Saint Mark

04/25/2014

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Evangelist. 

Mark, disciple and interpreter of Peter, according to what he had heard from Peter's preaching, wrote a short...


Saint Mellitus

04/24/2014

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Bishop and Confessor. 

Mellitus was abbot of a monastery in the City of Rome when, in the year 601, Pope Saint Gregory the Great chose him to be the leader of a second band of missionaries to go to England, whither he had already sent Saint Augustine...


Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen

04/24/2014

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Martyr. 

Fidelis, who was christened Mark, and whose family name was Rey, was born at Sigmaringen, South Germany, in 1577. As a youth he gave great promise of good things to come; and by the time he had begun to teach philosophy in the University of...


Saint George

04/23/2014

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Martyr and Patron of England. 

The Martyr George beareth among the Easterns the title: The Holy and Glorious Archmartyr, George the Triumphant. However, little more is known of him than the fact that he suffered death for Christ's sake at Lydda, in...