colony of Saint Domingue, which is modern-day Haiti. His great-grandmother had been born in Africa and sold into slavery in the Caribbean. Pierre…Continue