Saints of the Week

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Saint Alphonsus Liguori

Without prayer we have neither light nor strength to advance in the way which leads to God.

    Facts about St. Alphonsus Liguori

  • Alphonsus was an 18th-century lawyer who became a bishop, author, composer, and artist.
  • He founded the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (the Redemptorists).
  • He is honored as a Doctor of the Church and the Patron Saint of Confessors.