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St. John Vianney. patron saint

Rev. David Sunberg gives the homily for Rev. Craig Best First Mass of Thanksgiving. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Ars, France, Aug 4, 2020 / 03:00 am MT (CNA).- The patron saint of priests, St. John Vianney, died Aug. 4, 1859. A century later, Pope John XXIII reflected on the life of the saint, and what it means to be a holy priest. In contemplating the life of St.

On August 4, the Church celebrates the feast day of St. John Vianney, patron of priests. John Vianney, also known as the Holy Curé de Ars, was born May 8, 1786 in Dardilly, near Lyon, France to a family of farmers. He was ordained a priest in 1815 and became

All are invited to this special opportunity to venerate the first-class relic of St. Jean Vianney’s incorrupt heart. It will be on display at Old St. Mary’s Church in Over the Rhine on Tuesday, Jan. 29, from 1 P.M. – 6 P.M. A reflection on St. Jean Vianney will be