Saints

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Bishop of Kilroot and a contemporary of St. Ailbe

Macrina the Younger

Granddaughter of St. Macrina the Elder, and the sister of St. Gregory of Nyssa. She died in 379

Abbot of Bangor, later Archbishop of Armagh, d. 1148. Article includes testimony from St. Bernard of Clairvaux on St. Malachy's character

Margaret

Also known in the Christian East as St. Marina. Virgin and martyr from Pisidian Antioch

Margaret Clitherow

Martyr, d. 1586, who is called the 'Pearl of York.' St. Margaret was crushed to death for the crime of harboring priests

Margaret Mary Alacoque

Apostle of the devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

English martyr, died at Tyburn in 1588

Margaret of Cortona

Third Order Franciscan, d. 1297

Margaret of Scotland

Eleventh-century queen

Maria Goretti

Born on October 16 1890 in Corinaldo, in the Ancona Province in Italy, her farmworker father moved his family to Ferrier di Conca, near Anzio. When he died of malaria, Maria's mother had to struggle to feed her children

Family martyred at Rome in 270. SS. Maris and Martha were husband and wife.

Martha

Sister of Mary of Bethany and of Lazarus

Mary Magdalen de' Pazzi

17th-century Carmelite mystic

Mary of Egypt

Penitent and hermit, who died around 421

Matilda

Queen of Germany, wife of Henry I (the Fowler). She died in 968

Matthew

The Apostle and Evangelist, in Scripture and tradition

Matthias

The Apostle, in Scripture and legend

Maurice

Leader of the Theban Legion, killed around 287

Maximus of Turin

Bishop and theological writer, b. probably in Rhaetia, about 380; d. shortly after 465

Bishop of Sardis, ecclesiastical writer, latter half of the second century

Michael the Archangel

Saint Michael the Archangel isn't a saint, but rather he is an angel, and the leader of all angels and of the army of God.

Monica

Widow, d. 387. The mother of St. Augustine of Hippo

Mother Teresa

St.Teresa of Calcutta The remarkable woman who would be known as Mother Theresa began life named Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. Born on August 26, 1910 in Skopje, she was the youngest child born to Nikola and Drane Bojaxhiu, Receiving her First Communion at the age of five, she was confirmed in November 1916. Her father died while she was only eight years old leaving her family in financial straits.