St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and ecology, was a Catholic saint who took the gospel literally by following all Jesus said and did. Christians everywhere celebrate the feast of St. Francis of Assisi on October 4 by having their pets blessed in the spirit of this patron saint of animals and ecology.
St. Joseph's Day, March 19th, the principal feast day of St. Joseph, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary was established in Rome in 1479, and originally celebrated between 1870 & 1955. It is also Father's Day, in Spain, Italy, and Portugal and a Patron Feast Day for Poland & Canada. The celebration of Joseph the Worker was created to coincide with the celebration of International Labour Day(May Day) in many countries. The Eastern Orthodox Church celebrates this day on the Sunday after Christmas.
St. Margaret Mary is kneeling before Jesus who is showing her his Sacred heart. At the foot of Jesus to the left are two angels faces cupped by wings. At the top of the scene with Margaret Mary is a clover shaped window picturing a red heart with flames coming out of it. Adrian Dominican Motherhouse
Saint Clare, follower of the Poverello, St. Francis of Assisi, was born to a noble family of the town of Assisi, in Umbria, Italy in the year 1193.When her neighbor Francis gave away all his possessions to follow Jesus in poverty and prayer, Clare felt herself drawn to follow his example.
Mary Helen MacKillop,1842–1909. AKA St Mary of the Cross.Australian Roman Catholic nun.Together with Fr Julian Tenison Woods, founded the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart & a number of schools & welfare inst. throughout Australasia with an emphasis on education for the poor.Since her death she has attracted much veneration in Australia & internationally.She was canonised on 17 October 2010. The only Australian to be recognized by the Roman Catholic Church as a Saint.