Today is the Feast of Maximilian Kolbe, who sacrificed his life to save that of a husband and father in Auschwitz.
Pope Francis will canonise Blessed John Henry Newman in St Peter’s Square on Sunday 13 October, making him the first English person who has lived since the 17th century to be officially recognised as a saint by the Catholic Church.
Reflecting at Mass today on Jesus’ exhortation that we “love our enemies, pardon those who persecute us”, Bishop Nicholas gave the example of Saint Maria Goretti.
Today is the Feast of Saint Philip Neri.
Today is the Feast of Saint James the Lesser.
Catherine was one of the most brilliant theological minds of her day; definitely worth getting to know!
Bernadette is a testament to unyielding obedience to God and is an inspiration to young people.
Saint Mary was a prostitute before having a powerful conversion whilst on pilgrimage, which completely changed her life.
Saint Josephine Bakhita is the patron saint of human-trafficking survivors.
May the patron saint of young people inspire the youth of the Church towards the true, the good and the beautiful!