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Saints

All about the lives of both the most popular and the least known saints of the Church, the liturgical Catholic calendar, and a comprehensive database of patron saints and prayers to them.

Here’s a short prayer for when you see a picture of a saint

Say this prayer to invoke the intercession of the saint depicted in the picture or statue.

Our Lady appeared to this saint, and allowed her to hold and caress Baby Jesus

A lesser-known Dominican saint, she is revered by her religious sisters, including St. Catherine of Siena.

Though this holy priest died of cancer, here’s why he’s recognized as a martyr of Communist Poland

His "crime": sending newsletters to his parishioners, exhorting them to holiness.

“Do not worry. All they can do is kill us, nothing more”

This martyr of the Spanish Civil War lived a simple, holy life, inspiring those close to her from the time she was a child,

Another saint of impossible causes: He brought about hundreds of miracles even in his lifetime

He was a fiery preacher and a diligent friar. And wherever he went, the sick and the dying were healed.

12 Saints who can inspire the youth of today

The pope includes a list of young inspirations in his new post-synodal exhortation "Christus Vivit." How many do you already know?

The Franciscan saint who walked on water

St. Francis of Paola's humble faith led him to do many marvels that astonished his followers.

This doctor wrote one last prescription on his way to execution

He had lived his life providing medical care to the poor and needy, and that's how he headed to his death.

10 Things you didn’t know about the founder of the Knights of Columbus

As the charitable foundation turns another year older, we remember Father Michael J. McGivney as a timeless witness to the faith.

Meet the Death Row prisoner who discovered a “saint sleeping within his soul”

Executed in Paris in 1950, he's up for canonization. His story has a lesson for this Sunday's readings.

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