Reportedly a Greek who lived in Rome, Eustorgius was made bishop of Milan in 512, was respected for his ability and holiness, and spent all of his resources ransoming members of his flock who had been captured by the barbarians. His feast day is June 6.
Clare was a beautiful Italian noblewoman who became the Foundress of an order of nuns now called "Poor Clares." When she heard St. Francis of Assisi preach, her heart burned with a great desire to imitate Francis and to live a poor humble life for Jesus. So ... continue readingMore Female Saints
The "Great Martyr," and the leader of converts in the Roman army. While serving as a tribune in the army of General Galerius, Andrew and his men faced a battle with a Persian host. Calling upon ... continue reading
By Deacon Keith Fournier