St. Jerome Emiliani

St. Jerome Emiliani, born in Italy in 1481, is the patron saint of abandoned children and orphans. He became a priest in 1518 and began to devote much of his time to helping orphans, especially during a plague in 1528. He founded orphanages, a hospital and a shelter for women.

Catholic Review

Catholic Review

The Catholic Review is the official publication of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.