April 30: St. Catherine of Siena

April 30: St. Catherine of Siena

St. Catherine of Siena Feast day: April 29 (was April 30 before 1969) Doctor of the Church St. Catherine of Siena by Baldassare Franceschini St. Catherine of Siena from Little Pictorial Lives of the Saints St. Catherine of Siena  by Baldassare FranceschiniBorn: March...
May 11: St. James the Less, Apostle

May 11: St. James the Less, Apostle

St. James the Less Feast Day: May 3 (May 1 before 1955) St. James the Minor by Peter Paul Rubens St. James the Less, the author of an inspired epistle, was also one of the Twelve. St. Paul tells us that he was favored by a special apparition of Christ after the...
April 14: St. Benezet

April 14: St. Benezet

St. Benezet, or Little Bennet Feast day: April 14 St. Benezet from Little Pictorial Lives of the SaintsBorn: c. 1163   Died: 1184ST. BENEZET kept his mother’s sheep in the country, and as a mere child was devoted to practices of piety. As many persons were...
April 13: St. Hermenegild, Martyr

April 13: St. Hermenegild, Martyr

St. Hermenegild Feast day: April 13 El Triunfo ed San Hermenegildo (the Triumph of Saint Hermenegild) by Francisco Herrera the YoungerBorn: Unknown   Died: April 13, 585   LEOVIGILD, King of the Visigoths, had two sons, Hermenegild and Recared, who reigned conjointly...
April 12: St. Julius, Pope

April 12: St. Julius, Pope

St. Julius (Pope Julius I) Feast day: April 12 St. Julius from Little Pictorial Lives of the SaintsDied: April 12, 352Reigned February 6, 337 – April 12, 352   ST. JULIUS was a Roman, and chosen Pope on the 6th of February in 337. The Arian bishops in the East sent to...