St. Juan Diego

St. Juan Diego

St. Juan Diego Feast date: Dec 09 On Dec. 9, Roman Catholics celebrate St. Juan Diego, the indigenous Mexican Catholic convert whose encounter with the Virgin Mary began the Church’s devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe. In 1474, 50 years before receiving the name...
St. Ambrose

St. Ambrose

St. Ambrose Feast date: Dec 07 Today the Catholic Church celebrates the memory of St. Ambrose, the brilliant Bishop of Milan who influenced St. Augustine’s conversion and was named a Doctor of the Church. Like Augustine himself, the older Ambrose, born around...
St. Nicholas of Myra

St. Nicholas of Myra

St. Nicholas of Myra Feast date: Dec 06 On Dec. 6, the faithful commemorate a bishop in the early church who was known for generosity and love of children. Born in Lycia in Asia Minor around the late third or fourth century, St. Nicholas of Myra is more than just the...
St. John of Damascus

St. John of Damascus

St. John of Damascus Feast date: Dec 04 Catholics remember and celebrate the life of the great Arab Church Father St. John of Damascus on Dec. 4. Eastern Orthodox Christians and Eastern Catholics, whose tradition has been particularly shaped by his insights, celebrate...
St. Clement of Alexandria

St. Clement of Alexandria

St. Clement of Alexandria Feast date: Dec 04 Dec. 4 was once the traditional feast day of an early Christian theological author whose legacy is controversial, but who is cited as a saint in the Catechism of the Catholic Church and has been described as such in several...
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