St. Teresa Yi Mae-im (born 1788 in Korea - died. July 20, 1839, in Seoul) - martyr, holy Catholic Church.
Teresa Yi Mae-aunt was the other Catholic martyrs: Barbara Yi Chong-hui and Magdalena Yi Yong-hui. During the persecution of Teresa Yi Mae-them together with the three holy women (Kim Nusia Lucy, Martha, Kim Song-im, Magdalena Yi Yong-hui) gave themselves in the hands of the police. Was executed July 20, 1839, in the place of execution for the Little West Gate in Seoul along with seven other Catholics (Rose Kim No-sa, Martha Kim Song-im, Anna Kim Chang-gum, John the Baptist Yi Kwang-nyol, Magdalena Yi Yong -hui, Lucy and Mary Kim Won Nusia Apr-im).
Saint Birgitta was the daughter of Uppland’s Lagman, Birger Petersson and his wife, Ingeborg, who was a member of the same clan as the reigning family. Birgitta’s family was pious; her father went to ... continue readingMore Saint of the Day
Born in Corinaldo, Ancona, Italy, on October 16 1890; her farmworker father moved his family to Ferrier di Conca, near Anzio. Her father died of malaria and her mother had to struggle to feed her children. In 1902 an eighteen-year-old neighbor, Alexander, grabbed ... continue readingMore Female Saints
St. Michael the Archangel - Feast day - September 29th The name Michael signifies "Who is like to God?" and was the warcry of the good angels in the battle fought in heaven against satan and his followers. Holy Scripture describes St. Michael as "one of the chief ... continue reading
The name Gabriel means "man of God," or "God has shown himself mighty." It appears first in the prophesies of Daniel in the Old Testament. The angel announced to Daniel the prophecy of the seventy weeks. His name also occurs in the apocryphal book of Henoch. He was the ... continue reading
Margaret was an English princess. She and her mother sailed to Scotland to escape from the king who had conquered their land. King Malcolm of Scotland welcomed them and fell in love with the ... continue reading
By Deacon Keith A Fournier
On July 15th in the Liturgical Calendar of the Latin Rite of the Catholic Church, we commemorate the life, holiness, work and death of a great Bishop and Doctor named Bonaventure. He was born in 1218, became a Franciscan Friar in 1243, and died in 1274. A friend ... continue readingMore Christian Saints & Heroes