John Olgilvie was born in 1580 and is the only canonized martyr of the Scottish Reformation. He was born southeast of Elgin in Scotland. Raised a Calvinist, he converted to Catholicism at the age of 17.
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St. Catherine was the daughter of St. Bridget of Sweden. She was a married woman, at the age of thirteen and convinced her husband to take a vow of chastity and remained a virgin for her lifetime.
St. Patrick is a Patron Saint of Ireland, Engineers, and Nigeria. Even though he is celebrated by people around the world, he was never canoized by the Catholic Church.
Every Thursday Jason Kinnick will be publishing a Canonized Saint as recognized by the Catholic Church as well as highlighting Christian Brothers and sisters who have come before us and have lived exceptional lives for Christ.