Daily archives:April 1, 2017

  • April 2 St. Francis of Paula                   At the age of fifteen, Francis left his poor home at Paula in Calabria to live as a hermit in a cave by the sea-coast.  In time disciples gathered round him, and with them, in 1436, he founded the “Minims,” so called to show that they were the least [...]
  • April 1 St. Hugh, Bishop It was the happiness of this Saint to receive from his cradle the strongest impressions of piety by the example and care of his illustrious and holy parents.  He was born at Chateau-neuf, in the territory of Valence in Dauphine, in 1053,  His father, Odilo, who served  h[...]