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Saint Paschal Baylon

Saint of the Day for May 17 (May 24, 1540 – May 15, 1592) Posted from FranciscanMedia.org Saint Paschal Baylon’s storyIn Paschal’s lifetime the Spanish empire in the New World…
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Saint Margaret of Cortona

Saint of the Day for May 16 (1247 – February 22, 1297) Posted from FranciscanMedia.org Saint Margaret of Cortona’s StoryMargaret was born of farming parents in Laviano, Tuscany. Her mother…
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Saint Isidore

Saint of the Day for May 15 (1070 – May 15, 1130) Posted from FranciscanMedia.org Saint Isidore the Farmer’s StoryIsidore has become the patron of farmers and rural communities. In…
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Saint Matthias

Saint of the Day for May 14 (? – ?) Posted from FranciscanMedia.org Saint Matthias’ StoryAccording to Acts 1:15-26, during the days after the Ascension Peter stood up in the…
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Our Lady of Fatima

Saint of the Day for May 13 Posted from FranciscanMedia.org The Story of Our Lady of FatimaBetween May 13 and October 13, 1917, three Portuguese children–Francisco and Jacinta Marto and…
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Saint Leopold Mandic

Saint of the Day for May 12 (May 12, 1866 – July 30, 1942) Posted from FranciscanMedia.org Saint Leopold Mandic’s storyWestern Christians who are working for greater dialogue with Orthodox…
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Saint Ignatius of Laconi

Saint of the Day for May 11 (December 17, 1701 – May 11, 1781) Posted from FranciscanMedia.org Saint Ignatius of Laconi’s StoryIgnatius is another sainted begging brother.He was the second…
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Saint Damien de Veuster

Saint of the Day for May 10 (January 3, 1840 – April 15, 1889) Posted from FranciscanMedia.org Saint Damien de Veuster of Moloka’i’s StoryWhen Joseph de Veuster was born in…
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Saint John of Avila

Saint of the Day for May 9 (c. 1500 – May 10, 1569) Posted from FranciscanMedia.org Saint John of Avila’s StoryBorn in the Castile region of Spain, John was sent…
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Saint Peter of Tarentaise

Saint of the Day for May 8 (1102 – 1174) Posted from FranciscanMedia.org Saint Peter of Tarentaise’s StoryThere are two men named Saint Peter of Tarentaise who lived one century…
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