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Category: Saints
Monday

Feast day: January 14

Peter Donders was born in Tilburg, Holland, on October 27, 1809, and as a boy he felt called to the priesthood. His family was poor, and his schooling was cut short so that he could learn weaving, which was his father’s trade. At the age of 22, he entered St. Michael-Gestel Seminary. Ordained a priest on June 5, 1841, Peter set out for Paramaribo, Suriname, a Dutch colony. [read more]

Sunday

Feast day: January 5

John Neumann was born in Prachatice in Bohemia (now the Czech Republic) on March 28, 1811. He studied theology in the seminary of Budweis. Zealous for the missionary life and to lead souls to Christ, he [read more]

Thursday

August 1 is the feast day of St. Alphonsus Liguori: founder of the Redemptorists, priest, doctor of the Church, and moral theologian.

Alphonsus Maria de Liguori was born in 1696 near Naples, Italy, the son of a [read more]

Sunday

This Italian blessed was a contemporary of St. Alphonsus Liguori and became a Redemptorist one year after the congregation was founded.

He was beatified by Pope St. John Paul II on May 12, 1996.

Gennaro Sarnelli was born in [read more]

Friday

June 28 is the feast day of the Redemptorist martyrs of Ukraine, modern-day men who gave their lives for the faith. Two were bishops, two were priests, and all were among the 25 Ukrainian martyrs beatified during Pope St. John Paul II’s visit to Lviv in 2001. [read more]