St John the Baptist was a prophetic saint, from the womb to the tomb.
In this issue our Saint for all Seasons is St Gianna Beretta Molla – the patron saint of the right to life.
St Alphonsus Rodriguez is proof that there are many paths to holiness, and that there is holiness in many paths.
St Elizabeth of Portugal dealt with her fair share of family drama. But as a Queen, her family dramas had further reaching consequences than most.
John the Evangelist had a mystical understanding of the mission and meaning of Jesus.
The debate around the legacy of St Constantine highlights the difficulty of judging someone’s motivations from afar.
A young St Vincent de Paul was attracted to the priesthood because of his desire for a comfortable life. But his true home was found on a different path.
The patience of a saint.
St Joseph not only helped give Jesus a home, he also gave him a profession.
The paradox of St Valentine of Rome is though there is doubt about his identity, there is no doubt about his message of Christian love.
A great Christian thinker, St Thomas’ legacy is his exploration of new ideas and his ability to incorporate what was good in them into a thoroughly Christian vision of the world.
Courage in the face of opposition and a gift for bringing people together were the hallmarks of St John Bosco.