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  • Saint Mark

    by Catholic Digest Staff

    St. MarkFeast Day: April 25 Represented by the winged lion, St. Mark the Evangelist has been an exceptionally popular subject for Venetian artists, ever since his remains were relocated to Venice. Once the patron saint of the adoptive city had come … read more

  • Saint George

    by Catholic Digest Staff

    Saint GeorgeFeast Day: April 23 Wielding a honed sword or battle spear, the numerous images of armor clad Saint George fearlessly standing over a writhing dragon has echoed through Church tradition for ages. The image of him slaying the serpent … read more

  • Saint Stanislaus of Cracow

    by Catholic Digest Staff

    St. Stanislaus of Cracow Feast Day: April 11   Descended from Polish nobility in 1030, Stanislaus received a formal education and, after being appointed bishop of the city, the favor of King Boleslaus II. He reformed his clergy and became known… read more

  • The Annunciation of the Lord

    by Catholic Digest Staff

    The Annunciation of the Lord March 25   Though not accepted by the Church as scripture, the apocryphal gospel of James (written around the 2nd century) describes a story of how Mary, at sixteen years of age, was called back to the temple where … read more

  • Saint Joseph

    by Catholic Digest Staff

    St. Joseph Feast Day: March 19   Though not accepted by the Church as scripture, the apocryphal gospel of James (written around the 2nd century) tells a charming story of how Joseph was chosen to be the earthly father of Jesus. Summoned by the … read more

  • Saint Katharine Drexel

    by Catholic Digest Staff

    St. Katharine DrexelFeast day: March 3 Born to a wealthy Philadelphia banking family, Katharine and her two sisters were taught by her father and stepmother to love God and to help those in need. When they died, Katharine inherited a substantial fortune… read more

  • Saints Cyril and Methodius

    by Catholic Digest Staff

    Saints Cyril and Methodius Feast Day: February 14   Celebrated as the “apostles of the southern Slavs and fathers of Slavonic literary culture,” these two brothers are also venerated as first rank missionary apostles of Europe. During their lives… read more

  • Our Lady of Lourdes

    by Catholic Digest Staff

    Our Lady of LourdesFeast Day: February 11 While many miracles have taken places in Lourdes, France, where Mary appeared to a 14-year old girl named Bernadette in 1858, one of the accounts especially stands out.  Witnessed by an acclaimed medical … read more

  • Saint Jerome Emiliani

    by Catholic Digest Staff

    Saint Jerome EmilianiFeast Day: February 8 Venetian Commander of the Castelnuovo Fortress in northern Italy, Girolamo Emiliani (1481-1537) was captured when the town fell to the League of Cambrai, the combined armies of rival states committed to… read more

  • Saint Francis de Sales

    by Catholic Digest Staff

    St. Francis de Sales Feast Day: January 24   Immediately after his ordination in 1593, Francis was willingly dispatched to the isolated Chablis district of France. A mountainous area that had been lost to Catholicism during a failed military… read more

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