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Image of St. Andrew HD video

St. Andrew HD

St. Andrew, also known as Andrew the Apostle, was a Christian Apostle and the older brother to St. Peter. He was born in the village of Bethsaida on the Sea of Galilee during the early first century. Much like his younger brother, Simon Peter, ... View Video

Image of St. Stephen HD video

St. Stephen HD

Saint Stephen was one of the first ordained deacons of the Church and the first Christian martyr. While working among the early Christians, the Apostles heard a complaint that their Greek-speaking widows were being neglected during the ... View Video

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St. Francis Xavier HD

St. Francis Xavier was born in the Kingdom of Navarre on April 7, 1506. He studied at the University of Paris, where he met Peter Favre and Ignatius of Loyola. In August 1534, Francis, along with Peter Favre and several others, made vows of ... View Video

Image of St. Barbara HD video

St. Barbara HD

Saint Barbara, also known as the Great Martyr Barbara and one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers, was an early Christian martyr born in Heliopolis, Phoenicia. Barbara was the daughter to a rich pagan named Dioscorus. Dioscorus shielded her from the ... View Video

Image of St. Gertrude the Great HD video

St. Gertrude the Great HD

St. Gertrude the Great, or St. Gertrude of Helfta, was born on January 6, 1256 in Germany. She eventually chose to follow the Lord by pursuing a vocation as a Benedictine Nun. Her deep relationship with the Lord in prayer led to her being hailed as ... View Video

Image of St. Elizabeth of Hungary HD video

St. Elizabeth of Hungary HD

St. Elizabeth of Hungary, also known as St. Elizabeth of Thuringia, was born in Hungary on July 7, 1207 to the Hungarian King Andrew II and Gertrude of Merania. As soon as her life began, she had responsibilities from being a royal pressed upon ... View Video

Image of St. Catherine of Alexandria HD video

St. Catherine of Alexandria HD

Saint Catherine of Alexandria is a canonized saint in the Catholic Church who, per Christian tradition, was martyred around 305 in Alexandria, Egypt. Of course, the Church of the first Millennium was undivided. She is also recognized as the Great ... View Video

Image of St. Albert the Great HD video

St. Albert the Great HD

The saint and doctor of the Church who would be known as Albertus Magnus was born sometime before the year 1200. He was probably born in Bavaria, a fact we infer because he referred to himself as “Albert of Lauingen,” a town which still ... View Video

Image of St. Margaret of Scotland HD video

St. Margaret of Scotland HD

St. Margaret of Scotland, or Margaret of Wessex, was an English princess born in Hungary to Princess Agatha of Hungary and English Prince Edward the Exile around 1045. Her siblings, Cristina and Edgar the Atheling were also born in Hungary around ... View Video

Image of St. Pope John Paul II HD video

St. Pope John Paul II HD

Karol J. Wojtyla, known as John Paul II since his October 1978 election to the papacy, was born in Wadowice, a small city 50 kilometres from Cracow, on May 18, 1920. He was the second of two sons born to Karol Wojtyla and Emilia Kaczorowska. His ... View Video

Image of St. Martin of Tours HD video

St. Martin of Tours HD

Saint Martin of Tours was born in in Savaria, Pannonia in either the year 316 or 336 AD. That region is what is today the nation of Hungary. His father was a tribune, which is a high-ranking officer in the Imperial Horse Guard. Martin and his family ... View Video

Image of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini HD video

St. Frances Xavier Cabrini HD

St. Frances Xavier Cabrini was born as Maria Francesca Cabrini on July 15, 1850 in Sant' Angelo Lodigiano, Lombardy, Italy. She was born two months premature and the youngest of thirteen children. Unfortunately, only three of her siblings survived ... View Video

Image of St. Ambrose HD video

St. Ambrose HD

Saint Ambrose, also known as Ambrose of Milan, is one of the four original doctors of the Church. He was the Bishop of Milan and one of the most important theological figures of the 4th century. Ambrose was born around 340 AD to a Roman Christian ... View Video

Image of St. Damien of Molokai HD video

St. Damien of Molokai HD

The man who would become St. Damien of Molokai, was born in rural Belgium, on January 3, 1840. His name was Jozef De Veuster, and he was the youngest of seven children. Growing up on the farm, Jozef was prepared to take over for his family, but he ... View Video

Image of St. Vincent de Paul HD video

St. Vincent de Paul HD

St. Vincent de Paul was born to a poor peasant family in the French village of Pouy on April 24, 1581. His first formal education was provided by the Franciscans. He did so well, he was hired to tutor the children of a nearby wealthy family. He used ... View Video

Image of St. Joseph of Cupertino HD video

St. Joseph of Cupertino HD

St. Joseph was born in 1603 at Cupertino, in the diocese of Nardo in the Kingdom of Naples. After spending his childhood and adolescence in simplicity and innocence, he finally joined the Franciscan Friars Minor Conventual. After his ordination to ... View Video

Image of St. Philomena HD video

St. Philomena HD

The figure of Philomena, young roman martyr, emerged after nearly seventeen centuries of silence. Since the finding of her body the extraordinary presence of St. Philomena in the Church began. Since then every Pope has venerated her with his ... View Video

Image of St. Jerome HD video

St. Jerome HD

St. Jerome, who was born Eusebius Hieronymous Sophronius, was the most learned of the Fathers of the Western Church. He was born about the year 342 at Stridonius, a small town at the head of the Adriatic, near the episcopal city of Aquileia. His ... View Video

Image of St. Faustina Kowalska HD video

St. Faustina Kowalska HD

Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska of the Blessed Sacrament was born as Helena Kowalska, in Glogowiec, Leczyca County, north-west of Lódz in Poland on August 25, 1905. She was the third of 10 children to a poor and religious family. Faustina first ... View Video

Image of St. Dominic HD video

St. Dominic HD

Saint Dominic was born in Caleruega, Spain in 1170. His parents were members of the Spanish nobility and related to the ruling family. His father was Felix Guzman, and was the royal warden of the village. His mother, Bl. Joan of Aza, was a holy ... View Video

Image of St. Martha HD video

St. Martha HD

"Jesus loved Martha and Mary and Lazarus." This unique statement in John's gospel tells us of the special relationship Jesus had with Martha, her sister, and her brother. Apparently Jesus was a frequent guest at Martha's home in Bethany, a small ... View Video

Image of St. John Vianney HD video

St. John Vianney HD

Jean-Baptiste-Marie Vianney, known as John in English, was born May 8, 1786 in Dardilly, France and was baptized the same day. He was the fourth of six children born to Matthieu and Marie Vianney. John was raised in a Catholic home and the family ... View Video

Image of St. Ignatius of Loyola HD video

St. Ignatius of Loyola HD

Born Inigo Lopez de Loyola in 1491, the man known as Ignatius of Loyola entered the world in Loiola, Spain. At the time, the name of the village was spelled "Loyola," hence the discrepancy. Inigo came of age in Azpeitia, in northern Spain. Loyola is ... View Video

Image of St. Rita HD video

St. Rita HD

Saint Rita was born Margherita Lotti in Roccaporena, Italy in 1381. The day after her baptism, Rita was surrounded by a swarm of white bees, which went in and out of her infant mouth without hurting her. Rather than being alarmed, her family ... View Video

Image of St. Thomas HD video

St. Thomas HD

St. Thomas was born a Jew and was called to be one of the twelve Apostles. His birth and death dates are unknown, but his feast day is celebrated July 3. He lived before the formal establishment of the Catholic Church but is recognized as the patron ... View Video

Image of St. John the Baptist HD video

St. John the Baptist HD

John the Baptist was a contemporary of Christ who was known for evangelization and his baptizing of Jesus Christ. John the Baptist was born through the intercession of God to Zachariah and Elizabeth, who was otherwise too old to bear children. ... View Video

Image of St. Maximilian Kolbe HD video

St. Maximilian Kolbe HD

St. Maximilian Kolbe was born as Raymund Kolbe on January 8, 1894, in the Kingdom of Poland, part of the Russian Empire. He was a Polish Conventual Franciscan friar and a martyr in the German death Camp of Auschwitz during World War II. St. ... View Video

Image of St. Mary Magdalene HD video

St. Mary Magdalene HD

St. Mary Magdalene is one of the greatest saints of the Bible and a legendary example of God's mercy and grace. The precise dates of her birth and death are unknown, but we do know she was present with Christ during his public ministry, death and ... View Video

Image of St. George HD video

St. George HD

It is uncertain when Saint George was born and historians continue to debate to this day. However, his death date is estimated to be April 23 303 A.D. The first piece of evidence of George's existence appeared within the works of the Bollandists ... View Video

Image of St. Benedict HD video

St. Benedict HD

St. Benedict is believed to have been born around 480, as the son to a Roman noble of Norcia and the twin to his sister, Scholastica. In the fifth century, the young Benedict was sent to Rome to finish his education with a nurse/housekeeper. The ... View Video

Image of St. Genevieve HD video

St. Genevieve HD

St. Genevieve was a fair and courageous peasant girl born around 422 in what is today France. When Genevieve was seven-years-old, her bishop, St. Germanus, visited her town. While there, he noticed Genevieve. He foretold her future as a holy ... View Video

Image of St. Monica HD video

St. Monica HD

Saint Monica, also known as Monica of Hippo, is St. Augustine of Hippo's mother. She was born in 331 A.D. in Tagaste, which is present-day Algeria. When she was very young, she was married off to the Roman pagan Patricius, who shared his mother's ... View Video

Image of St. Padre Pio HD video

St. Padre Pio HD

St. Padre Pio was an Italian priest who was known for his piety and charity as well as for the gift of the stigmata, which has never been explained. St. Padre Pio was born Francesco Forgione, on May 25, 1887, in Pietrelcina, Italy. His parents were ... View Video

Image of St. Blaise video

St. Blaise

Saint Blaise was the bishop of Sebastea and a doctor. The first known record of the saint's life comes from the medical writings of Aëtius Amidenus, where he is recorded as helping with patients suffering from objects stuck in their throat. ... View Video

Image of St. Catherine of Siena HD video

St. Catherine of Siena HD

St. Catherine of Siena was born during the outbreak of the plague in Siena, Italy on March 25, 1347. She was the 25th child born to her mother, although half of her brothers and sisters did not survive childhood. Catherine herself was a twin, but ... View Video

Image of St. Dymphna HD video

St. Dymphna HD

Dymphna was born in Ireland sometime in the seventh century to a pagan father and devout Christian mother. When she was fourteen, she consecrated herself to Christ and took a vow of chastity. Soon afterward, her mother died and her father - who had ... View Video

Image of St. Thomas Aquinas HD video

St. Thomas Aquinas HD

Thomas is believed to have been born in the castle of Roccasecca in the old county of the Kingdom of Sicily, which is now known as the Lazio region of Italy, in 1225. His parents were well-off, but as the youngest son Thomas was expected to enter ... View Video

Image of St. Maria Goretti HD video

St. Maria Goretti HD

Born on October 16 1890 in Corinaldo, in the Ancona Province in Italy, her farmworker father moved his family to Ferrier di Conca, near Anzio. When he died of malaria, Maria's mother had to struggle to feed her children. Maria's mother, brothers, ... View Video

Image of St. Rose of Lima HD video

St. Rose of Lima HD

Historians remember St. Rose of Lima for her piety and chastity. Born in 1586 in Lima, Peru to Spanish colonists, and named Isabel Flores de Olivia, she was exceptionally beautiful. Her beauty was so great that she was nicknamed "Rose." According ... View Video

Image of St. Bernadette HD video

St. Bernadette HD

St. Bernadette was born in Lourdes, France on January 7, 1844. Her parents were very poor and she was the first of nine children. She was baptized at St. Pierre's, the local parish church, on January 9. As a toddler, Bernadette contracted cholera ... View Video

Image of St. Paul HD video

St. Paul HD

Saint Paul is one of the most important and influential of all the saints. Many of his writings are contained in the Canon of the Bible and have influenced the growth and development of the Church since the first century. St. Paul was originally ... View Video

Image of St. Augustine of Hippo HD video

St. Augustine of Hippo HD

St. Augustine of Hippo is the patron of brewers because of his conversion from a former life of loose living, which included parties, entertainment, and worldly ambitions. His complete turnaround and conversion has been an inspiration to many who ... View Video

Image of St. Peter, First Pope video

St. Peter, First Pope

Saint Peter is the first Pope of the Catholic Church and there remains an unbroken line of Popes from Saint Peter to Pope Francis. Though Saint Peter's birth date remains uncertain, he is believed to have died in 64 AD. Saint Peter is the patron ... View Video

Image of St. Clare HD video

St. Clare HD

St. Clare of Assisi was born in Assisi on July 16, 1194, as Chiara Offreduccio, the beautiful eldest daughter of Favorino Sciffi, Count of Sasso-Rosso and his wife Ortolana. Tradition says her father was a wealthy representative of an ancient Roman ... View Video

Image of St. Joan of Arc HD video

St. Joan of Arc HD

St. Joan of Arc is the patroness of soldiers and of France. On January 6, 1412, Joan of Arc was born to pious parents of the French peasant class in the obscure village of Domremy, near the province of Lorraine. At a very early age, she was said to ... View Video

Image of St. Joseph HD video

St. Joseph HD

Everything we know about the husband of Mary and the foster father of Jesus comes from Scripture and that has seemed too little for those who made up legends about him. We know he was a carpenter, a working man, for the skeptical Nazarenes ask ... View Video

Image of St. Anthony of Padua HD video

St. Anthony of Padua HD

Saint Anthony was born Fernando Martins in Lisbon, Portugal. He was born into a wealthy family and by the age of fifteen asked to be sent to the Abbey of Santa Cruz in Coimbra, the then capital of Portugal. During his time in the Abbey, he learned ... View Video

Image of St. Christopher HD video

St. Christopher HD

Saint Christopher is one of the most popular, yet most enigmatic Catholic figures. He is considered a saint, although he is not in the official canon of the saints. He is listed as a martyr, possibly named Reprobus, who died under the Roman Emperor ... View Video

Image of St. Valentine HD video

St. Valentine HD

Saint Valentine, officially known as Saint Valentine of Rome, is a third-century Roman saint widely associated with "courtly love." He is the Patron Saint of affianced couples, engaged couples, epilepsy, happy marriages, love, and young people. St. ... View Video

Image of St. Patrick HD video

St. Patrick HD

St. Patrick of Ireland is one of the world's most popular saints. He was born in Roman Britain and when he was fourteen or so, he was captured by Irish pirates during a raiding party and taken to Ireland as a slave to herd and tend sheep. At the ... View Video

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