August 4 — St. John Vianney

August 4 — St. John Vianney

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August 4 — St. John Vianney
  • Saint John Vianney | Catholic Saints

  • Vianney Speaks

    Travel to 19th century France and the village church of Ars to witness the inspiring sermons and intimate prayers of Saint John Vianney, patron saint of parish priests. Born on the eve of the French Revolution, John Vianney witnessed the intense persecution of the Catholic Church and the heroism ...

  • Vianney Speaks: The Sermons of the Curé of Ars

    Listen to the inspiring sermons and intimate prayers of Saint John Vianney (1786- 1859), patron saint of parish priests, whose piercing insights and humor continue even today to inspire conversion and repentance. Born on the eve of the French Revolution, John Vianney witnessed the intense perse...

  • The Grace of Ars by Frederick Miller

    St. John Vianney is the patron saint of all parish priests. Pope Benedict XVI has held him up as the role model to follow in the recently declared Year for Priests (2009-2010). Priests and seminarians who wish to strengthen their commitment to the priesthood as well as men who are discerning the ...

  • The Joy of Being a Priest by Cardinal Christoph Schonborn

    This insightful book on the priesthood is based on a series of six talks that Cardinal Schoenborn addressed to an international group of priests in Ars, the village where the famed St. John Vianney served as pastor. Vianney, known as the Cure of Ars, is the patron of the Year For Priests announce...