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Saint of the Day: St. Barbara


Born in the early third century, Barbara was shielded from the world by her father, a man named Dioskoros who prized his lovely daughter and carefully screened those he permitted to see her...
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Saint of the Day: St. Barbara


The Church has honored with sainthood a number of virtuous young women, all of whom symbolize the purity of faith in Jesus Christ and some of whom exceed their male counterparts in veneration, but none of whom reached the level of popularity of St. Barbara, who like so many others has suffered from the excesses of over-zealous biographers.
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