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This Society is focused on  fostering, reinforcing and promoting traditional Catholic principles in society. Each day on this page, you’ll find the Saints of the Day as reflected in the traditional calendar of the Roman Catholic Church.  Read more about our mission and beliefs here.

Two Columns

On May 30, 1862, Don Bosco narrated the following dream. It concerns the battles of the Church against many adversaries, the sufferings of the Pope and the final triumph through devotion to the Holy Eucharist and to Mary, Help of Christians.

The painting below, created by Matthew Brooks, is used with permission. It depicts one of the forty dreams of St. John Bosco. In it, two ships battled in a violent sea. Within this depiction is a stunning amount of symbolism.

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St. Petronilla

St. PetronillaSt. Petronilla was long venerated as the daughter of St. Peter; recent study has shown that she belonged to the Roman family of the Aurellii. The mistake arose from misunderstanding an inscription.

On her tomb the Pope and the Roman Church formed by oath a spiritual relationship with France, which thus became the eldest daughter of the Church.

(Source: The New Roman Missal by Father Lasance).