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  • The Blessed Clemens August Graf von Galen (1878 - 1946)
    The Blessed Clemens August Graf von Galen (March 16, 1878 – March 22, 1946) was a German count, Bishop of Münster, and cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. Born into a venerable n...
  • Blessed Marie-Catherine de Saint-Augustin (1632 - 1668)
    Overview Blessed Catherine was born into an aristocratic Norman family and a descendant of Thomas a Becket. She entered the monastery of the Canonesses of St. Augustine of the Mercy of Jesus in Bayeu...
  • Blessed Émilie Gamelin (c.1800 - c.1851)
    Overview La première fondatrice canadienne-française d’une communauté religieuse au Bas-Canada depuis la Conquête. Par le dévouement qu’elle a manifes...
  • Blessed Hryhorij Chomyszyn, bishop of Stanislaviv (1867 - 1947)
    Mgsr. Gregory Chomyszyn (surname also spelled Khomyshyn or Chomyshyn ) was a Ukrainian Catholic bishop and martyr.
  • Blessed Marie-Rose Durocher (1811 - 1849)
    Overview Marie-Rose Durocher was a Canadian Roman Catholic Religious Sister. She founded the Sœurs des Saints-Noms de Jésus et de Marie (Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary) in ...

The Roman Catholic Church is the world's largest Christian church, with over a billion members. Led by the Pope, it defines its mission as spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ, administering its sacraments and exercising charity. The Roman Catholic Church is among the oldest institutions in the world and has played a prominent role in the history of Western civilization. It teaches that it is the one true church founded by Jesus Christ, that its bishops are the successors of Christ's apostles and that the Pope is the sole successor to Saint Peter.

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