Saint Anthony of Padua, O.F.M. (born Fernando Martins de Bulhões; 1195 – 1231) His wealthy and noble family arranged for him to be instructed at the local cathedral school. At the age of fifteen, he entered the ...(Read the rest of his story here:) https://www.facebook.com/St.Eugene.OMI/photos/a.1490771924522168.1073741828.1490724774526883/1593377377594955/?type=1&theater
The 3rd of October is the feast day of Saint Théodore Guérin. Saint Théodore Guérin lived between 1798 till 1856 and is also known as Saint Theodora. She was born in Etables, France near the end of the French revolution. From her youth she knew she wanted to be a nun, but delayed her entry into the vocation due to the depression her mother suffered after the murder of her father when she was 15 and the death of her two siblings. #saintoftheday #saints #catholic #catholicsaints #saint
April Pope Leo IX worked for reform in the Church chiefly against simony, concubinage, and lay investiture. Upon his election to the Papacy he entered Rome as a simple traveler, and became known as the Pilgrim Pope.