Spirituality

St. John of the Cross

Fri, 02 Dec 22, Spiritual Masters, Spirituality

St. John of the Cross, Spanish San Juan de la Cruz, original name Juan de Yepes y Álvarez, (born June 24, 1542, Fontiveros, Spain—died December 14, 1591, Ubeda; canonized 1726; feast day December 14), one of the greatest...

Blessed Sr.Rani Maria

Tue, 15 Nov 22, Spiritual Masters, Spirituality

BLESSED SR. RANI MARIA Sr.Rani Maria was born on 29 January 1954 as the second child of Paily and Eliswa of Vattalil, in an ordinary peasant family. Her Baptism was on 5 February 1954 at St.Thomas Church Pulluvazhy and she was given the name ‘Mariam’...

St. Martin of Tours

Wed, 02 Nov 22, Spiritual Masters, Spirituality

St. Martin of Tours, (born 316, Sabaria, Pannonia [now Szombathely, Hungary]—died November 8, 397, Candes, Gaul [France]; Western feast day, November 11; Eastern feast day November 12), patron saint of France, father...

St. Therese of Lisieux

Sat, 15 Oct 22, Spiritual Masters, Spirituality

Biography of St. Therese of LIsieux THÉRÈSE MARTIN was born in Alençon, France on January 2, 1873. Two days later, she was baptized Marie Frances Thérèse at Notre Dame Church. Her parents were Louis Martin and Zélie Guérin. After the death of her...

St. Francis of Assisi

Sat, 01 Oct 22, Spiritual Masters, Spirituality

Saint Francis of Assisi abandoned a life of luxury for a life devoted to Christianity after reportedly hearing the voice of God, who commanded him to rebuild the Christian church and live in poverty. He is the patron saint for ecologists. Who Was Saint...

St. Vincent De Paul

Fri, 16 Sep 22, Spiritual Masters, Spirituality

St. Vincent de Paul The French priest St. Vincent de Paul (1581-1660) organized works of charity, founded hospitals, and started two Roman Catholic religious orders. Vincent de Paul was born into a peasant family on April 24, 1581, in the village of Pouy...

St.Theresa of Calcutta

Fri, 02 Sep 22, Spiritual Masters, Spirituality

Mother Teresa was born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu in Skopje*, Macedonia, on August 26**, 1910. Her family was of Albanian descent. At the age of twelve, she felt strongly the call of God. She knew she had to be a missionary to spread the love of Christ. At the...

St. Euphrasia

Tue, 02 Aug 22, Spiritual Masters, Spirituality

Saint Euphrasia is a humble CMC nun who has personalized the prayer heritage of Carmel and lived according to the divine inspirations and rose to the heights of sanctity. For all of us who are called to be the beloved of God that is to be saints(Rom:...

St. Alphonsa of the Immaculate

Sat, 16 Jul 22, Spiritual Masters, Spirituality

Saint Alphonsa was a Sister who lived in the beginning of the 20th century. She followed Syro-Malabar Catholic Franciscan Religious Order when she was alive. Alphonsa was beatified in the year 1986 and was elevated to the level of a saint in the year 2008....

St. Thomas the Apostle

Fri, 01 Jul 22, Spiritual Masters, Spirituality

St. Thomas the Apostle Name Syrian, meaning “Twin” (Twin/Thomas also known as Didymus in Greek and Jumeau in French); Apostle of India; Doubting Thomas Birth Unknown Death Stabbed with a spear c.72 in India Feast Day – July 3rd...

St. Maximilian Kolbe

Thu, 16 Jun 22, Spiritual Masters, Spirituality

Raymond Kolbe was born on January 8, 1894, in Zdunska-Wola, Poland. Even though he was a lively and clever child, he felt drawn to follow the Lord and love the Immaculata who had offered him two crowns: one white, symbolizing purity, and the other red,...

St. Lazarus (Devasahayam Pilla)

Fri, 03 Jun 22, Spiritual Masters, Spirituality

Devasahayam Pillai — 1st Indian layman declared as saint . Devasahayam was born on April 23, 1712, as Neelakanta Pillai into a Hindu upper-caste family, at Nattalam in Kanyakumari district, which was part of the erstwhile Travancore kingdom. Devasahayam...

St. Mariam Baouardy

Mon, 16 May 22, Spiritual Masters, Spirituality

Mary of Jesus Crucified, a Carmelite Blessed, will be canonised on 17 May. In 1870, the Palestinian nun took part in the foundation of a Carmelite monastery in Mangalore, India. "We call on the 'little Arab' to pray for the Arab world, both Christian and...

St. Mariam Thresia

Mon, 02 May 22, Spiritual Masters, Spirituality

Thresia Chiramel Mankidiyan was born in Puthenchira in Irinjalakuda Revenue Division of Thrissur district on 26 April 1876 as the third of five children of Thoma and Thanda and was later baptized on 3 May 1876 at the...

St. Francis Xavier

Wed, 20 Apr 22, Spiritual Masters, Spirituality

The Spanish Jesuit St. Francis Xavier (1506-1552) was a pioneer of Catholic missions in eastern Asia. Known as the Apostle of the East Indies, he has been acclaimed as one of the greatest missionaries in history. Francis Xavier was born Francisco de Jasso...