He arrived in New York City with one suit of clothes and a dollar in his pocket, goes the story.
Katharine Drexel had a big idea, and a bigger heart.
Originally a persecutor of Jesus’ followers, the man also known as Saul would become the first “missioner saint.”
Name: Junípero Serra Lived: 1713-1784 Feast day: July 1 “Always forward, never back!” St. Junípero’s motto reflects a missioner’s spirit, […]
Name: St. John Paul II Lived: 1920-2005 Feast day: October 22 St. Pope John Paul II was widely known during […]
Name: Mother Théodore Guérin Lived: 1798-1856 Feast day: May 14 Though not as well-known as other American missioner saints, St. […]
Name: Jean de Brébeuf Lived: 1593-1649 Feast Day: Sept. 26 During the 16th and 17th centuries, Europe was discovering entire […]
Name: Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton Lived: 1774-1821 Feast day: Jan. 4 Few might think of Mother Seton as a missioner, […]
Name: Damien De Veuster Lived: 1840-1889 Feast day: May 10 In 1864, Father Damien De Veuster travelled halfway across the world, from […]
St. Teresa is near the top of any list of modern saints. She was known as Mother Teresa for her […]