Aleteia

Saints of the United States

How an American woman became a nun to let her husband become a priest

In the midst of the strange situation, Cornelia Connelly remained steadfast in her pursuit of holiness.

Did St. Kateri bring a miracle healing not once, but twice, to the same child?

Native American saint is still showing her special favor for one family of devotees.

This zealous Wisconsin missionary heard confessions for 14 hours a day

He also designed churches and cities and preached to Native Americans in their own language.

Dorothy Day: A saint like you and me

George B. Horton of the Dorothy Day Guild discusses the Servant of God.

Meet Father Al, a soon-to-be saint who had ALS

The Washington, DC native brought hope to the poor around the world.

The priest and former businessman who fed a million a year during the Depression

Venerable Nelson Baker was known as the "Padre of the Poor" and hailed for his "City of Charity."

Top 10 practical tips for holiness according to an American saint

Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos provides us with a simple guide to becoming holy.

Denver Archdiocese transfers Julia Greeley’s remains to cathedral

The exhumation and transfer of her remains is part of the diocesan phase of her cause for canonization

St. John Neumann: American saint who arrived with $1 in his pocket and one suit of clothes

The founder of the first parochial school system in the U.S. was known for his childlike gentleness.

Meet the saint who opened the first free school west of the Mississippi

The Native Americans called St Rose Philippine Duchesne "Woman-Who-Prays-Always."

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