Missioner Saint

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St. Frances Cabrini

She was a beacon of hope for immigrants.

St. Daniel Comboni

“The Missioner must be prepared for everything: for joy and sadness, for life and death, for embrace and abandonment, and […]

St. Rose Philippine Duchesne

If tenacity is a trait of a missioner, Mother Philippine had it in spades.

St. John Neumann

He arrived in New York City with one suit of clothes and a dollar in his pocket, goes the story.

St. Katharine Drexel

Katharine Drexel had a big idea, and a bigger heart.

St. Paul of Tarsus

Originally a persecutor of Jesus’ followers, the man also known as Saul would become the first “missioner saint.”

St. Junípero Serra

Name: Junípero Serra Lived: 1713-1784 Feast day: July 1 “Always forward, never back!” St. Junípero’s motto reflects a missioner’s spirit, […]

St. John Paul II

Name: St. John Paul II Lived: 1920-2005 Feast day: October 22 St. Pope John Paul II was widely known during […]

St. Mother Theodore Guerin

Name: Mother Théodore Guérin Lived: 1798-1856 Feast day: May 14 Though not as well-known as other American missioner saints, St. […]

St. Jean de Brébeuf

Name: Jean de Brébeuf Lived: 1593-1649 Feast Day: Sept. 26 During the 16th and 17th centuries, Europe was discovering entire […]