Saints & Heroes
St. Anastasia is a Christian virgin and martyr who suffered for Christ during the time of Diocletian's Christian persecutions.
St. Vicelinus was born around 1086 at Hemeln, Lower Saxony, Germany, and was orphaned at an early age.
Saint Edmund is one of the forty Martyrs of England and Wales. He was born in Lichfield, England amidst the throes of the Protestant Revolution, into a non-Catholic home.
Maria Franciszka Siedliska, also known by her religious name Maria of Jesus the Good Shepherd, was a Polish Roman Catholic professed religious and the founder of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth.
The earliest source of information about St. Theodore comes from Gregory of Nyssa who preached in honor of the Saint in his sanctuary in the late 4th century.
The little known of St. Victoinus' life is provided by the great St. Jerome. He was born in Greece in the mid-third century and spoke Greek better than Latin.
Most of what is known about St. Austremonius is deduced from a few brief sentences in the writings of St. Gregory of Tours.
St. Justina of Padua was a virgin of noble birth. Born at Padua about the middle of the first century, her father Vitalian was a rich nobleman and prefect of Padua.
Leodegar, the son of a high-ranking Burgundian nobleman, spent his childhood in Paris at the palace of his maternal uncle, who was the Bishop of Poitiers.
St. Nicomedes was a Roman Catholic priest who was arrested for helping martyrs and for giving them Christian burial.
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