Celebrating the Lives of Our Saints in line with the Daily Calendar
June 5th - St. Boniface. The Apostle of Germany, as he came to be called, offered up all of his struggles and work for the sake of souls converting to Christ. With a soul fortified by the Lord he went to pagan Germany to help save souls for eternity. With such displays as cutting down an oak tree worshipped as a Norse God, in front of those worshipping, he brought Christ to this land. Pray for us.
June 4th - St. Francis Caracciolo. Today's saint displays a zeal for prayer and penance. Such prayer brought him to found a religious order and become its superior. He held such a high zeal of prayer for the blessed Sacrament that he is remembered for this love. Pray for us.
June 1st - St. Justin Martyr. One of the most famous converts and apologists of the Early Church, being martyred in 165. After years of studying philosophy and looking for purpose in life, and his heart's desires, he found fulfillment in Christ. St. Justin Martyr, pray for us.
May 31st - Feast of the Visitation. The Church in her wisdom has chosen today to celebrate the great occurrence of Jesus and Mary visiting Elizabeth and John the Baptist. As Jesus was in Mary's sacred womb we are mindful that, like Mary, we are all called to bring Jesus to others. St. Elizabeth, St. John the Baptist, and Mary Queen of Heaven and Earth, pray for us.
May 30th - Saint Joan of Arc. A heroic saint, who at the age of 15 aided in leading France to battle. By responding to mystical visions from saints and angels to help liberate France from English control. The life of St. Joan was filled with all sorts of trials and tests, resisting of God's promptings, mystical visions, and ultimate success in following the Will of God until her final hour. St. Joan of Arc, pray for us.