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).
Brigid was probably born at Faughart near Dundalk, Louth, Ireland. Her parents were baptized by St. Patrick, with whom she developed a close friendship. According to legend, her father was Dubhthach, ... continue readingMore Saint of the Day
With the lives of so many early martyrs shrouded in legend, we are fortunate to have the record of the courage of Perpetua and Felicity from the hand of Perpetua herself, her teacher Saturus, and others who knew them. This account, known as "The Martyrdom of ... 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
Lorenzo Ruiz is the first Filipino saint. He is also the first Filipino martyred for the Christian Faith. Lorenzo Ruiz was a layman, married, and had two sons and a daughter. Born in Binondo, Manila, ... continue reading
By Deacon Keith Fournier
This great defender of the faith insisted on the central claim of Christianity: God can be known and loved-indeed, that is why He came into our midst in the person of His Son; so that through a relationship with Jesus Christ, man could participate in the ... continue readingMore Christian Saints & Heroes