Saints of the Week

In newspapers and bulletins
around the country

Saint Philip Neri

A joyful heart is more easily made perfect than a downcast one.

    Facts about St. Philip Neri

  • In 16th-century Italy, Philip was to be the heir of a wealthy kinsman.
  • Experienced a radical conversion and left everything for Christ
  • Known for his missionary drive and founding of the Oratorian Order