Monthly Archives: June 2015

St. Paulinus of Nola, Bishop

St. Paulinus was born in Bordeaux, France. His father was a governor and a wealthy landowner. Paulinus received a good education and became a famous lawyer and poet. He traveled in France, Spain and Italy, wherever work or pleasure took … Continue reading

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St. Emily De Vialar, Foundress

Anne Marguerite Adelaide Emily de Vialar was born at Gaillace, Albi in southern France. She was the only daughter of Baron James Augustine de Vialar and Antoinette. Her wealthy parents sent her to school in Paris but at the age … Continue reading

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St. John Francis Regis, Priest

St. Jean-Francois Regie was born at Font-Couverte, Languedoc in France and was the son of a wealthy merchant. He was educated at the Jesuit College and when he was eighteen, he joined the Jesuit order. In the seminary (where men … Continue reading

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St. Marcellinus and St. Peter, Martyrs

These two saints were greatly honored and prayed to by the early Christians. The feast of these two martyrs was included in the Roman calendar of saints by Pope Vigilius in 555. Marcellinus was a priest and Peter assisted Marcellinus … Continue reading

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