St. Emily de Rodat

St. Emily de Rodat

St. Emily de Rodat Feast date: Sep 19 Emily was born in 1787 at Rodez, France.  She was educated at Villefranche, became a teacher at the age of 18 and, realizing that many of the children of the poor were not going to school because they could not afford to, she...
St. Joseph of Cupertino

St. Joseph of Cupertino

St. Joseph of Cupertino Feast date: Sep 18 On September 18, the Church celebrates the life of St. Joseph of Cupertino, a mystic who was perhaps most famous for his ability to fly.  His father, a poor carpenter, died before his birth and his mother, who was unable to...
St. Robert Bellarmine

St. Robert Bellarmine

St. Robert Bellarmine Feast date: Sep 17 On Sept. 17, the Catholic Church celebrates the Italian cardinal and theologian St. Robert Bellarmine. One of the great saints of the Jesuit order, St. Robert has also been declared a Doctor of the Church and the patron of...
Our Lady of Sorrows

Our Lady of Sorrows

Our Lady of Sorrows Feast date: Sep 15 The feast of Our Lady of Sorrows commemorates the seven great sorrows which Mary lived in relation to Her Son, as they are recorded in the Gospels or through Tradition. Today we are invited to reflect on Mary’s deep...
The Exaltation of the Holy Cross

The Exaltation of the Holy Cross

The Exaltation of the Holy Cross Feast date: Sep 14 The feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross celebrates two historical events: the discovery of the True Cross by Saint Helena, the mother of the Emperor Constantine, in 320 under the temple of Venus in Jerusalem,...