Celebrate Blessed Stanley Rother's First Feast Day!

July 28

The first feast day for Blessed Stanley Rother - the first U.S. martyr and first U.S.-born priest to be beatified - will be celebrated throughout the month of July.

Archbishop Coakley recommends families, individuals, kids and parishes choose among the many ways to honor Blessed Stanley on his feast day, including a new Oklahoma pilgrimage.

To find information on the pilgrimage, learn how to make a peg doll Stanley, download the prayers for canonization and his intercession and to watch the award-winning documentary on his life, "An Ordinary Martyr," go online to blessedstanleyrother.org.