¿Quién es San Antón? ¿Por qué es el patrón de los animales y aparece representado junto a un cerdo?

San Antonio Abad es uno de los grandes santos de la Iglesia por su enorme influencia entre los Padres de la Iglesia y por ser considerado como el padre de monasticismo, debido a que él mismo se retiró al desierto para llevar una vida ascética y de oración. Pese a ello numerosos discípulos siguieron sus … Read more

Paola, Benedict XVI was very close to San Francesco Patron of Calabria

The message of Pope Benedict XVI and the Order of Minims pronounced on the throne of Peter and sent to the then Corrector General of the Order of Minims, Father Francesco Marinelli – on the occasion of the fifth centenary of the death of Saint Francis – is authentic testimony of the to the patron … Read more

Five reasons for devotion to the Virgin of Guadalupe, patron saint of Mexicans

MEXICO CITY – For centuries, when December arrives, there has been a feeling that unites Mexicans in the country and abroad, which includes those who profess different faiths or even those who recognize themselves as non-believers: love for the Virgin of Guadalupe . Known as the “Patroness of America”, the faith inspired by the “Morenita … Read more

Saint Teresa of Ávila Patron Saint of the Institute • Istituto Figlie di Maria Auxiliatrice

Rome Italy). On October 15, 2022, the Feast of Saint Teresa of Ávila is celebrated, recognized and loved by Saint John Bosco as Patron of the Institute of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians. In the context of the 150th anniversary of the Institute, celebrating her means remembering her presence. In the Constitutions of … Read more

The Camino Alcantarino is born, following in the footsteps of the patron saint of Arenas

The City Council of Arenas de San Pedro together with Bicigrinos Alcantarinos, led by Jesús Ocaña, Alfredo Rituerto and Francisco Roldán, have presented this week the ‘Camino Alcantarino’ project in the Torre del Homenaje before a large group of neighbors who welcomed it with enthusiasm.The mayor, Juan Carlos Sánchez Mesón, welcomed those present and defined … Read more

Maurizio Broglia Patron at the helm of the Friends of Lourdes in Varallo

Varallo: Maurizio Broglia Patron is the newly elected president of the association who is preparing to celebrate the 50th anniversary. New board for the Friends of Lourdes «At work for the“ Golden Pilgrimage ”». Maurizio Broglia Patron at the helm of the Friends of Lourdes in Varallo A new board for the “Friends of Lourdes … Read more

Humble, patient and generous: this was Blessed Isidro de San José, patron saint of cancer patients

The Church celebrates this Thursday, October 6, the Blessed Isidore of Saint Josephpatron saint of people suffering from cancer.Character of the early twentieth century, was born in Belgium, in a family of farmers. During his youth, he worked in the fields, while cultivating his spirituality. Area that fed by going to the parish choir and … Read more

Buddhist monk and legendary Japanese patron Kazuo Inamori dies at 90

DISAPPEARANCE. Founder of the Kyocera group, “savior” of the JAL airline, Kazuo Inamori died on August 24. Back on a unique journey. He was revered in Japan as a legendary patron, management mentor, philanthropist and Buddhist monk. Kyocera, the company he founded in post-war Japan, announced on Tuesday that Kazuo Inamori died on August 24 … Read more

San José de Calasanz, patron of the “Popular Christian Schools”

This August 25, we honor the saint who was also a great pedagogue and is remembered as the Patron Saint of Christian Schoolsfor his great dedication and commitment to the education of children and young people, especially in the vulnerable sectors of society. Saint Joseph Calasanz, founder of the Order of the Pious Schools, was … Read more

The celebrations in honor of the patron saint San Rocco ended in Arpaise

The organizers communicate: The solemn celebrations in honor of the patron saint St. Roch of Montpellier ended in Arpaise, at the Parish of Beata Vergine Maria, San Rocco, San Sebastiano, led by the parish priest Don Albert Mwise. Two years after the pandemic in which it was not possible to celebrate as in previous years, … Read more