Portfolio Category: Martyrs & Saints

St. Tarcisius – Martyr of the Eucharist

[audio mp3="https://www.myfirstholycommunion.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/StTarcisius1.mp3"][/audio] St. Tarcisius – Boy Martyr of the Eucharist   Have you any idea what Rome was like at the beginning of the first century?  The Romans were the most powerful people in the world because they conquered and ruled over many nations which, together, were known as the Roman Empire.  The Roman rulers…
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St. Dominic Savio

[audio mp3="https://www.myfirstholycommunion.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/StDominicSavio.mp3"][/audio] St. Dominic Savio There are many things that little boys want to be when they grow up, but not as many as they can be right here and right now.  Unfortunately, one cannot be an astronaut at the age of seven.  Neither can one be a lion tamer or a lawyer or a…
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Blessed Imelda

[audio m4a="https://www.myfirstholycommunion.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Blessed-Imelda.m4a"][/audio] Blessed Imelda Lambertini   Even though Blessed Imelda was only eleven years old when she died, she was named The Protectress Of First Holy Communicants by Pope St. Pius X. There had to be a very special reason for this great honour bestowed on her by the Holy Father.   Blessed Imelda Lambertini…
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St. Rose of Lima

[audio mp3="https://www.myfirstholycommunion.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Rose_of_Lima.mp3"][/audio] St. Rose of Lima     St. Rose of Lima is the patron saint of Latin America and the Philippines.  In the same way that Irish people all over the world celebrate St. Patrick on St. Patrick's day, millions of families around South America celebrate little Saint Rose every year on the 23rd…
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