St. Hedwig (Jadwiga) of Poland

However, baby Elizabeth Bonifacia died at three weeks old on July 13 (which happens to be my mother's, who is of Polish descent, birthday). Hedwig was also incredibly sick and died just four days after her daughter. They were buried together in the Wawel Cathedral. 550 years later, on July 12, 1949 (the day before … Continue reading St. Hedwig (Jadwiga) of Poland

St. Jason

I'm a day behind!! Sorry! Over at Contemplatio Culture right now I've got a piece on St. Jason whose feast day was yesterday, July 12. Later today, I'll have another piece up for today's saint. From Jason's article: "Finding saints in the New Testament is super fun because, beyond the Apostles, we often don't recognize … Continue reading St. Jason