Blessed John Keble

03/29/2017

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Priest & Confessor

JOHN KEBLE (1792-1866) was the son of a priest, who instilled into him and his brother, in their most plastic years, the principles of sober Anglo-Catholic churchmanship. Under their father's tuition both boys became Scholars of Corpus...


Saint John Capistran

03/28/2017

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Confessor

This John was born in the village of Capistrano, in the Kingdom of Naples. Later at Perugia he became so eminent as a lawyer that the king made him governour thereof, where he married into one of the principal families. As governour, he was remarkable, during the...


Saint John of Damascus

03/27/2017

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Confessor and Doctor of the Church. 

This John was born about 676, at Damascus. There, at the court of the Caliph, his father was an important official, but a Christian, who spent his considerable wealth in good works, specially in ransoming Christians...