Tag Archives: Catholic Saints

Peter Faber, S.J. to be declared Saint

I had previously written about the life of Peter (Pierre) Faber, S.J., a companion of St. Ignatius of Loyola and the first Jesuit priest. Pope Francis mentioned Fr. Faber as one of his role models for his pontificate. Pope Francis … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Albert the Great (November 15): Patron Saint of Scientists

Today is the Feast of St. Albert the Great who, along with St. Dominic, are the patron Saints of scientists.  In honor of this Feast Day, I am going to restate much of what I wrote on August on the Feast Day … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Charles Borromeo (November 4)

Today is the Feast of St. Charles Borromeo. I have fond personal feelings for this saint, not necessarily because of his life (which was significant) but because of a wonderful prayer experience I had at St. Charles Borromeo parish in … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Alphonsus Rodriguez, S.J. (October 31)

Alphonsus Rodriguez was born in Segovia, Spain, on July 25, 1533. He was the second son of eleven children of a successful wool and cloth merchant and the family was financially comfortable. Alphonsus had contact with the first Jesuits at … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Ignatius of Antioch (October 17)

“It is not that I want merely to be called a Christian, but to actually be one. Yes, if I prove to be one, then I can have the name”. — St. Ignatius of Antioch This is a great week … Continue reading

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