Saint of the Day – St. Albert Chmielowski

Feast Day: June 17 Patronage: Painters, Servants of the Poor, Sisters Servants of the Poor, Franciscan tertiaries, Soldiers, Volunteers, Harvests, Travellers, Puławy, Diocese of Sosnowiec Birth: 20 August 1845 Igołomia, Małopolskie, Congress Poland Death: 25 December 1916 (aged 71) Kraków, Kingdom of Poland Beatified: 22 June 1983, Kraków, Poland by …

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4 million people gathered for the feast of the Uganda Martyrs.

Video Source: Catholic News Agency YouTube Police estimated that this year’s crowd, which gathered at the Basilica of the Uganda Martyrs in Namugongo, totaled as many as 4 million. While most hail from Uganda, many came from other countries, including Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, the Democratic Republic of …

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