She once advised, "When tempted to argue recall these wise words: My job is to inform not to convince." Such is our motto at My Daily Bread: A Reason2bCatholic blog! Saint Bernadette Soubirous was born in 1844 to a destitute family in Lourdes, France. On 11 February 1858 she went down to the river Gave with her sister and a friend, to look for firewood and bones. There she received the first of a series of visions of the Virgin Mary. Today, this site is one of the most visited pilgrimage sites in all the world. For more about this saint, holy model of our humble blog, please click on the image. Peace be with you!
St. Lidwina of Schiedam was born to a poor family in Holland. She had a devotion to the Blessed Mother and would often pray before the miraculous image of Our Lady of Schiedam. St. Lidwina of Schiedam is the patron of the chronically ill and ice skaters. For more about this saint, please click on the image. Peace be with you!
She is a saint for the disabled. Blessed Margaret was born at Citta de Castello, Italy, in 1287. Blind from birth and abandoned by her parents at an early age, she faithfully placed her trust in God and lived under the Rule of Penance of the Order of Saint Dominic. Blessed Margaret is a powerful patroness for all the unwanted and abandoned. She is a bold witness to the beauty, dignity, and worth of every human life. For more about this saint, patron of the disabled, handicapped, and unwanted, please click on the image. Peace be with you!
He was born in Todi in Umbria and elected Pope in 649. He called a synod to combat the Monothelite heresy concerning the nature of Christ. One of the people whose teachings were condemned was supported by the Byzantine Emperor, who in 653 had Martin kidnapped from Rome, taken to Constantinople, imprisoned and eventually exiled to the Crimea, where he died on 1 September 655. For more about this martyr saint, please click on the image. Peace be with you!
Born in Chile to an upper class family, she sought a life of prayer and sacrifice, entering a Carmelite monastery at a young age. Saint Teresa of the Andes is the first Chilean and first Discalced Carmelite nun outside of Europe to be declared a saint. For more about this saint please click on the image. Peace be with you!