Saint Berthold

Feast Day – March 29
Died circa 1195

Not much is known about this hermit who is considered by some historians to be the founder of the order of Carmelite friars. Various legends had him born in Limoges, France, educated at the University of Paris, and participating in the Crusades in Turkey. What is known is that he directed a group of Frankish hermits living on Mount Carmel in Palestine in the second half of the 12th century. The existence on Mount Carmel of a church and hermitage in the spiritual tradition of the prophet Elijah is documented from 1163 on. After Berthold’s death, the hermits were led by another Frenchman, St. Brocard; Carmelite houses became well-established throughout Europe by 1300.

Prayer to Saint Michael the Archangel

ByByMariaApr 4, 2022

Prayer to Saint Michael the Archangel From Pope Leo XIII Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle, be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May…

Divine Mercy Chaplet

ByByChristyanne MitriAug 3, 2021

Our Lord Jesus-Chris asked Sainte-Faustina to spread the worship of divine mercy. He taught her the Divine Mercy Chaplet and requested that it be recited every day at the third…

Saint kateri Tekakwitha

Saint kateri Tekakwitha

ByByMariaApr 29, 2021

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha (1656-1680) She is the first Indian saint on the North American continent. Born in 1656 in Oserninon (USA), she was the daughter of the leader of the…

Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat

ByByRoy AbinassifApr 25, 2021

Feast day – May 25 1779-1865 Born to a cooper and winemaker in Burgundy, France, Madeleine was educated by her older brother, Louis, who was studying for the priesthood. He…

Load More