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St. John Baptist de La Salle -- April 7

John Baptist de la Salle, pray for us and teachers and school principals. please be with the staff of Bishop Sullivan Catholic High School.

Misiones La Salle » San Juan Bautista de La Salle

Misiones La Salle » San Juan Bautista de La Salle

St. John Baptist de La Salle as a canon.

Saint of the Day – 7 April – St John Baptiste de la Salle – aged Priest and founder of La Salle Schools and of the Brothers of the Christian Schools/ Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools or FSC (Fratres Scholarum .

St. Damien Joseph Veuster of Molokai

Sunday May 2012 – St. Damien of Molokai Feast Day Celebration at AM Mass

Ut Fideles Inveniatur: ESCRITOS SUELTOS DEL LIC. Y MARTIR ANACLETO GONZALES FLORES, “EL MAISTRO”

Anacleto González Flores (July 1888 – April was a Mexican Catholic layman and lawyer, executed during the persecution of the Catholic Church under the presidency of Plutarco Elías Calles.

Teachers Patron St. John Baptist de la Salle Antique Vintage

Teachers Patron St. John Baptist de la Salle Antique Vintage

On April 7 the church celebrates the feast day of St. John Baptist de la Salle, patron saint of Catholic schools and teachers

On April 7 the church celebrates the feast day of St. John Baptist de la Salle, patron saint of Catholic schools and teachers

St. Eugene de Mazenod  Saint Eugene de Mazenod is the patron of dysfunctional families. He grew in a family plagued with in-fighting which culminated in divorce which was rare in aristocratic families such as his own. Saint Eugene de Mazenod was ordained a priest and worked as a missionary with the Missionaries of Provence in France. He eventually accepted higher positions of Church power which allowed him to found 23 parishes and build/restore 50 churches. By the time of Saint Eugene de…

detail of the 1854 painting of Saint Eugene de Mazenod, artist unknown

St. Paul Chong Hasang was the son of the martyr Augustine Jeong Yak-Jong ...who were among the 1st converts of Korea, who wrote the 1st catechism for the Roman Catholic Church in Korea (entitled "Jugyo Yoji"). Hasang was captured & gave the judge a written statement defending Catholicism. The judge asked Hasang to renounce his faith." He said replied, "I have told you that I am a Christian& will be one until my death."Hasang went through a series of tortures... He was bound to a cross on a…

portrait of Saint Paul Chong Hasang, artist unknown; swiped from the web site of Saint Paul Chong Hasang Catholic Church, Des Plaines, IL

The New Martyr Soldier Evgeny of Chechnya +1996 [He was tortured and murdered by Muslims for refusing to remove the cross from his neck and convert to Islam.]

A Modern Martyr: Soldier Evgeny Aleksandrovich Rodionov of Chechnya, [He was tortured and murdered by Muslims, for refusing to remove the cross from his neck and convert to Islam.

Father Damien, now Saint Damien Father Damien, formally Joseph de Veuster, ss.cc. and Blessed Damien of Molokai (January 3, 1840 - April 15, 1889), was a missionary of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary who is revered for having dedicated his life in service to the lepers of Molokai in the Kingdom of Hawaii. Father Damien refused to abandon the lepers interned on Molokai, succumbing to leprosy himself.  Father Damien is the spiritual patron of lepers, outcasts, and those…

Father Damien, now Saint Damien Father Damien, formally Joseph de Veuster, ss.cc. and Blessed Damien of Molokai (January 3, 1840 - April 15, 1889), was a missionary of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary who is revered for having dedicated his life in service to the lepers of Molokai in the Kingdom of Hawaii. Father Damien refused to abandon the lepers interned on Molokai, succumbing to leprosy himself. Father Damien is the spiritual patron of lepers, outcasts, and those…

Maximiliano Kolbe, mártir de la Segunda Guerra Mundial

St Maximillian Kolbe -- When a man escaped from Auschwitz, the Nazis chose 10 men to die by means of starvation in a hunger cell. Maximilian Kolbe volunteered to take the place of one man, and died after several days in the hunger cell.

St. John Bosco... in my home catholic library!

The story of "The Friend of Youth" is told here in a brief, popular manner for teenagers and adults. John Bosco grew up to become a priest and the founder of the Salesians (the la

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