Beatified By: 22 November 1992 by Pope John Paul II
Canonized By: 21 May 2000 by Pope John Paul II
Julio Alvarez Mendoza (1866-1927) was a priest in Mechoacanejo, Jalisco, Mexico. Julio was martyred for not denouncing his priesthood.
Empress mother of Constantine the Great. She was a native of Bithynia, who married the then Roman general Constantius I Chlorus about 270. Constantine was born soon after, and in 293, Constantius was made Caesar, or junior emperor. He divorced Helena to marry co ... continue readingMore Female Saints
St. Rita was born at Spoleto, Italy in 1381. At an early age, she begged her parents to allow her to enter a convent. Instead they arranged a marriage for her. Rita became a good wife and mother, but ... continue reading
By Deacon F.K. Bartels