2 MINUTE SAINTS

FIRST MARTYRS OF THE HOLY ROMAN CHURCH

MEMORIAL - JUNE 30 The first disciples of the apostles faced extreme persecution in Rome, especially after the year 64 AD with the persecution of...

HOLY FAMILY OF JESUS, MARY AND JOSEPH

FEAST: DECEMBER 31 In a culture that has the family under attack, Christians look to the Holy Family as the model for our pilgrimage here...

NATIVITY OF JOHN THE BAPTIST

SOLEMNITY: JUNE 24 John was Jesus’ cousin and his birth was foretold by the angel Gabriel six months prior to Mary’s Annunciation. Thus we celebrate...

OUR LADY OF FATIMA

MEMORIAL: MAY 13 On May 13, 1917, a Lady dressed in white more brilliant than the sun appeared to three children (Lucia, Francisco, and Jacinta)...

OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE

FEAST: DECEMBER 12 This day, we celebrate the apparition of the Blessed Mother to Jaun Diego, a poor Christian Aztec which revolutionized Christianity in the...

OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL

MEMORIAL: JULY 16 Our Lady of Mount Carmel is a feast that entered the Church’s calendar in the 18th century. However, Mt. Carmel has ties...

OUR LADY OF SORROWS

MEMORIAL: SEPTEMBER 15 Mary is the disciple par excellence. She accompanied Jesus from His conception to His burial. At his presentation in the temple, it...

OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY

MEMORIAL: OCTOBER 7 This feast was established in 1573 by Pope Pius the Fifth in gratitude for the naval victory of the Christians over the Turks...

POPE ST. CALLISTUS I

MEMORIAL: OCTOBER 14 Callistus was born at the end of the second century in and was a slave of Christian in Rome. He was put...