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).
Franciscan Capuchin martyr. He was born Mark Rey is Sigmaringen, Germany, in 1577. A practicing lawyer, he traveled across Europe as a tutor to aristocrats but then started defending the poor. In ... continue readingMore Saint of the Day
St. Christina was the daughter of a rich and powerful magistrate named Urbain. Her father, who was deep in the practices of heathenism, had a number of golden idols, which our saint destroyed, and distributed the pieces among the poor. Infuriated by this act, Urbain ... 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
In the year 1400, a young man came to the door of the largest hospital in Siena. A plague was raging through the city so horrible that as many as twenty people died each day just in the hospital ... continue reading
By Rev. Peter M. J. Stravinskas, Ph.D., S.T.D.
This model of Christian manliness recommends himself to us not for any strange or exciting things he did (because he really didn't) but for the daily listening to and heeding the voice of Almighty God - in the home, in the synagogue and Temple, in the ... continue readingMore Christian Saints & Heroes