Saints of May

“Never say, ‘What great things the saints do!’ but ‘What great things God does in his saints!’”

– Saint Philip Neri

Our Lady of Fatima

Feast Day: May 13

O my Jesus, forgive us our sins, save us from the fires of hell, and lead all souls to heaven, especially those most in need of Thy mercy.

Learn more about Our Lady of Fatima

St. Isidore the Farmer

Feast Day: May 15
Patronages: Farmers, Day Laborers, Brick Layers, and Madrid, Spain

“God, through the intercession of St. Isidore, the holy Farmer, grant that we may overcome all feelings of pride. May we always serve You with that humility which pleases You, through his merits and example.”

Listen to this story about the importance of Daily Mass and Daily Prayer in the life of St. Isidore.

St. Philip Neri

Feast Day: May 26
Patronages: Humor, Joy, US Special Forces, Rome

“Cheerfulness strengthens the heart and helps us to persevere. A servant of God ought always to be in good spirits. Charity and cheerfulness, or charity and humility, should be our motto.”

Watched this Formed video on St. Philip Neri.

St. Joan of Arc

Feast Day: May 30
Patronages: Soldiers, France, Prisoners, and Martyrs

“I am not afraid, for God is with me. I was born for this!”

Listen to this podcast about St. Joan of Arc.