Today is the feast day of Blessed Ghebre-Michael, an Ethiopian priest (associated with St. Justin de Jacobis, C.M.) who was tortured and died for refusing to renounce Catholicism.
Blessed Ceferino was a member of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Spain. Because he is considered the patron of the Rom and Sinti peoples, his biography appears on the website of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People.
June 26: Blessed Marie-Madeleine Fontaine, Marie-Françoise Lanel, Thérèse Fantou, Jeanne Gérard and Marguerite Rutan
June 26 is the memorial of Blessed Marguerite Rutan D.C., and Blessed Maria Magdalene Fontaine D.C. and Companions, Martyrs of Arras. Learn more in two SlideShare presentations.
Watch a video about Blessed Marta Anna Wiecka, a Daughter of Charity who served the sick with great devotion.
In this video, Fr. Louis Scurti interviews Sr. Diane Collesano, SC, on the life of Blessed Miriam Teresa Demjanovich, SC, beatified on Oct. 4, 2014.