Friday, October 5

Today is the feastday of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos, an American saint you've probably never heard of. Well, he wasn't born in America, but he did minister here as a Redemptorist, working in a number of locations, from Pennsylvania to New Orleans, where he died in 1867. One interesting point: he was proposed as bishop of Pittsburgh, but declined. You can read more about him here.


Blog Archive