Saint Malachy was born of Irish nobility in Armagh in 1094. He was ordained at the age of 25 after the death of both of his parents.
Saint Jude Thaddeus is the son of Cleophas and Mary whom stood at the foot of the Cross of Jesus.
Saint Roch is one, among many other saints, whose actual history is crowded with legend and therefore it is almost impossible to deduce whether legend is historically accurate or completely off base.
Saint Maximus the Confessor was born to Byzantine nobility and quickly became involved in Byzantium’s political atmosphere.
St Pio is a great mystic of the Catholic Church who experienced many miracles including the stigmata, bilocation, the odor of sanctity, and more. His feast day is celebrated on September 23rd.