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Saint of the Day for Monday, October 6th, 2014: St. Bruno


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Saint of the Day for Saturday, October 4th, 2014: St. Francis of Assisi


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St. Francis of Assisi (circa 1182-1220)

St. Francis of Assisi (circa 1182-1220) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

St. Francis of Assisi

 

 

 

Founder of the Franciscan Order, born at Assisi in Umbria, in 1181. In 1182, Pietro Bernardone returned from a trip to France to find out his wife had given birth to a son. Far from being excited or … continue reading

 

 

 

 

 

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Saint of the Day for Monday, August 11th, 2014


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St. Clare

Clare was a beautiful Italian noblewoman who became the Foundress of an order of nuns now called “Poor Clares.” When she heard St. Francis of Assisi preach, her heart burned with a great … continue reading

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quotation: Gilbert Chesterton


I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.

Gilbert Chesterton (1874-1936)

TODAY’S SAINT: St. Bernardine of Siena – Feastday May 20


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