On the Kalendar: Saint Francis

October from Les Petites Heures d'Anne de Bretagne

“October”, kalendar page from Les Petites Heures d’Anne de Bretagne (The Little Hours of Queen Anne of Bretagne), by the Maître des Triomphes de Pétrarque. From Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris (France).

Francis, born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, is one of the most well-known and beloved of all saints, but in his . . . → Read More: On the Kalendar: Saint Francis

Saint Jerome, Presbyter and Doctor

Jerome in the Wilderness Albrecht_Dürer

St Jerome in the Wilderness, by Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528). The Yorck Project: 10.000 Meisterwerke der Malerei. Distributed by DIRECTMEDIA Publishing GmbH. National Gallery, London. Licensed under Public Domain via Commons from Wikimedia.

Blessed Lord, who hast caused all Holy Scriptures to be written for our learning: Grant that after the example of thy . . . → Read More: Saint Jerome, Presbyter and Doctor