Today’s Saint(s): St Ursula & Co Virgin Martyrs | St Hilarion, Abbot
Saint John was born at Kenty in Poland in 1403. He studied philosophy and theology at the University of Cracow with great intelligence, industry, and success, while his modesty and virtue drew all hearts to him.
Saint Peter was born in 1499 near the Portuguese border of Spain. While still a youth of sixteen, he left his home at Alcantara and entered a convent of Discalced Franciscans near Valencia.
Teresa of Ávila (1515-1582) is one of the most beloved of the Catholic saints. In 1562, during the era of
A symposium on “The Life of Teresa of Ávila: A Biography”, by Carlos Eire, featuring Professors Carlos Eire (Yale University),
By their fruits you will know them, says Our Lord of those who claim to be His followers. The fruits which remain of the life, labours and prayer of Saint Teresa of Avila bear to her virtue a living and enduring testimony which none can refuse to admit.
Edward ruled England from 1042 until his death in 1066. He lived a life renowned for generosity and piety and was considered a gentle and devoted ruler. He was canonized in 1161 and became known as Edward the Confessor. A confessor is a saint who did not die a martyr’s death but whose life proclaimed their faith. St. Edward’s feast day is October 13th.